Trivia (6)

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

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

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

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

The USA changed the film title 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.