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Ashley Greene from “Twilight” joining “CBGB” cast

With the addition of Ashley Greene of Twilight to the CBGB cast, we also get a better sense of the script.

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop in “CBGB”, Mickey Sumner as Patti Smith

Sting’s daughter will play Patti Smith in “CBGB” — which will be filmed in Savannah from about June 25th to July 25th.

Call for “CBGB” extras on June 12

Open the post for info on the casting process.

Can CBGB spirit be recreated — in Savannah or anywhere?

As Savannah gets ready for the filming of CBGB, in which Alan Rickman stars as legendary club owner Hilly Kristal, I can’t help wondering if the filmmakers can really capture the era.

“CBGB” film cast filling out, scheduled to begin shooting June 25th in Savannah

The cast reportedly includes Alan Rickman, Rupert Grint, Sana Katic, Joel David Moore, Malin Akerman, Julian Acosta, Richard De Klerk, Josh Zuckerman, Ryan Hurst, and Estelle Harris (Mrs. Costanza from “Seinfeld”).

Another “Harry Potter” actor slated for CBGB movie filming in Savannah this summer

“Rupert Grint has signed up to star in CBGB, a new film about the legendary New York venue. Grint will play Cheetah Chrome, the guitarist for the Dead Boys, a punk band who played a prominent role during the club’s rise.”

Alan Rickman stars as CBGB founder in film shooting in Savannah this summer

“Alan Rickman is to play Hilly Kristal in a new movie about the legendary New York club boss.

The British star will shoot “CBGB” in Savannah, Georgia this summer with an all-star cast portraying the likes of the Ramones, Blondie, Television, Talking Heads and Patti Smith – who all headlined at Kristal’s fabled Bowery venue, which is now a John Varvatos clothing store.”

Savannah Unplugged’s 13 most popular posts of 2013

Savannah Unplugged is almost three years old, but sometimes it seems a lot older than that . . . I haven’t been posting quite as much here in recent months since I launched the music blog hissing lawns, but this…

An update on the new Savannah-based music blog: hissing lawns

I haven’t been posting here to Savannah Unplugged quite as frequently in recent weeks, but look for posts in the coming days with some thoughts on the Savannah Film Festival lineup, with a review of CBGB: The Movie, with a…

First impression: Facebook’s new graph search looks like a flop

Maybe I should begin by saying that I’m trying out Facebook’s new graph search using my old Mac laptop, OS 10.5.8, with Safari 5.0.6. Maybe the age of those systems is contributing to the new search system’s abject failures here…

Building on a record 2012 for Savannah filmmaking, “Royal Pains” now shooting here

From the City of Savannah’s press release yesterday, “Savannah breaks records for film production in 2012”: Savannah set records for the number of media projects shot within the City last year, according to the recently released Savannah Film Commission 2012…

“Please Kill Me” authors Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, uncensored

I suggest you take the title of this post seriously: it’s uncensored. The Google ads might disappear because of F bomb appearances. Fair warning.

Punk historian Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain appearing in Savannah later this month

Legs McNeil is best known for 1997’s Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, co-founded Punk Magazine and was an editor at both Spin and Nerve.

Savannah Film Office documents a year of local film and photo shoots

If you click on through the picture embedded here, you’ll be in a great album on the Savannah Film Office Facebook page with behind-the-scenes images of the plethora of major projects that shot in Savannah in 2012.