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Zac Efron is Footloose

Zac Efron is Footloose

Musicals are definitely making their comeback!!

Since Zac Efron‘s jump from High School Musical to Hairspray, Paramount has scooped him up for the musical remake of the 1984 film Footloose .

Per Variety, Zac, 19, will bring his musical-leading-man act as Ren McCormack, the rebellious newcomer (originally played by Kevin Bacon) in a town where dancing has been banned.

Director Kenny Ortega (High School Musical) is in negotiations to helm and choreograph.

Catch Zac in Hairspray on Friday, July 20!

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Credit: Variety; Photos: Frazer Harrison/Kevin Winter/Getty, Matt Sayles/AP
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