Hayden Panettiere has auditioned for a role in the ‘Footloose‘ remake.
The ‘Heroes’ actress tried out for the part of Ariel Moore in the updated
version of the 80s film, and wowed bosses – including director Kenny Ortega
- with her vocal ability.
"They were really impressed. No one realised what a good
singer she is."
‘Gossip Girl‘ actor Chace Crawford has been linked to the lead role of Ren
McCormack, who was originally played by Kevin Bacon.
Gossip website E! reports Chace’s role in the movie is "pretty much a done
‘High School Musical‘ star Zac Efron was previously set to play Ren, but
pulled out after deciding he did not want to appear in another musical
In the movie, city boy Ren moves to a small town where rock music and
dancing is outlawed. Ren decides to get the laws changed, and during the
process Ariel falls in love with him.
** I just want to say that Footloose should be one of those movies that directors are NOT ALLOWED to remake. There… I said it.
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