Latest Jersey Boys Movie Casting News: Christopher Walken to Play Gyp DeCarlo; Barry Livingston to Play Accountant!July 24th, 2013
Have you heard the latest JERSEY BOYS movie casting updates?
From Deadline.com: Director Clint Eastwood has set Christopher Walken to star in Jersey Boys, the Warner Bros and GK Films feature adaptation of the hit stage musical. Walken will play the role of Angelo “Gyp” DeCarlo, the Jersey mobster who, in the show, served an unofficial consigliere role to the young singers as they tried to build their careers without falling into the grip of organized crime.
Barry Livingston, who played “Ernie Douglas” in the long-running TV series “My Three Sons” has also been cast in the JB film. Here’s the scoop from Livingston’s Facebook page: Great news! Just booked a role in the film version of the hit musical, Jersey Boys. No, I will not be playing Frankie Valli. I will be playing the band’s accountant. Here’s the best part. Clint Eastwood is directing!! Another bucket list wish come true!!
Now for some trivia: Name the blockbuster movie starring Christopher Walken that featured “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” in a poignant scene.