won’t be starring in the remake of “Footloose” after all. He’s pulled out of the project in which he would have reprised the role that made us all lust afterKevin Bacon
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The Kansas City Star
Efron, 21, is promoting his film, “17 Again,” which opens in April. He hasn’t said publicly why he walked away from “Footloose,” but the “High School Musical” supernova is reportedly trying to take on more varied roles.
A Paramount Pictures rep toldusmagazine.com
that the studio remains committed to rebooting the movie for a new generation.