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Kevin Bacon shares a picture from the set of Tremors as the pilot wraps

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Nov 14, 2017

That's a wrap! Kevin Bacon is done shooting the pilot for the Tremors TV series. The reboot of the 1990 cult film was ordered for SYFY, but has not yet been picked up for a full season. With the pilot wrapped, a pickup could come as early as Christmas.

The original film, which starred Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Michael Gross, and Reba McEntire, followed the citizens of Perfection, Nevada, which was a small town with a big problem: monstrous sand worms, called Graboids.

The new series would see Bacon return as Valentine McKee, who saved the town before, now struggling against age, alcoholism, and a "delusional hero complex" to save the town once again. Could those wrecked bobble heads in the photo be leftovers from an overly optimistic McKee's marketing push?

Bacon is the only actor from the original film confirmed to return, but other actors joining the cast include P.J. Byrne (Big Little Lies) plays a real-estate agent who remembers the original Graboid attacks; Hunter Parrish (Weeds) as a pot grower drawn to the "spiritual energy" of the town; Ebonee Noel (Wrecked) as a woman with precognative abilities; Brandon Jay McLaren (Ransom) as "The Man," disliked in town; Haley Tju (Bella and the Bulldogs) as a drug smuggler; John Ellison Conlee (Boardwalk Empire) as a "scruffy mess" of a character who is obsessed with the Graboid worms; Emily Tremaine (The Blacklist) as McKee's daughter; Megan Ketch (Under the Dome) as a young doctor who was saved from the Graboids by McKee when she was a child; and Shiloh Fernandez (Evil Dead), who can't wait to get out of town. Vincenzo Natali (Cube) directed the pilot.

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