Hayden Panettiere to Get Footloose


Apr. 30 2009, Published 11:09 a.m. ET

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Sure, she's indestructable on Heroes, but does Hayden Panettiere have the singing and dancing super powers needed to land herself a part in the upcoming remake of Footloose?

According to report on, the teen TV star has thrown her name into the hat of hopefuls by auditioning for a part in the film — an update of the 1980s classic that made Kevin Bacon a household name and which was turned into a Broadway hit in recent years.

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The story claims that Hayden recently showed off her vocal talents for the producers. "They were really impressed," E! quotes a source as saying. "No one realized what a good singer she is."

Gossip Girl hunk Chace Crawford is reportedly lined up to star in the lead role of big-city kid Ren who stirs things up with his hip-shaking moves in a strict small town. The part had originally been slated for Zac Efron,


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