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Kevin Bacon is turning cult film Tremors into a TV series

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Kevin Bacon is returning to television for a new series, but in a role many are already familiar with.

The actor has partnered with Blumhouse Productions and Universal Cable Productions to bring his 1990 cult film about giant worms, Tremors, to television, according to a report from Entertainment Weekly.

Bacon will reprise his role as Valentine McKee, a man tasked with defending his small town of Perfection, Nevada, from the wrath of said worms before everyone is completely wiped out.

While Bacon is on board to star and executive produce the series, it's important to note that the show hasn't actually been picked up by a distributor just yet. It's highly unlikely that networks like Syfy and TNT or services like Netflix and Hulu would pass on it, but production doesn't matter much if no one buys the rights to the series.

If the show does get picked up, it'll be the second series based on the film. SciFi originally carried 13-episodes of Tremors: The Series back in 2003. Kevin Bacon was not involved in the project.