GREEN DAY’S BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG LANDS FILM ROLE

November 13, 2014

According to Variety, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will will star in an upcoming movie called Geezer.

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The film is a comedy about a musician and father who, in the midst of a mid-life crisis, holds a lavish 40th birthday party for himself. It is there that he encounters his beautiful ex-girlfriend and former bandmates who have since moved on to bigger and better things.

Armstrong also wrote and is performing new songs for the movie *(which is currently being shot in New York City), which also stars Judy Greer, Fred Armisen, Selma Blair, Dallas Roberts and Chris Messina.

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 is among the list of nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, along with Nine Inch Nails, Joan Jett and more. The inductees will be announced in December.

 

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