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keith moon movie project

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by shockey, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    saw that mike myers is on "letterman" tonight promoting "bastids." so i went on imdb to see what else he might be up to.

    still early, but he's listed to play keith moon in possible upcoming bio-pic.

    anyone else think he could nail this? ??? ??? ???

    YGBFKM Guest

    I'd be interested to see a Moon biopic as long as Myers doesn't channel too much Garth.
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member


    YGBFKM Guest

    He does seem way too tame to pull off such a character.
  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Well done. :)
  6. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Mike Myers strikes me as a singularly awful choice for this.

    If they want someone who could pull it off, top of the list should be Jason Schwartzman. He can act, he looks like Moon, and he happens to be a hell of a drummer -- he was one of the original members of Phantom Planet, and now has a couple of solo albums under the name Coconut Records. He'd be perfect... unless they're looking for Austin Powers holding drum sticks.
  7. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    How is any actor going to replicate Moon's drumming style? That seems like an impossibility to me.
  8. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Never touch the hi-hat?
  9. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    I had no idea that a Keith Moon biopic is in the works. They should cast Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster as Moon. He bears enogh of a resemblance to Moon and his playing style is reminiscent of Moon's. Check out when he sits in with Guided by Voices during "I Am a Tree" from the Electrifying Conclusion DVD [I tried finding it on Youtube. No dice.] for further evidence.
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I think any movie where Myers is playing someone other than a British spy or voicing a big green ogre screams epic fail.
  11. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Bolo Yeung makes a good start here......

  12. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    I think that's been a possible upcoming picture for like 10 years. As Myers's career keeps plummeting, I've heard less about it.
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