Timberlake helped cast Footloose star

Brewer, who directed Timberlake in 2006 film Black Snake Moan, turned to the singer/actor for help when he needed to cast a budding star who could dance as Ren McCormack in the remake.

Timberlake recommended one of his former back-up dancers, Kenny Wormald.

Brewer tells HollyScoop.com, “It was important that we had a new and young and fresh face for Ren McCormack, that’s who Kevin Bacon was back in the day, and we spent forever looking.”