Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) to play Iggy Pop in CBGB movie

Taylor Hawkins, drummer for rock act Foo Fighters, will be portraying Iggy Pop in the upcoming feature film CBGB . The film will be directed by Randall Miller, and will focus on the '70s heyday of the legendary, eponymous New York City club.

Other castings in the film include Alan Rickman as club owner Hilly Kristal, Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone, Julian Acosta as Johnny Ramone, Mickey Sumner as Patti Smith, Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome (Rocket From the Tombs), Malin Ackerman as Debbie Harry and The Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki as Television manager Terry Ork.