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Recasting ‘The Breakfast Club’

Emma Watson, Michael Cera, Justin Bieber step into John Hughes’ classic film

Emma Watson as Claire Standish

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On the heels of bad remakes of Footloose and The Thing, Peter Travers wondered what other Eighties movie was prime for a redo. Votes cast on Twitter, Facebook and in his blog made the answer clear: The Breakfast Club.

Here, Harry Potter's Emma Watson steps out of her role as the smartest wizard of her age and into the shoes of popular girl Claire Standish, originally played by Molly Ringwald.

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Justin Bieber as Brian Johnson

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Justin Bieber as Brian Johnson

The teen heartthrob becomes the straight-laced academic overachiever originally played by Anthony Michael Hall.

Evan Rachel Wood as Allison Reynolds

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Evan Rachel Wood as Allison Reynolds

Wood, most recently known for Mildred Pierce and True Blood, steps into the "basket case" role created by Ally Sheedy.

Micheal Cera as Richard Vernon

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Micheal Cera as Richard Vernon

The indie comedy star takes a turn as the movie's much hated teacher, originally played by Paul Gleason.

Zac Efron as Andrew Clark

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Zac Efron as Andrew Clark

The former Disney star known for playing High School Musical's basketball star, Troy Bolton, takes on "jock" Andrew Clark, originally played by Emilio Estevez.

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