American Idiot , the 2004 Green Day album-turned Broadway musical is being geared up for the big screen. Deadline reports that Universal is looking to adapt the property with Dustin Lance Black potentially providing the screenplay.
Though much is speculative at this stage, the article suggests that the band’s frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, may play the lead, Saint Jimmy, in the story of suburban youths raging against their situation.
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Screenwriter Kyle Ward has revealed on his Twitter account that Jamie Foxx has signed to play Lynch in Lionsgate's video game adaptation, Kane & Lynch.
To be directed by Simon Crane, the film is an adaptation of the Eidos Entertainment video game "Kane & Lynch: Dead Men."
Bruce Willis was previously attached to play Adam "Kane" Marcus, a mercenary who makes an unlikely alliance with the schizophrenic killer named James Lynch. The duo is forced on a mission to retrieve a stolen microchip.
Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter will produce with Jason Blumenthal and Todd Black, and the Willis Brothers Co.