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The Unfortunate Way Rob Lowe Found Out He Was Cut From 'The Outsiders'

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In a recent visit to HuffPost Live, Rob Lowe recalled to host Ricky Camilleri the first time he saw "The Outsiders." The film was first shot as a direct remake of the book, but when it hit theaters, much of the Lowe's part as Sodapop Curtis was cut out. It wasn't until 2005 that Francis Ford Coppola released the original movie as it was intended as "The Outsiders: The Complete Novel." Lowe said he had no idea his part would be slashed until he saw the screening. "It wasn't a great thing to do to an 18-year-old kid," he said on HuffPost Live. "As I have produced since then, whenever an actor is not going to be in the cut in a way they would have expected, I make sure to tell them." Watch the whole segment here.