Kevin Bacon Sees Remake Of Footloose

By Radar Staff

Kevin Bacon went to the movies this weekend, but not just any movie.

The star of the original Footloose says he saw — and apparently loved — the remake of the 1984 film that shot him to superstardom.

Bacon even tweeted a photo of his ticket stub to his WhoSay page Sunday after seeing the film in Boston.

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“F-Loose!” Bacon posted on Twitter. “Just saw it. Congrats to Craig, Kenny, Julianne, Dennis,Andie, Miles, and the rest of the cast. U guys rocked it!”

Kenny Wormald, the 27-year-old dancer turned actor who plays Ren in the remake, tweeted back, “Thank you!!! @kevinbacon – your my favorite Ren.”

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Footloose costar Julianne Hough tweeted, “82 and sunny in LA just when I thought it couldn’t get any better! Thank you so much! :)”

Bacon, 53, was asked to be in the remake, but he opted not to take a role.

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The remake of Footloose continues to do well at the box office. In two weeks, its earned nearly $31 million at the box office. (It’s budget was $24 million).


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