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Q&A: 'Footloose' stars Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, and director Craig Brewer
Q&A: 'Footloose' stars Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, and director Craig Brewer

Yeah, right. Like any town would outlaw dancing, as officials do in the 1984 movie “Footloose” and its remake, opening Oct. 14. Or would they? “Our producers searched, just to make sure it was still relevant, to see if anything like this was still happening,” says newcomer Kenny Wormald, who plays the Ren McCormack role originated by Kevin Bacon, “and they stopped counting at 100 towns that had a ban on dancing.” Adds director and former Bolingbrook resident Craig Brewer (“Hustle and Flow”), “It’s a lot more common than you’d think. There’s one town in Orange County, they just canceled prom.” OK then. The...

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