If and/or when Hollywood makes the definitive movie about victims of Bernard Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme, we're sad to report that Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick can be recruited to play themselves.
New York Magazine this morning heard from Bacon's publicist, who confirmed that the actor and his wife had money invested in Madoff's bogus funds that imploded with his arrest earlier this month. The rep would not elaborate on the nature or severity of the losses, instead advising reporters and readers alike to "not speculate or rely on hearsay."
Fair enough. Devastating as the news is, can we at least posit the silver lining of future work that may replenish their coffers? Stunt-casting roles for Bacon, perhaps, as the crusading preacher in Zac Efron's Footloose remake or a doomed camp counselor in the Friday the 13th revival? Sedgwick-starring spinoffs featuring her characters from Singles and Something to Talk About? A sequel to their 2006 collaboration Loverboy? All right, not that. Ideas?