Julianne Hough Wants A Bad Boy to Do FOOTLOSE
With the departure of Chace Crawford from the lead role in Paramount’s remake of FOOTLOSE, there has been an ongoing search for a replacement. Julianne Hough who will play the love interest of the lead character suggested the possibility of rough, bad boy for Crawford’s replacement.
According to MTV News, Hough says that she is excited about the nationwide search for her leading man and would like to see an actor with edge to replace Crawford.
Paramount has had many difficulties keeping cast and crew members committed to the project. Crawford is the most recent departure from the project since director Kenny Ortega. Chace Crawford left after scheduling conflicts with the taping of his show Gossip Girl.
Julianne Hough stated she understood why he had to leave. She said she understands the schedule conflict as her schedule is still not ironed out.
Despite her schedule, Julianne is still on board. Screenwriter Craig Brewer signed to replace Kenny Ortega as director. The search for the leading man is still underway.