Kevin Bacon Reviews Footloose Remake

Us WeeklyOctober 24, 2011
Kevin Bacon Reviews Footloose Remake

Wait, Kevin Bacon wasn't invited to the big Hollywood premiere of Footloose 2011?

Now 53, Bacon became a household name when he starred in the original 1984 classic film, about a small-town teen who brings dancing and rock music back to a religious town.

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Bacon apparently wasn't part of the festivities when the 2011 remake -- starring Kenny Wormald in the lead role, opposite Julianne Hough and directed by Craig Brewer -- had its big splashy debut several weeks ago in NYC and L.A.

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So, two weeks after the flick hit theaters, Bacon caught a matinee of the new Footloose in Boston, sharing a pic of his ticket stub on his WhoSay page.

"F-Loose!" Bacon wrote. "Just saw it. Congrats to Craig, Kenny, Julianne, Dennis [Quaid], Andie [MacDowell], Miles [Teller] and the rest of the cast. U guys rocked it!"

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Met with middling reviews, the remake of Footloose has earned nearly $31 million after two weeks in theaters.

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