The first photo of Foo Fighters
drummer Taylor Hawkins
playing Iggy Pop
in a forthcoming "CBGB"
movie has surfaced online.
Hawkins and a range of other famous names will appear as their punk heroes in the movie after shooting it last year with director Randall Miller
The movie will track the history of the legendary New York punk venue which launched the careers of the Ramones
, Patti Smith
and others who went on to influence the rock and pop worlds.
Other key figures from the CBGBs scene like club owner Hily Kristal
, to be played by Alan Rickman
who played Snape
in the "Harry Potter"
movies, will also be portrayed to tell the whole story of how their exciting sub-scuture spilled out into the wider world.
No official release date has been set for the movie, but it's expected to appear in theaters this year.
See the image featuring Malin Akerman
as Blondie's Debbie Harry
and Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop below: