Kevin Bacon Sees New 'Footloose,' Tweets Approval
Breathe easy, Kenny Wormald; your Ren forefather quite likes your moves.
There were screams of "blasphemy" when it was announced that Paramount was producing a remake of its hit 1984 film, "Footloose," but it opened to surprisingly positive reviews two weeks ago. Of course, the only review that really matters is that of the original film's star, Kevin Bacon, who tweeted that he saw the movie on Sunday.
"F-Loose! Just saw it. Congrats to Craig, Kenny, Julianne, Dennis,Andie, Miles, and the rest of the cast. U guys rocked it!" he wrote, tweeting a picture of his ticket stub to prove it.
It's quite good news, though it does make us wonder: why did he pay to see the film? Why wasn't he at the premiere -- or, at the very least, why didn't he watch on a screener?
Recently, Bacon remembered back to his time on set -- and one thing about the original film that did disturb him.
"Are you kidding? I was furious," Bacon remembered about his being subbed out for stunt dance doubles during the famous warehouse scene. "It's like a starting pitcher getting taken out of a game - no one wants to be told they can't get the guy out."