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:
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
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: