Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong cast in indie film

This will be Armstrong’s second film

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has been cast in the upcoming independent film, Like Sunday, Like Rain.

The film is currently being shot in New York City, the same place where Armstrong starred in his Broadway role as St. Jimmy in American Idiot: The Musical. No release date has been confirmed yet for the film.

Armstrong will be playing the role of boyfriend Dennis to Leighton Meester’s character, Eleanor. The plot consists of Meester’s character, a struggling musician, having to care for a child prodigy for the summer. This is not Armstrong’s debut to acting as he appeared in 2012’s This Is 40 and in one episode of TV’s Nurse Jackie.

Author: Savannah Marcha

Savannah is a 2012 graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz. She received her BA in Modern Literature and was the poetry editor for the Red Wheelbarrow Publications on campus. Savannah currently resides in Visalia, CA where she works as a reading tutor helping students K-12. Savannah is an inspiring writer and teacher, loves music, and enjoys dissecting lyrics from her favorite band, Green Day.

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