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    Did Anyone Else Know That "Footloose" Is Being Remade?

    Talk about a town running out of ideas. Hollywood has decided to remake Footloose. The only thought that comes to mind is WHY?

    Chace Crawford to step into `Footloose' role (WHO? )


    LOS ANGELES (AP) Chace Crawford is stepping into the starring role in the remake of "Footloose."

    The "Gossip Girl" actor will reprise the role that made Kevin Bacon a heartthrob back in 1984.

    Paramount Pictures said Tuesday that Crawford will star as Ren McCormack, the bad boy in a small town who brings everyone together with his daring moves.

    Kenny Ortega, the mastermind behind the "High School Musical" movies, will direct. HSM star Zac Efron originally was set to play the part but dropped out of the project in March.

    News of Crawford's casting was first reported online by Us Weekly magazine. Us said Crawford had been in contract negotiations for a while, and was struggling to make the movie work with his "Gossip Girl" schedule.


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    Cuz I gotta cut loose...Chickenfootloose!

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    Hey Hollywood....remake this:



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    Quote Originally Posted by Summer Nights in Cabo View Post
    Cuz I gotta cut loose...Chickenfootloose!

    k...that's just bad!

    as for the remake...yeah heard about it a while back...damn shame. That is one movie that was just perfect the first time. I watch it all the time. It stands up really well...there is just no reason to redo this one.
    Stay out of it, dude.


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    Imagine being a writer more than 20 years ago when you actually had to write something from scratch. You know, a fresh idea....?


    These guys spending all their time walking around Blockbuster looking for their next project or what??
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    Quote Originally Posted by broken9500 View Post
    k...that's just bad!

    as for the remake...yeah heard about it a while back...damn shame. That is one movie that was just perfect the first time. I watch it all the time. It stands up really well...there is just no reason to redo this one.
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    They are also ruining The Karate Kid with a remake played by Jackie Chan as Mr. Myagi and Will Smith's son Jaden as the kid.
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    Footloose? Karate Kid? Is nothing sacred any more? Truly sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    Imagine being a writer more than 20 years ago when you actually had to write something from scratch. You know, a fresh idea....?


    These guys spending all their time walking around Blockbuster looking for their next project or what??
    I don't think Hollywood knows what a new idea is. That would take creativity.

    That was my first question as well: WHY?????
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post


    These guys spending all their time walking around Blockbuster looking for their next project or what??
    Hey, don't give them THAT much credit...I think they use Netflix.
    Just go for it!

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    I think that there should be a law that says that if the remake sucks, the entire production team,and the studio honcho who green-lighted it, should all be hung en mas at Mann's Chinese Theater.
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    At least with Karate Kid, they are actually calling it the Kung Fu Kid.

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    Next thing you know they'll be making another Star Trek or....


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    Quote Originally Posted by xaminer View Post
    They are also ruining The Karate Kid with a remake played by Jackie Chan as Mr. Myagi and Will Smith's son Jaden as the kid.
    Woah, Woah ,Woah!
    It's bad enough their remaking Footloose (and yes...the question "why?" does come to mind)...but their remaking the Karate Kid? My God! I mean if there is a demand, then fine,I suppose, but I'm with everyone else as far as originality. Is there really nothing else to write about that would be interesting, if not blockbuster material? I think the Wrestler was a good example. That movie had it all , but it was considered indie. I hope this isn't a sign that's all we have to look forward to is cornball remakes.
    She looks so $#@!'n good ,so sexy and so frail....Somethin's got the bite on me, I'm goin' straight to Hell.

 

 

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