Banderas Showcases His Best Moves in 'Takes the Lead'
April 5, 2006

Antonio Banderas is showing off his best moves in his new flick, "Take the Lead." And while dancing his way into theaters, he swept his wife, Melanie Griffith, into his arms Tuesday night to show "Extra" just how it's done.

A modest Melanie revealed, "He's a much better dancer than I am." But Antonio disagreed. "She's a trained dancer. She did 'Chicago,' remember?"

So after the movie, what is Antonio's favorite dance to perform? "The Tango," he said, "Because of the difficulty and the challenge."

Banderas certainly sets the screen on fire in his sizzling Tango scene with professional dancer Katya Virshilas. Katya admitted that the scene was so sexy it took her breath away. "Oh, it's hot," she promised.

While "Desperate Housewives" star Alfre Woodward doesn't get to dance with Antonio in the film, she said co-starring with him was a thrill. "Why not go to work with Antonio?" she said.

Check out Antonio's red-hot moves for yourself when "Take the Lead" dances into cinemas this Friday, April 7.

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