Paramount Readies Licensing for Footloose

In anticipation of the April 1, 2011, release of Footloose, Paramount Licensing is developing a merchandise program for the revamped film in all product categories.Principle casting was recently announced for Footloose, which will include Kenny Wormald as

April 6, 2018

In anticipation of the April 1, 2011, release of

Footloose,

Paramount Licensing is developing a merchandise program for the revamped film in all product categories.

Principle casting was recently announced for

Footloose,

which will include Kenny Wormald as Ren, Julianne Hough as Ariel, Dennis Quaid as Reverend Moore and Miles Teller as Willard. The movie is being written and directed by Craig Brewer (

Hustle and Flow, Black Snake Moan

), who will shoot from a script he adapted from Dean Pitchford's original film. Pitchford is executive producer of the remake. Craig Zadan, who was producer on the original film, has partnered with Neil Meron and producers Brad Weston and Dylan Sellers. Choreography will be done by Jamal Sims.

In other Paramount Licensing news:

  • California Costumes has signed on to create a costume based on the iconic floor-length black gown in Breakfast at Tiffany's. The costume will feature a cut-out back, multi-strand pearl necklace and tiara. It will retail for $45 and will be available this summer in stores and online.
    • Now and Zen Productions' Callahan Auto Parts T-shirts inspired by Tommy Boy are now available at Target. The T-shirts retail for $7.99.

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