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Kevin Bacon Sees Remake Of Footloose


Oct. 24 2011, Updated 10:30 a.m. ET

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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.

"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!"

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

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.

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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