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Julianne Hough On The 'Footloose' Remake: 'We Didn't Mess This Up'

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Co-Star Julianne Hough attends FOOTLOOSE Nashville screening on October 6, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Paramount) | Getty

Julianne Hough is having quite a moment. In addition to co-starring in next summer's 'Rock of Ages' and Diablo Cody's directorial debut, the former 'Dancing With the Stars' professional pulls on the iconic pair of red cowboy boots for the 'Footloose' remake. Directed by Craig Brewer, Hough stars as Ariel, a small-town preacher's rebellious daughter -- a role first played by Lori Singer in 1984. Is she worried about backlash from fans of the beloved original? "We didn't mess this up," Hough told Moviefone. "Just go see it; there's so many skeptical people out there that have gone to see it already and we've changed their minds."

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