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Foo Fighters star to go Pop: Drummer to star as Iggy Pop in new film

Note the "NASA" shirtSCRAGGY-haired Foo Fighters star Taylor Hawkins will play rock icon Iggy Pop in an upcoming movie. (PS: Note the T-Shirt — Editor)

The drummer joins a long line of established actors including Harry Potter stars Rupert Grint and Alan Rickham in the film based on New York venue CBGB.

The seminal club closed in 2008 but gave acts such as Talking Heads, Ramones and Television their big break.

The story revolves around owner Hilly Kristal (Rickman) and his efforts to turn his tiny club into a groundbreaking rock ‘n’ roll venue where the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers played.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/4357678/Foo-Fighters-star-Taylor-Hawkins-lands-Iggy-Pop-role.html

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