Footloose: Welcome to the New Millennium, Ren

Richard Lawson · 10/14/11 10:43AM

The much-dreaded (by some, at least) remake of the 1984 teen classic turns out to be, with an injection of youth, quite spry indeed. It's an old story made refreshingly new. But not too new.

Footloose: This Is What Happens When MTV Remakes a Classic

Matt Cherette · 06/21/11 10:26PM

Here's a trailer for Footloose—yes, that Footloose—which will ruin your childhood when it hits theaters in October. The remake, produced by MTV, stars newcomer Kenny Wormald as Ren, Dancing with the Stars' Julianne Hough as Ariel, and Dennis Quaid as Ariel's dance-banning preacher father. There's dancing! And driving! And fighting!