What do you think of the CBGB movie casting choices?


Update: David Byrne has been cast, and we have a video from the filming. Scroll to the bottom to see more.

A group of the actors who will be tasked with portraying some of the biggest names in NYC’s rock scene have been announced. If they add David Byrne to this movie (as they most definitely should), what actor should play him? We’ve put together images of some of the known actors (like Malin Akerman as Debbie Harry picture above) after the jump:

Alan Rickman as Hilly Kristal

Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone

Julian Acosta as Johnny Ramone

Rupert Grint as Dead Boys’ guitarist Cheetah Chrome

Justin Bartha as Dead Boys lead singer Stiv Bators

Sting’s daughter Micky Sumner as Patti Smith

Johnny Galecki as Television’s manager Terry Ork

Steven Schub as Dee Dee Ramone

The Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop

Stana Katic as singer Genya Ravan

Here’s local Savannah actor Jared Carter (shown filming above) as David Byrne. No word yet on who rounds out the rest of The Talking Heads.

Here’s a video from E Canada on the filming: