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Machine Gun Kelly To Play Tommy Lee In Netflix’s Mötley Crüe Biopic

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Rapper Machine Gun Kelly attends Z100's Jingle Ball 2016 at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

Colson Baker, better known as pop-rapper Machine Gun Kelly, has been cast in Netflix’s new Mötley Crüe biopic. MGK has been carving out a little side gig for himself as an actor, most recently in Cameron Crowe’s Roadies and the very stupid techno-thriller Nerve, and Variety reports that he’s now set to play Tommy Lee in an adaptation of Mötley Crüe’s 2001 memoir The Dirt. The film has been in development since 2006; Jeff Tremaine, who helmed the Jackass movies, is attached to direct a script from Rich Wilkes and Tom Kapinos, and members of the band are co-producing.


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