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William Hurt will play Gregg Allman in upcoming biopic

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Well this is interesting. From The Wrap’s William Hurt to Play Gregg Allman in Biopic ‘Midnight Rider’: Oscar winner William Hurt has been cast as Gregg Allman in the biopic “Midnight Rider,” which is being produced by Randall Miller and…

Private Savannah screening of “CBGB” gets a good reaction

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Well, I wasn’t invited — no reason I should have been — but there was a private screening of the upcoming movie CBGB last night in the 250-seat theater at the SCAD Museum of Art. I gather that the invited…

CNN covers Georgia’s growing film industry

The CNN reporter George Howell didn’t really get out of Atlanta for this report, but it’s still well worth a watch.

Film.com: Will CBGB movie “work”?

Stiv Bators and Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys in live footage from CBGB in 1977.

The piece has the predictable angst about CBGB being filmed primarily in Savannah rather than in New York. That’s in keeping with a number of other articles, none of which seem fully in touch with the illusions of film . . .

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

Mickey Sumner

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.

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

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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

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“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

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“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.”