GREEN DAY FRONTMAN HAS ROLE IN MOVIE COMING OUT IN MARCH
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong continues to forge a second career as an actor. According to Loudwire, Armstrong has a role in a movie called Like Sunday, Like Rain, alongside former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester and Will And Grace star Debra Messing. The movie is written and directed by veteran actorFrank Whaley, who has appeared in films such as Field Of Dreams, JFK, Hoffa and The Doors.
Armstrong will play a character named Dennis, described as a “troubled boyfriend.” The plot revolves around Meester’s character being hired by Messing’s character to care for her 12-year-old son, who is a cello prodigy. The film is due out on March 13th.
Armstrong previously appeared in the movie This Is 40 and the TV shows Nurse Jackie and Haunted, while also starring in the Broadway production of American Idiot, the stage musical based on Green Day’s 2004 album.
Green Day, along with Joan Jett, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughn and others, will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 18th in Cleveland.