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MÖTLEY CRÜE – Rebekah Graf Cast In “The Dirt” Biopic

Rebekah Graf (The Amityville Murders, Lycan) has been tapped to play actress Heather Locklear, ex-wife of Tommy Lee, in the long-gestated MÖTLEY CRÜE biopic The Dirt, from Netflix and LBI Entertainment, reports Deadline.

She joins the Jeff Tremaine-directed biopic which will star Douglas Booth as Nikki Sixx, Iwan Rheon as Mick Mars, Daniel Webber as Vince Neil and Machine Gun Kelly as Tommy Lee. It’s based on the Neil Strauss’ novel The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, which centers on the glam rock group’s 1980s rise to fame. Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos, and Amanda Adelson penned the screenplay, which Julie Yorn, Erik Olsen, and Allen Kovac are producing. Graf is repped by Matt Sherman Management and Hyperion.

Deadline previously reported that Tony Cavalero, who stars on Nickelodeon’s School Of Rock series, has officially signed on to play Ozzy Osbourne in The Dirt.

Stay tuned for updates.

A movie adaptation of the book has been in the works since 2003, and Dirt was previously set up at Paramount and Focus Features before landing at Netflix in 2017.

Julie Yorn, Erik Olsen and Allen Kovac are producing. Chris Nilsson, Steven Kline and Rick Yorn are executive producing.

The band members are co-producers on the film.

According to THR, Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon and The Punisher actor Daniel Webber are in negotiations to star as guitarist Mick Mars and frontman Vince Neil, respectively.

If the deals go through, the actors will join Douglas Booth, who is on board as Nikki Sixx, and Machine Gun Kelly, who is due to play drummer Tommy Lee, in the movie based on the best-selling autobiography written by the band and author Neil Strauss.

Jeff Tremaine, the helmer of the Jackass movies, is attached to direct the pic, which has a script by Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos and Amanda Adelson.

Source: BW&BK