Posts tagged "footloose"

Real-Life “Footloose” Erupts At Vermont High School Over Twerking

Guys, serious crisis: Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont has canceled its homecoming dance due to a rampant fear of twerking. In a letter published in the local paper, The Bennington Banner, the school's principal, Sue Maguire, explains: Over the past couple of years, since Miley Cyrus took the stage ‘twerking’…
By: Claire Hannum / September 6, 2014

Win This! “Footloose” Prize Package

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: The Frisky / October 4, 2011

Does “Footloose” Without Kevin Bacon Smell As Sweet?

When I was a kid, the plot of a small town outlawing dancing didn't seem at all ridiculous. Now, somehow it does. So I'm not sure what to think of the remake of "Footloose," the tale of the new kid in town who swivels his hips into the life of the preacher's daughter. I'm digging…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 22, 2011

Kenny Wormald Is The New Kevin Bacon In “Footloose”

At first I thought this guy's name was Kenny Wormland, but that was just my eyes being tricky. Actually, his name is Kenny Wormald and he was just cast as the Kevin Bacon character in the new, big screen remake of "Footloose." Yeah, I'm still not sure why they're remaking it either, but…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 22, 2010

Chace Crawford Set To Star In Footloose Remake

Chace Crawford is now, sort of, one degree from Kevin Bacon -- he has officially signed on as Ren McCormack in the new "Footloose" remake. Not only will he actually have to sing, but he'll also have to keep up with his leading lady, played by "Dancing With the Stars"' Julianne Hough. Kenny Ortega, also…
By: Deborah Findling / June 23, 2009

Quickies!: The Men Of No Doubt Still Look Like Sidekicks

The guys of No Doubt looked like orderlies at a mental institution while performing on "Today" this morning. [Dlisted] -- They couldn't fit into the Harajuku Girls' costumes, so they had to rob a cricket team. Hayden Panettiere might join Chace Crawford in the "Footloose" remake. [Perez Hilton] -- Good thing…
By: Annika Harris / May 1, 2009

Zac Efron Gets Footloose!

“High School Musical 3: Senior Year”, the last in the mega-popular series, just hit theaters this weekend, but its leading man, Zac Efron, really is graduating! Paramount plans on remaking “Footloose,” the classic '80s flick starring Kevin Bacon, and Efron is signed on to star as the rebellious toe tapper, Ren McCormack. That’s right, the…
By: Simcha / October 21, 2008