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  • Footloose

    Ren McCormack's found a new face in Hollywood newbie Kenny Wormald. Wormald, who appeared in MTV's "Dancelife" and has toured with the likes of Justin Timberlake, will be reprising Kevin Bacon's role as a city boy with dancing dreams in the upcoming remake of 1984's "Footloose." Wormald told MTV News that the remake is "all new, but it also pays homage to the original."
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  • Footloose

    "Dancing with the Stars" alum Julianne Hough willl play Ariel, originally portrayed by Lori Singer. Madonna reportedly auditioned for the role of Ariel, losing out to then relatively unknown Lori Singer.
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  • 'Footloose': Who Is in the Remake?

    Diane Wiest has enjoyed much success on the screen, including her role as Vi Moore, the wife of the Rev. Shaw Moore in the '80s classic "Footloose." Andie MacDowell will play Vi in the new version of the film.
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  • 'Footloose': Who Is in the Remake?

    Kim Dickens, who also stars on the HBO show "Treme," will play Lulu in the 2011 remake of "Footloose."
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  • 'Footloose': Who Is in the Remake?

    Sarah Jessica Parker played Rusty, best friend to the lead female character, Ariel, in 1984's "Footloose." Ziah Colon will play the part in the remake of the film.
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  • Footloose

    Dennis Quaid will join the "Footloose" cast in the role of Reverend Moore, originally played by John Lithgow. Rev. Moore was responsible for enforcing laws against rock music. Lithgow recently starred alongside Katie Holmes in the revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons." He also played the role of a killer on "Dexter."
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  • Chris Penn

    Chris Penn's film breakthrough came in Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 teen gang movie "Rumble Fish." But it wasn't until "Footloose" the following year that Penn captured his first truly memorable role as the best buddy of Kevin Bacon's rebellious dance opponent. The younger brother of Sean Penn, Chris died in 2006 at age 40.
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  • Denise Williams

    In 1984, Denise Williams released the album "Let's Hear It for the Boy," which was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was featured on the soundtrack to the motion picture "Footloose."
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  • Bonnie Tyler

    Thanks to Bonnie Tyler, many women in the 1980s were holdin' out for a hero till the end of the night. Her classic song "Holding Out for a Hero" appeared on the "Footloose" soundtrack. It has been covered by many artists since then, including Joss Stone, Frou Frou and Emery.
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