Tag: Stiv Bators

Photos of Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Justin Bartha, Donal Logue, others during “CBGB” filming in Savannah — Part 1


The scene you’re seeing here appears to be one in which The Dead Boys (Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Justin Bartha as Stiv Bators, and Bronson Adams as Johnny Blitz) storm out of CBGB into the street. Once they exist the shot, it continues with some sort of animated discussion between Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) and Merv Ferguson (Donal Logue).

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 . . .

More “CBGB” news . . .


Justin Bartha has been cast as Dead Boys’ late lead singer and guitarist Stiv Bators. Meanwhile, the actual interior of the club is on its way to Savannah — or maybe even here already.