Amy Smart will join Tom Malloy and a cast of swing dancing champions in Trick Candle Productions and Dolger Films' West Coast swing dance romance Love N' Dancing.

Robert Iscove will direct from a screenplay by Malloy about a bored English teacher and her swing dancing instructor who fall in love and try to win the world title while holding on to each other's hearts.

Production is set to begin on Jul 16 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Robert Royston and Sylvia Caminer are serving as producers.

Smart's credits include Starship Troopers, Road Trip, Crank The Butterfly Effect and Varsity Blues.

Malloy has appeared in Gravesend, The Attic, and the upcoming thriller The Alphabet Killer.