Trivia (6)

Félicie, voiced by Elle Fanning, competes for the lead role in the ballet The Nutcracker. Fanning previously appeared in The Nutcracker in 3D (2010).

Nat Wolff replaces Dane DeHaan as Victor in the American release of the film. DeHaan voices Victor in the original version of the film.

Maddie Ziegler voices Félicie's rival, who has an overbearing mother; Ziegler is a dancer in real life, having appeared on Dance Moms (2011).

WILHELM SCREAM: When M. Luteau crashes his motorcycle into a stump.

Which is the one country that change the name of this film? USA changed it from ballerina to leap.

The character played by Maddie Ziegler is repeatedly said to have no passion and emotion when she dances which ends up losing her the place in the final show. When performing on Dance Moms, Maddie was well know for putting a lot of emotion into her performances, (the Maddie face) and became one of her signature moves.