With the release of the Footloose remake starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid on October 14, the door swung wide open for the original to re-emerge and debut on Blu-ray.
It came as no surprise yesterday when Paramount announced the 1984 Footloose starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer and John Lithgow will debut on Blu-ray and return to DVD in a deluxe edition on September 27. Both sets include 30 minutes of all-new bonus features, while the Blu-ray will benefit from 1080p video and 6.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.
The new bonus features that will appear on Blu-ray and DVD include:
- Let’s Dance! Kevin Bacon on Footloose
- From Bomont to the Big Apple: An Interview with Sarah Jessica Parker
- Remembering Willard
- Kevin Bacon’s Screen Test
- Kevin Bacon Costume Montage
Exclusive to Blu-ray:
- Footloose: A Modern Musical – Part 1
- Footloose: A Modern Musical – Part 2
- Footloose: Songs That Tell A Story
- Theatrical Trailer
And previously released and shared by both new versions:
- Commentary by Kevin Bacon
- Commentary by producer Craig Zadan and writer Dean Pitchford
Footloose on Blu-ray carries an SRP of $24.99. Check back regularly for the cover art and Amazon’s pre-order link.