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With previous splashes at the fest consisting of award-winning Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (Sundance ’05) and Bottle Shock (Sundance ’08), I wouldn’t be surprised if Randall Miller nabs a Premieres slot for Cbgb – after all, music-driven films have been a mainstay at the fest for years now and this if these walls could speak biopic on the infamous location includes a huge cast of faces playing epic names in the underground scene: Ashley Greene as Lisa Kristal (see set pic above), Malin Åkerman (Debbie Harry), Johnny Galecki (Terry Ork) down to Alan Rickman as Hilly Kristal , Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone and Kyle Gallner as Lou Reed.

Gist: Cbgb follows the story of Hilly Kristal’s New York club from its origins as Country, Bluegrass and Blues (Cbgb) to what it ultimately became: the birthplace of underground rock ‘n roll and punk. Kristal, »

- Eric Lavallee

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