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CBGB Shipped Off For Filming, Movie Cast Revealed

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 category: Film Tags: ,

315 Bowery will shine once again, this time on the big screen. The old CBGB was packed up and shipped to Savannah, Georgia, to be used in the movie– which started filming on June 25th. We’re not kidding! Sections of the bar, urinals, phone booth, pieces of wall, founder Hilly Kristal’s desk [with a list of phone numbers from old staffers still intact] were all shipped off to make their debut.

Also, and updated cast list has been revealed which includes: Alan Rickman as Hilly Kristal, Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys, Malin Akerman as Debbie Harry, Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkings as Iggy Pop.

Malin Akerman as Debbie Harry

 

Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone

 

Alan Rickman as Hilly Kristal

 

Rupert Grint as Dead Boys’ guitarist Cheetah Chrome

 

Julian Acosta as Johnny Ramone

 

Johnny Galecki as Television’s manager Terry Ork

 

Sting’s daughter, Micky Sumner, as Patti Smith

 

Steven Schub as Dee Dee Ramone

 

Foo Fighters’ drummer, Taylor Hawkins, as Iggy Pop

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