“It’s about the New York club CBGB and the punk scene of the time. I play a guitarist called Cheetah Chrome who was in a band called The Dead Boys. I had to be a rock star. It was refreshing.” (Rupert Grint about CBGB)
Directed by Randall Miller, Rupert Grint stars in the film CBGB as Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys alongside Alan Rickman, Stana Katic, Ashley Greene and Justin Bartha. Filming took place in June/July 2012 with the film premiering on 8 October 2013 at the CBGB Festival in New York.