Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cast Announced For SLC Punk 2, No Stevo

Posted By on May 7, 2014, 9:57 AM

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SLC Punk 2: Punk's Dead --the sequel to the 1998 indie classic SLC Punk-- will begin filming in Salt Lake City this June and the principal cast has been announced.---

Original actors will return for the roles of Sean (Devon Sawa), Heroin Bob (Michael Goorjian), Eddie (Adam Pascal), and John the Mod (James Duval). Matthew Lillard, the original lead actor who played Stevo, is rumored to be out, but no official word has confirmed this. It is also unclear whether or not Summer Phoenix (Stevo's girlfriend Brandy) is on board.

New talent joins the cast in several new character roles. Heroin Bob's son, Ross, will be played by The Book Thief's Ben Schnezter. Rapper Machine Gun Kelly will portray a character named Crash, and Hannah Marks (The Amazing SpiderMan) is a new female lead for a character named Penny. Annabelle Gish, who played Bob's girlfriend Trish, is being replaced by Twilight star Sarah Clarke.

Fans of the film can be a part of it. The director James Merendino, is shooting a live concert scene at The Complex on June 20, feature punk rock bands Screeching Weasel, Dwarves and more. Tickets can still be purchased online.

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