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Erica Defoor of Conyers gets set up by Jimmy Shaw of the movie’s casting company to have a head shot taken during the August 2010 casting call. for the movie remake of “Footloose” along with hundred of hopefuls. The movie filmed in Covington in September. An open casting call was held at DeKalb Technical College, drawing about 500 people.

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Georgia beats Tennessee in 'Footloose' remake

Tax incentives draw movie makers to Peach State

ATLANTA (AP) -- The annoyingly addictive theme song and happily partying kids from the opening credits are just memories and the mood is grim when Dennis Quaid's character addresses a crowd in one of the first scenes in the new, filmed-in-Georgia "Footloose" remake.

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Hundreds show up for 'Footloose' casting call

COVINGTON -- Hundreds of hopefuls turned out for an open casting call for the remake of the movie "Footloose" Thursday at DeKalb Technical College. The casting director got just what he asked for -- people of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds showed up, from young women glammed up in short skirts and high heels to middle-aged men in business suits to elderly couples dressed in their finest church clothes.

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