Kevin Bacon In Talks to Star Opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges in R.I.P.D

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Kevin Bacon is in talks to join the cast of R.I.P.D. ("Rest in Peace Department), the supernatural action film from Universal Pictures.

The film, based on the Dark Horse comic, centers on a police department for the dead.

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Bacon is in final negotiations to join Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges as the villain in the film from director Robert Schwentke (RED). 

R.I.P.D will start production soon and is set to hit theaters on June 28, 2012.

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Kevin Bacon was born in Philadelphia and began his big screen acting career with the role of Chip Diller in the 1978 classic, Animal House.  Since then Bacon has starred in movies such as Friday the 13th, Footloose, Tremors, JFK, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Wild Things, and Stir of Echoes.

Kevin Bacon is also extremely well known due to the popular trivia game, Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.  The game involves linking Bacon to any other star using up to six connections of stars that star in the same movies.  Why Kevin Bacon?  Well he's been in a lot of movies and his name rhyme with separation.  What more do you need?

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