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First Look: Poster & Photos from Craig Brewer's 'Footloose' Remake

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June 21, 2011
Source: MTV

Kenny Wormald in Footloose

Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose! Are you ready to return to Bomont, circa 2011? MTV has debuted the first look at a poster and a set of photos for Paramount's upcoming musical remake of Footloose. Although names like Zac Efron and Chace Crawford were thrown around, newcomer Kenny Wormald stars as Ren MacCormack this time, and can be seen lounging on his vintage yellow VW beetle on the first official poster. I've tossed up a few of the photos, just for atmosphere, because if you really want to go all MTV and ogle the rest of the cast, you can head to MTV and do just that, plus a trailer is hitting late tonight.

Footloose Poster

Footloose Poster

This new version of Footloose from Paramount Pictures is being directed by Craig Brewer, of Black Snake Moan and Hustle & Flow previously. Just wait ’till you see the trailer and find out what he's done to update this classic musical. In addition to Kenny Wormald starring as the rebellious teen Ren MacCormack, the cast includes Julianne Hough as Ariel Moore, Dennis Quaid, Ray McKinnon, Ziah Colon, and Miles Teller as Willard. I'm intrigued to see how Brewer has made this his own and how they've changed it, but other than that, it's just another musical. Footloose is scheduled for release on October 14th. Excited yet?

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  • Xerxexx
    Why? Why!? WHY!? "This is our time!" Only a Goonie can say that dammit!
  • Kick off yer sunday shooooooeees. It's surely just a bit out of date, no?
    • Yea, that's why they're updating it to 2011. Just you wait until you see the trailer, you'll probably be like "wtf?"
      • He he, man Footloose made me want to run to abandoned warehouse and just cut loose, like foot loose, I kicked off ma sunday shoes and then stood on a nail and had to get a tetanus injection.
  • MP
    Tired of all these remakes out the wazoo....
  • duane
    come on, they're doing "Footloose" and still no word yet on the "Last Dragon" remake? Damn. and on another note, this is a very interesting choice for Brewer. From hustle and flow and black snake moan to this?  hmmmm......
  • I want Troy's bucket to fall on his face in that poster
  • Anonymous
    Theres no point in remaking this classic. The guy even looks like Kevin bacon, the same car...blah
  • Anonymous
    BUMBLEBEE!!! Sorry, right car; wrong movie. Sadly
  • So I guess 80's raybans will be back in style
    • Adkinswendy
      too late.  and they've brought them back in (wait for it...) neon colors. it's enough to make me sick.

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