As the remake of 1984’s Footloose, around a town that has actually banned rock and also dancing, access time theatres Friday, the original star remembers how frustrated he was that he didn’t execute all the dance moves that helped make the film a success. Kevin Bacon states that that did the majority of the to dance in the film, other than for the lively warehouse scene.

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“I to be furious,” Bacon, 53, tells People. “It’s favor a beginning pitcher gaining taken out of a game – no one wants to be told castle can’t obtain the guy out.”


“I had actually a stunt double, a dance dual and 2 gymnastics doubles,” the goes on come say. “There were 5 of united state in the f—ing outfit, and also I feel horrible.”

Bacon walk look back on much of the suffer fondly it seems, particularly after the studio dug up his initial audition tape.

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“Honestly, i was ,” Bacon, who remained in his late-20s at the time, says. “The energy, the hunger, the determination … it to be cockiness really. Ns oozed it.”

Arguably, Footloose do Bacon a star and went on come make more than $80 million dollars as soon as it opened in February of 1984.

The brand-new film stars Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, and Andie MacDowell.

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