Posts tagged "Footloose"

Kevin Bacon Goes ‘Footloose’ on Jimmy Fallon and ‘The Tonight Show’

30 years after breaking out in the first big screen outing of Footloose, Kevin Bacon brought his moves back to the dance floor for an epic introduction on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
By: Jason Marshall / March 22, 2014

Celebuzz Goes to the Movies: He Said/She Said ‘Footloose’ Review

With the highly anticipated premiere of Footloose today, the Celebuzz staff wanted to share a review of the movie for all those wondering if they should plunk down their hard-earned money for tickets tonight. Just for fun, we're giving two sides of the story -- a he said/she said review of the film! Special thank…
By: Wes Ferguson / October 14, 2011

Box Office Battle: ‘Footloose’ vs. ‘The Thing’ (POLL)

Hot remakes and bone-chilling prequels will own the box office this weekend. First, we have Julianne Hough starring in the much-anticipated remake of Footloose, but we also have Mary Elizabeth Winstead starring in The Thing, a prequel to the John Carpenter film of the same name. Which leading babe will have the number…
By: / October 14, 2011

Kenny Wormald: Before He Found ‘Footloose’ Fame (VIDEOS)

Kenny Wormald has some really big shoes to fill! The role of Ren McCormack was infamously played by Kevin Bacon in the 1984 Footloose, and teen heartthrobs Zac Efron and Chase Crawford were both cast for the remake, but had to turn down the role to work on other projects. Kenny may be a…
By: / October 14, 2011

Julianne Hough Performs Twice On ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ Tears Up (VIDEOS)

Footloose star and Dancing With The Stars vet Julianne Hough was brought to tears as she returned to the ballroom floor Tuesday night to perform on the stage where it all began. Julianne began the night with a slow, sensual dance with her co-star Kenny Wormald, and then the duo gave us a taste of what's to…
By: / October 12, 2011

‘Footloose’ Star Kenny Wormald Talks Rebellion, Bullying and a Love for Arguing

The movie world is about to get a heaping dose of dance, as the remake of Footloose is set to kick and step its way into theaters this weekend. The new version of the '80s classic has definitely been updated a bit -- from the actors to the music -- and the film's lead Kenny…
By: Mike Hess / October 12, 2011

Julianne Hough Dazzles at ‘Footloose’ Premiere in Nashville (PHOTOS)

Aside from the dancing, fun, storyline and music involved in the new version of Footloose, there's another major reason to see it: Julianne Hough. The blonde beauty, who steals the show with her dance moves and stunning looks in any scene she's in, did exactly that when she hit the red carpet for the…
By: Mike Hess / October 7, 2011

Give Back Hollywood Cuts Loose at ‘Footloose’ Premiere! (VIDEO)

We're all stoked about the remake of the classic 80's dance film Footloose! Even though the stars are busy and working hard to promote the project, they still take time to give back. Our friends at Give Back Hollywood were at the premiere and caught up with cast members Kenny Wormald, Andie McDowell…
By: / October 4, 2011

‘Footloose’ Giveaway! Win a Trip to Los Angeles!

Are you one of those people who just can’t stay still when a good tune comes on? Well, here’s a chance for your dancing habit to pay off, as Celebuzz, Idolator, Buzznet, Socialite Life, and The Frisky  are teaming up to give away a major Footloose prize package. One lucky dancing machine will get to…
By: Mike Hess / October 4, 2011

Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough Hit Red Hot ‘Footloose’ Premiere (PHOTOS)

There was certainly a pep in the step of the stars of Footloose on Monday night, as the scorching hot cast hit the red carpet of the film's Los Angeles premiere. Newcomer Kenny Wormald held his own alongside red-hot Julianne Hough as the two stars of the amped-up remake strutted their stuff. Wormald rocked…
By: Mike Hess / October 4, 2011

‘Footloose’ Soundtrack Revealed! Blake Shelton to Sing Title Track

Get ready to cut Footloose!  Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green are kicking off their Sunday shoes for the film's soundtrack, and we have your first look at all the featured songs. It covers a wide variety of music featuring edge/rock/hip-hop tracks, and Blake will be singing the title track, originally covered by Kenny Loggins! See…
By: / August 9, 2011

Got Dance Skills? Use Them to Win a Trip to ‘Footloose’ Premiere!

Can you bust a move like a pro? Or just love dancing in general? We've got the scoop on a way that your moves can win you a sweet trip! Footloose, which will hit theaters in October, is letting fans show off their own steps via user videos, and the videos that get the most…
By: Mike Hess / August 4, 2011

Julianne Hough in Daisy Dukes for New ‘Footloose’ Poster (PHOTOS)

From the looks of this new Footloose poster, we can expect some dirty dancing from Dancing with the Stars alum Julianne Hough and up-and-comer Kenny Wormald! In the movie, Julianne and Kenny's characters rebel against the town’s (and Julianne’s father played by Dennis Quaid) no-dancing law. From the looks of the trailer, the…
By: / June 27, 2011

Kenny Wormald Gets ‘Footloose’ & Explains How Remake Differs from Classic Film

He made his mark (and showed off his dance moves) with a starring role in Center Stage: Turn It Up, now Kenny Warmald is about to get his big break with the leading role in Footloose with Julianne Hough.  The up-and-coming actor talks to Celebuzz about the daunting task of remaking a classic, stepping…
By: Wes Ferguson / June 23, 2011

Julianne Hough as Preacher’s Daughter in ‘Footloose’ Trailer (VIDEO)

Julianne Hough welcomes the new guy to the neighborhood with some seductive dance moves! In the first trailer to be released of the remake Footloose, the former Dancing with the Stars pro and newcomer Kenny Wormald rebel against the town's (and Julianne's father played by Dennis Quaid) no dancing law.  From the looks of…
By: / June 22, 2011

Chace Crawford Cut Loose From ‘Footloose’ Remake

Gossip Girl dreamboat Chace Crawford has backed out of his starring role in a Footloose remake. Chace was set to star in the remake after Zac Efron previously dropped out of the running for the role. Is this role poison to dreamboats or what? An "insider" tells Entertainment Weekly that Gossip Girl'…
By: Alex Blagg / April 13, 2010

Kenny Ortega Talks ‘Flashdance’ Departure

The upcoming Footloose remake lost a major part of its draw when famed director Kenny Ortega dropped out of the project over the weekend Ortega reportedly ditched his duties after disputes over the tone and budget of the dance flick, but in a statement issued Monday he insisted that he was taking a…
By: Betsy Waldman / October 29, 2009

Kenny Ortega Drops Out Of ‘Footloose’

The upcoming Footloose remake seems to be losing some major street cred. First, High School Musical star Zac Efron dropped out of the film. He was replaced by Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford. Now, famed HSM director Kenny Ortega has said sayonara to the project, which begins filming in March, due to reported…
By: Betsy Waldman / October 26, 2009

Chace Crawford Is Getting Buff for Footloose

Good news, ladies; there's more of Chace Crawford to love these days. The Gossip Girl dude took time out at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday to tell MTV about the "intense" training regimen for his upcoming starring role in the Footloose remake. "I'm getting muscles that I didn't…
By: Celebuzz / August 12, 2009

Julianne Hough: Not Quite Ready to Get Footloose

Not so fast, Julianne Hough; your spot in the upcoming remake of Footloose isn't quite a done deal yet. Despite reports that Hough had pretty much secured a starring role alongside Chace Crawford in the movie, the New York Post reports that the Dancing With the Stars cast member may be…
By: Celebuzz / June 24, 2009
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