Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop in 'CBGB' Movie

The first image of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins dressed as a shirtless Iggy Pop from the forthcoming CBGBs movie has appeared online - see it here.

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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, Blondie, 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:

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    fiend1476
    That's....pretty convincing actually
    RegularMexicola
    I agree. As convincing as Mel Gibson playing that Scottish dude in Braveheart. Even if they said it wasn't convincing at the time, look at him now; an alcoholic racist.
    BradTheBluefish
    He's got to the body to play Iggy after being a heroine addict just like Iggy. He just looks like a younger Iggy which he is suppose to be. Can't wait to see this.