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Oh, Sad: Girls Just Want to Have Fun Remake in the Works

Man! This one hurts a little. Twentieth Century Fox and Lakeshore Entertainment are planning a remake of the 1985 teen movie Girls Just Want to Have Fun. The film starred little baby-faced Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker as two teenage friends who love to dance and long to make their way — despite, of course, disapproving parents because parents just don't understand — onto their favorite show: Dance TV.

That part of the news is not too hard to swallow, since everything's being remade these days. '80s remakes, remakes, everywhere. But here's the kicker: according to Variety, "The comedy will be developed as a potential star vehicle for Miley Cyrus."

So, allow me to amend: this one hurts a lot. Miley Cyrus?! Really?


reesiecup reesiecup 8 years
is it bad that i totally don't remember this movie? i wonder if these ladies ever worked together thereafter
AndiO1225 AndiO1225 8 years
My sisters and I love this movie, and my little niece just doesn't get our excitement at all. Well, she's 15 now and too cool for us.
darlene darlene 8 years
I hope its not true
susanec susanec 8 years
My eighth-grade self just died a little.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 8 years
I'm so sick of remakes.I agree they should never make a breakfast club remake but what would really hurt me is if they make a princess bride remake.
cibele cibele 8 years
Noooo, Breakfast club would be a crime! lol
ManiMartinixo ManiMartinixo 8 years
This one hurts but when they remake Breakfast Club I'm jumping off the earth.
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
right, because we wouldn't want to taint the oscar worthy work in the original.
superstar2780 superstar2780 8 years
haha symphonee. my thoughts exactly.
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I am tired of remakes and personally I wouldn't mind kicking Miley Cyrus in her teeth. This is just..... can't think of a word for it. Exasperation kinda fits here.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Merrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. I'm so horrified I can't even form an actual word.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Enough with the remakes! Hollywood get some original ideas! That is all.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
I just cant stand these remakes.. I dont think miley would be a bad choice though...
smileyface smileyface 8 years
I'm so sick of all of these remakes. Can't anyone come up with an original idea anymore?! And its not just movies, its TV too. Kicking off good original programming to remake a new version of a show that went off air long ago and was obviously canceled or had run its course for a reason. Time for Hollywood to get some new ideas and stop recycling the old ones.
briggs313 briggs313 8 years
i love miley! not sure how she would be in a dance movie tho ...
felicityporter felicityporter 8 years
Oh please God no. This is one of my fave 80s movies. Cheesy yes but NO MILEY.
lauriegilbert lauriegilbert 8 years
Oh ouch. Just ouch.
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