By Amanda Wicks
Billie Joe Armstrong’s film Ordinary World has received a fall release date. Originally titled Geezer, it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April.
In Ordinary World, Armstrong stars as aging punk rocker Perry who has settled into suburban life as a husband and father. When his brother (Chris Messina) funds a major 40th birthday bash at a sleek Manhattan hotel, Perry’s past and present clash in hilarious and dramatic ways. Ordinary World also stars Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Dallas Roberts, Fred Armisen, Brian Baumgartner and Kevin Corrigan. Lee Kirk wrote and directed the film.
Green Day shared news of the project on the band’s Instagram account today (September 6), posting a photo of the film’s poster which features the tagline, “It’s time to face the music.”
Ordinary World will hit select theaters beginning October 14th.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong stars in a new film called Ordinary World, set to be released in the US in October. According to Deadline, Armstrong plays the part of Perry, "an aging former punk rocker who’s now a married father of two" The synopsis continues: "[Perry] leads a sedate life in Queens until his brother (Chris Messina) gives him money to throw a huge 40th birthday rockstar bash in a fancy Manhattan hotel — a chance to get it out of his system. But Perry’s punk past clashes with his middle-age reality." The film, which first premiered at Tribeca in April, also stars Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Dallas Roberts, Fred Armisen, Brian Baumgartner and Kevin Corrigan. Lee Kirk directs Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/green-day/96132#BkZ4t5YVetrY32Ev.99