Iwan Rheon Joins Motley Crue Biopic The Dirt

Iwan Rheon

by James White |
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Finally finding some momentum after years in development, the cinematic adaptation of Motley Crue's biography The Dirt is in the final stages of casting before the cameras start to roll next month. Game Of Thrones Iwan Rheon and The Punisher's Daniel Webber are the latest to join up, playing guitarist Mick Mars and frontman Vince Neil.

With Jackass veteran Jeff Tremaine in the director's chair, the film will follow the wild story of the band as it rose to the top of the '80s rock scene, a journey that took them from the streets of Hollywood to international fame, fuelled by drink, drugs, groupies and assorted bad behaviour.

Douglas Booth is already aboard to play Nikki Sixx, while Machine Gun Kelly is on as drummer Tommy Lee for the film, which takes the book by the band and author Neil Strauss as its inspiration. There's no indication when it'll be out, but Netflix is backing the movie, and it'll hit the streaming service probably before the end of the year.

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