Zac Efron to star in ‘Footloose’ remakeOctober 11th, 2008 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 10 (IANS) “High School Musical 3” (HSM) director Kenny Ortega is hoping to bring a new version of 1980s movie “Footloose” to the big screen, and he’s looking to a HSM star to take the lead in the new version.Ortega says that Zac Efron is likely to be the star, calling the 20-year-old “perfect” for the main role, reports thehollywoodnews.com.
“I think he’d be the perfect candidate to step in. I mean he’s got this global excitement, this wonderful know-how.” he said.
“He’s the perfect age, so versatile, and talented and dynamic. You know it’s hard for me to even imagine anybody that I think would be more perfectly suited,” he added.