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

10/11/2011 10:06 pm ET | Updated Dec 11, 2011
  • Sharon Knolle The Moviefone Blog

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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