Justin Bartha (The Hangover 1 and 2) is the latest actor to sign up for CBGB, the story of the legendary punk rock club founded by Hilly Kristal from writer/director Randall Miller. Bartha will be playing Stiv Bators, the lead singer of The Dead Boys, according to Deadline.
Already cast in the project are Alan Rickman as CBGB founder Hilly Kristal, Ashley Greene (Twilight's Alice) as Hilly's daughter, Johnny Galecki as band manager Terry Ork, Malin Akerman as Debbie Harry, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop, Rupert Grint (Harry Potter's Ron) as guitarist Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys, Stana Katic as singer Genya Ryan, Mickey Sumner as Patti Smith, and Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone.
Filming's expected to begin this month in Savannah, Georgia, with actual items from the club being shipped to the film's location (according to Spin.com).
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