Footloose Remake Trailer: So You Think You Banned Dance


Kick off your Tuesday-night shoes! The trailer for Craig Brewer's Footloose remake just premiered on MTV — a place that is also trying to do away with rock music! — and though it's been modernized with some poppin' and some lockin', this is pretty much the same Footloose you knew and loved on VHS. Sub in Dennis Quaid for John Lithgow and keep the yellow VW Bug, the red tuxedo, the train-tracks scene, and the factory dance, and you've got the formula down for Brewer's agreeable-looking remake. But now Ren has a Southie accent! And we are fine with that, because Mark Wahlberg totally would have been cast in this if they had remade it in 1992. [MTV]