The Drummer

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The Drummer: Moretz and Grint join the cast

  • Chloe Grace Moretz and Rupert Grint have joined the cast of "The Drummer", the biopic about Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson, to be played by Aaron Eckhart.

  • Moretz is in talks to portray Wilson's daughter Jennifer.

  • Grint is set to play Stan Shapiro, a mail room intern at William Morris, who befriended Wilson during the last few years of the musician's life.

  • Filming is set to start in June.

    Wed March 14, 2012 | Source: Variety

The Drummer: Aaron Eckhart to star

  • Aaron Eckhart has signed on to star as Beach Boys' drummer, Dennis Wilson, in "The Drummer".
    Randall Miller is directing from a script by Jody Savin. The film will chronicle the last six years of Wilson's life.

  • Eckhart will record his own renditions from Wilson's solo album "Pacific Ocean Blue", released in 1977.

  • Filming is currently scheduled to start in late Spring or early Summer of 2012.

    Mon October 17, 2011 | Source: Variety