June 8th, 2012, 2:00am–In a lovely article about bringing the iconic New York club to Savannah, GA for filming Jody Savin mentions the process of choosing Cheetah Chrome with interesting tidbits on Rupert Grint. She talks about how from the very beginning stages of the script they wanted Rupert to portray him. You can read the quote below:
and Rupert Grint, who Savin and director Randall Miller had in mind from the beginning.
“When we were writing the script, we wanted Rupert to play Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys,” Savin said. “He just looks so much like him. And we’re excited to see Rupert in a dog collar, with a scowl.”
You can read the entire article here. It’s a very interesting read for those who are into the production of a movie.
In casting news for the movie, another big name star has joined the cast: Ashely Greene, best known for her role as Alice Cullen in the Twilight franchise. If there is one bright spot to Twilight it’s Ashely Greene who is literally Alice Cullen from the moment she was on screen.