It's been a great couple of years for Cheetah Chrome, the Cleveland punk legend who played guitar in the Dead Boys and Rocket From the Tombs.
Now the not-so-reformed rocker, who's 57 and lives in Nashville, plays a part in a new movie about the famed New York City club CBGB.
The movie has just been cast, with Rupert Grint —Ron Weasley in all of the Harry Potter movies— cast as Chrome.
Grint's old Potter costar Alan Rickman plays Hilly Kristal, the founder of the legendary rock club, where U.S.-bred punk got its start, with the Ramones, Television, and Blondie all coming up there.
The project is just getting started, so we have no idea what Grint will look like as Chrome or if any of the Dead Boys' infamous onstage stories —several involving all sorts of body fluids— will be recreated. —Michael Gallucci
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