Updated: Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:00 | By Bang

Kevin Bacon doesn't want co-star wife

Kevin Bacon doesn't want his wife to star in his new TV show 'The Following'.


Kevin Bacon doesn't want his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, to star in his new TV show 'The Following' because he thinks it could be seen as ''stunt casting''.

Kevin Bacon doesn't want his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, to star in his new TV show 'The Following' because he thinks it could be seen as ''stunt casting''.

Kevin Bacon doesn't want his wife to star in his new TV show 'The Following'.

While Kevin, 54, is a huge fan of Kyra Sedgwick's work, he admitted having her act alongside him in the programme could be seen as ''stunt casting''.

He said: ''When you're so known as a couple you don't want to take people out of their experience of the show. It kind of feels like stunt casting.''

However, Kevin would love if 47-year-old Kyra - with whom he has two children Travis, 23 and 20-year-old Sosie - would direct an episode.

He told Us Weekly: ''She'd be a fantastic director. I've worked on parts with her and she's incredibly astute and helpful.''

While he doesn't want to act with her, Kevin recently revealed he is a doting husband and will always volunteer to tidy their house without having to be asked.

He said: ''Whatever needs to be done, I'll do it. I recently vacuumed and cleaned up the foamy insides of a dog toy. I buy our dogs Lilly and Rocky toys and within 24 hours there're piles of chewed up foam all over the house.''

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