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Harry here, south of Amarillo on my way through the flatest spot on earth to Claude, Texas. Finally picked up a signal and thought I'd add to this. Back during SXSW when I had dinner with Elijah he was talking very enthusiastically about how he was hoping and dreaming that this would be his next part. He was working very hard to get it done. He asked me to not spill it back then, cuz it was a "wing and a prayer" sort of thing. He admitted that this would be the toughest thing he's ever tackled, requiring him to transform from a young Iggy to an older one. Personally I can't wait. As much as Elijah loves films, he actually loves music more. If that's possible.

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with a weird one. It looks like Elijah Wood is avoiding the Mark Hamill syndrome in a big way. His post LOTR flicks have seemingly been carefully picked, lots of off-beat and indie work. It looks like he's building up his street cred as it were and now the rumor is he's playing Iggy Pop!

This rumor started at The Sun, not the most reliable of sources, however in a recent interview that Elijah Wood did with the good folks over at Rope of Silicon he dropped this hint:

Elijah: There's a couple of things kinda on the horizon, nothing's properly set up yet.

Q: Anything you can talk about?

There may be a music biography coming up, something that scares the shit out of me. It's someone I am extremely passionate about, and yeah... That's coming up, but that's way in the future.

So, I'd be inclined to believe this one. Elijah as Iggy Pop. Curiouser and curiouser. I'm even more curious about the film BOBBY, directed by Emilio Estevez about the day Bobby Kennedy was shot. Wood talks about it in the above interview and it sounds like it could be fantastic.



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  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:25 a.m. CST

    First.

    by Mostholy

    They'd do better to cast Gollum.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:29 a.m. CST

    Why not have Harry play Iggy Pop?

    by 3 Bag Enema

    Guys who look like Iggy Pop are a dime a dozen. Elijah Wood isn't one of them, and he ain't one twelfth of a dime, you dig? Wrong!

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:31 a.m. CST

    OilCanBoyd? You're a dick. Totally worthless. Mostholy?

    by 3 Bag Enema

    Not only funny, but a damn fine point. First time I've liked a "First" poster.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:35 a.m. CST

    Oh, and Claire Danes is way to hot for either of those guys.

    by 3 Bag Enema

    And she needs to gain about ten pounds. Oh, and if Steve Martin thinks this adapted from the novel by shit is going to make we who used to respect him respect him again, allow me to point to a Return of the Pink Panther poster and then turn on my heel and smack him as hard as I can.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:45 a.m. CST

    Uh, I meant way TOO hot

    by 3 Bag Enema

    AICN, I challenge you - let us edit our posts, for the love of Minerva! Plus, it should have been "to make us who used to..." I only have an opportunity to post deep into my drinking time.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:58 a.m. CST

    Can't gen enough of Wood

    by Kain the 7th

    LOTR made him famous , but his other performances were much better. Loved him as the nerd turned hero in "the faculty" and ( i know i'm a minority here) really enjoyed "NORTH". Now if only he'd grow a little taller.... :)

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 2 a.m. CST

    yeh and "Get" too

    by Kain the 7th

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 3:18 a.m. CST

    Wood as Pop

    by The Thinker

    No. There's no way. I think Elijah Wood's a decent actor and everything, but no. On the other hand, if they ever make a Ramones movie, that awkward-looking dude with the long hair and glasses from 'The Girl Next Door' could play Joey.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 4:41 a.m. CST

    More than a hint

    by elab49

    He talked about it on a radio 1 interview last week. You guys really need to play catch up!

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 5:06 a.m. CST

    What crack head casting dude

    by DannyOcean01

    Came up with that little gem. What performance suggests Elijah has even an ounce of Pop's insane energy?

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 5:10 a.m. CST

    THey look nothing alike.

    by GiftedInThePants

    At all. Never.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 5:56 a.m. CST

    geez OilcanBoyd, is it still 2002 where you are?

    by RealDoubleJ

    I haven't heard someone complain about the Hives in YEARS. You must have one shitty-ass radio DJ pumping through your stereo. The Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Babyshambles, The Futureheads, Interpol, The Editors, Kaiser Chiefs. Those are all the bands i see plastered around England heralded as the new wave of "Rock & Roll" (well, Coldplay also, but fuck Chris Martin. The rainforests have already got Sting, they don't need an imitator) so have a listen to them before complaining about "new rock" and dissapearing into your 1977 Shrine. ******** On subject: Would love to see an Iggy Pop film, means more David Bowie for me, but if Elijah Wood is seriously going to play Iggy then he needs to be locked away in solitary for 2 months. Starved, till half-crazy and resembles Gollum more than Frodo and we might have a celluoid wildman of The Stooges on our hands. If not, we got a film with everyone going "awwww! Doesn't frodo look cute when he sucks on that crack pipe?"

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 6:49 a.m. CST

    oh yeah, a keith moon biopic would be soooo cooool *roll eyes*

    by RealDoubleJ

    i can see the tagline now: "Watch a talented drummer drink himself to death and see that all the people who said they were his friends don't move a fucking muscle to help him". Wow. Great film. Let's get Cillian Murphy to kick the shit out of the drumming equipment for the first five minutes of the film and then spend the next two hours vomiting on the floor. Even better, Ewan McGregor can be Ollie Reed who'll come over and unzip his pants, piss into Cillian's mouth, and then wittily remark how fluids are keeping Keith alive.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 6:59 a.m. CST

    oh and i just thought of a great title for a Robert Plant film

    by RealDoubleJ

    "When Egos collide!" See an aging rocker throw a strop when he doesn't get his way! Marvel as his face, seemingly made out of rubber, melts away! Be confounded why he was never succesful after Led Zeppelin! Oh wait....might it be...on his tod....he's a tad shit?

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 7:03 a.m. CST

    Elijah Wood is a good actor and I like him...

    by DerLanghaarige

    ...so I won't start bitching about him as Iggy Pop, before I saw some pictures of him as Iggy.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 7:19 a.m. CST

    Cillian Murphy as Iggy Pop

    by dastickboy

    Get him to lose a couple of pounds, strap on a blonde wig and you got yourself an Iggy!

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 7:24 a.m. CST

    Agree about Cillian as Iggy!

    by DerLanghaarige

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 7:57 a.m. CST

    Wood as Iggy Pop?

    by RowanM

    Sorry, I just can't see it.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Regarding Murphy and Oilcan...

    by Kamikaze_Jones

    First off, I think Elijah could handle playing Iggy Pop, but as far as appearance goes I think that Cillian Murphy is much closer to Pop. And Oilcan, you're an asshat. Believe it or not, there are good bands around now, and just because they ain't your precious Who or Zeppelin doesn't mean they don't rock. So there.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Elijah Wood as IAN CURTIS

    by Steerpike4REAL

    I'm more inclined to believe that the biopic he's talking about is the Joy Division movie being put into production. I'm watching a video for Transmission, and the resemblance is pretty striking.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Oh my gosh, Cillian Murphy would be great!

    by viola123

    That's good casting. Elijah Wood? Come on.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:42 a.m. CST

    Why a bio-pic of Iggy Pop when you have Kelly Clakson's life

    by Britboy1

    Iggy who? Something is seriously wrong here!

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:47 a.m. CST

    already done...

    by The 76th Cave

    Ewan McGregor was already great as the Iggy-like Kurt Wylde in Velvet Goldmine...anybody see it? Obi Wan floppin' full frontal for the world to see...oh, and he has sex with Christian Bale too.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 11:06 a.m. CST

    by Lugosi

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 11:15 a.m. CST

    oilcan, sorry you're full of shit

    by oisin5199

    Don't try to impose your extremely narrow and limited view (and questionable taste) of the history of rock music on the rest of us. Iggy Pop certainly does (at least he did) matter. A crucial moment in rock history. If you don't believe me, listen to Mogwai's "Punk Rock" (from "Come On Die Young") featuring an early interview with Iggy about what punk means - it's brilliant and intense. Too bad the Bowie/Iggy field was already ruined by the needlessly strange Velvet Goldmine. Personally, I don't see Wood, myself. I'm still waiting for that Ian Curtis biopic. That Johnny Cash movie with Joaquin Phoenix looks interesting, too. And maybe someday a Jeff Buckley flick.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 11:16 a.m. CST

    oilcan, sorry you're full of shit

    by oisin5199

    Don't try to impose your extremely narrow and limited view (and questionable taste) of the history of rock music on the rest of us. Iggy Pop certainly does (at least he did) matter. A crucial moment in rock history. If you don't believe me, listen to Mogwai's "Punk Rock" (from "Come On Die Young") featuring an early interview with Iggy about what punk means - it's brilliant and intense. Too bad the Bowie/Iggy field was already ruined by the needlessly strange Velvet Goldmine. Personally, I don't see Wood, myself. I'm still waiting for that Ian Curtis biopic. That Johnny Cash movie with Joaquin Phoenix looks interesting, too. And maybe someday a Jeff Buckley flick.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 11:21 a.m. CST

    OilCanBoyd

    by YouInRawbIns?

    Your first post wasa hilarious, but now I had to defend some new rock. The Beatles will always be my favorite band. Hell, I'd also say about 65% of the music I listen to is from the 60's and 70's. But there's some damn good "new" bands out there, like Oasis, Radiohead, Sigur Ros and the Hives. If you want to talk about shitty new rock, any and I mean ANY band that is shown on MTV's TRL, now that is the shit on your shoes. I watched that show for about 20 minutes last week, fell onto the floor and broke out in a fucking conniption.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 11:47 a.m. CST

    more shit for the oilcan

    by Mr Brownstone

    Ironically your beloved Ewan McGregor played a character heavily inspired by Iggy Pop in the awesomely gay VELVET GOLDMINE. So there. And by the way calling Iggy Pop contemporary is like calling Sting relevant.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 12:29 p.m. CST

    Actually, I'm pretty sure you're allowed to make a movie

    by Ribbons

    Some people may not find it interesting, but we live in a consumerist society, so guess what? Vote with your wallets.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 12:40 p.m. CST

    How about Iggy Pop starring as Iggy Pop?

    by brokentusk

    Dude's still alive, right? Well "alive" is a term that should be used loosely when it comes to Iggy "My Skin is Sagging" Pop I guess.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 12:42 p.m. CST

    No

    by Right Bastard

    That is the worst casting I've ever heard. Iggy Pop is a ferral animal. James Osterberg is a midwest down to earth guy. I don't see Frodo pulling off either. He's a great actor, but totally wrong...and too short.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 12:45 p.m. CST

    oisin5199....Ian Curtis film

    by Right Bastard

    There is an Ian Curtis movie, of sorts. It's a pretty good film (worth watching once) called "24 Hour Party People". It's about the guy who produced Joy Division, New Order, and other bands.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:18 p.m. CST

    That chattering corpse from Return of the Living Dead as Iggy Po

    by chickychow

    "Brains Brains Brains!" Even tho it was a chick, it could work, she was haggard and disgusting enough.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:30 p.m. CST

    props to oisin5199

    by ectocriminal

    for listening to mogwai. 'stop coming to my house' on 'happy songs for happy people' is one of the most intense 5 minutes in music, period. anyway, this casting might work. jackson had elijah looking pretty scagged-out by the end of the rings trilogy, and he was appropriately menacing in sin city...haven't seen hooligans yet so i don't know how he does there. i'll wait for a trailer for the iggy pop flick before i hurl my mighty opinion at this piece of casting.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:35 p.m. CST

    Pop goes the weasel

    by seppukudkurosawa

    Elijah and Iggy (at that age) both pretty guys, but Elijah needs to take some laxatives if he wants to match the Iggster's physique. I wonder who'll play David Bowie (producer of his early solo albums and Raw Power) then...I think David Bowie's in better nick now than back in his heyday, and his acting skills held up in Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence, Basquiat and Man Who Fell to Earth so he could pull an Eminem. He'd look a bit weird next to Elijah though. Well he'd look weird next to anyone.--- Just bought Iggy's album The Idiot recently too, it's definitely worth a listen if you're into nihilistic seventies electronica (not Brian Eno style). Keep on searching and destroying.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:46 p.m. CST

    party people

    by oisin5199

    I think I heard of that one, about the 80's Manchester scene right? I want to see it. My brother-in-law whose a filmmaker described a scene that shows all the people who went to a particular gig who went on to be major people. But I also heard that there's going to be an actual biopic on Curtis. And Mogwai are Glasgow Gods. If you see them live, your ears will never forgive you. Those boys are LOUD! But gorgeous stuff.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:51 p.m. CST

    oops, I meant 70's Manchester.

    by oisin5199

    I just added 24hrPP to my Netflix queue.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Ian Curtis

    by kuryakin

    I see him much more as Curtis than Iggy, not just the look but the things he's said about music in interviews recently, seems like he's really into his Brit indie music. but the guy who played Curtis in 24 Hour Party People was unbelievable - the scenes onstage, it was like he was channeling him - wee Frodo's going to have a hard time following that. And seppukudkurosawa, if we're going to be talking about rock stars acting, let's not forget Sir Michael Jagger as Viktor Vacendak in Freejack - truly groundbreaking stuff

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 1:57 p.m. CST

    And hey talking of Freejack ( we weren't?)

    by kuryakin

    Anyone else notice the similarity between that and The Island? Guy discovers he's going to be used for spare parts for a bunch of rich people; gets chased around by a tough guy bounty hunter; bounty hunter switches from bad-guy mode to good-guy mode for no good reason and they end up showing that the whole damn system is crazy. Jagger would have NAILED that Scarlett Johansen part easy. And probably had a go at nailing her too

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 2:02 p.m. CST

    "i couldn't give less of a shit if i were in a coma"

    by lopan

    you wouldn't know it from all the posting and whatnot. i love when people take all the time to post about how they don't care about something. don't care? don't post. that pretty much solves everything. having said that, i dunno if elijah wood is necessarily the best choice for iggy, but i'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt for a while. oh and anyone who says there isn't anything good in music post-1977 needs to hit an independent record store. there's tons of good shit if you're willing to go a little out of the way. yeah radio sucks, and MTV sucks, but you can't write off the thousands of hard-working and creative indie bands that currently exist. get some perspective there chief.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 2:29 p.m. CST

    agreed lopan

    by ectocriminal

    i hate to single out, but oilcanboyde's posts are so ignorant the first time i read them i thought it was parody/sarcasm or a carrell-esque stab at humor. but i think he's serious. so oilcan, call me whatever you want, but if you say new rock is dead, then you say all of rock is dead and its influences are dead and wasted. then all of new rock's influences, even your beloved who, beatles, and floyd, would tell you to fuck off. the mtv machine is frustrating in its attempts make illegitimate artists credible, but that doesn't mean credibility has just up and died. a lack of inability to find new rock that's enjoyable to you just points to an inability to find music that hasn't been around long enough to be established as greatness and therefore is 'safe' to like. go do a little exploring with a more opne mind. hey oisin5199, is it true mogwai played a show in england (or anywhere) wearing shirts that read : 'blur is shite'? a buddy of mine told me that one night a while back, on the phone while living in england, but he didn't make it clear where he was at the time of the call). he did mention how loud the show was, and how great, but me being poor as hell and living in the states i don't think i'll be puddle-hopping to go to concerts anytime soon. i wish though.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Mogwai shirts

    by kuryakin

    The "Blur=Shit" T-shirts were Mogwai merchandise for a while. Back in the day I saw them at a music festival where they were playing in one of the tents at the same time as Blur were on the main stage ( this was after the t-shirts were on the scene)Mogwai were so loud they could apparently be heard over the top of Blur. Which is a good thing as Blur do indeed = shit

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 3:14 p.m. CST

    u sure it aint

    by batzilla

    piggy op? piggy was one of my make believe childhood friends. I used to have to rub his weenie to make him go to sleep.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Kuryakin- and Mick Jagger

    by seppukudkurosawa

    Wasn't Mick in Nick Roeg's Performance twenty years before Freejack? And Ned Kelly too come to think of it. I'm sure enough to not bother looking that info up on IMDB. I'm still waiting for one of these pop stars to make a movie, I mean imagine someone like Britney Spears hitting the flicks...it'd probably be some dire, badly-acted road-movie or something. Seriously though, I can't listen to Robert Johnson's Crossroads without shivering now, not because it's a scary track, but more because the title was ripped-off for that Dead Shark-Eyed Hussie's trite.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 6:17 p.m. CST

    Mogwai and Blur

    by seppukudkurosawa

    Man I love tangents. Much as I love Mogwai, Blur's album Modern Life Is Rubbish is a damn classic. I've seen both of them at festivals over the years (Blur at V and Mogwai at Glastonbury- I always get in free by doing a bit of juggling), and I guess this blur=shit deal is kinda like Damon Albarn coming out with Oasis=shit (which they are nowadays). It doesn't have to be like that. The stooges never called the MC5 cunts just because they were rivals. They called them cunts because they loved them.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Oh no not a juggler

    by kuryakin

    Suddenly I'm seeing you in a different light seppukudkurosawa! Although if I had known those tie-dyed trouser wearing buggers got in for free I would have practised my hand eye co-ordination on more than naked internet ladies. And yes, now you mention it, it is a little weird how a talkback about Elijah Wood got diverted into Mogwai but that's the beauty of the internet. I guess the problem with Mogwai is that you can't really sing along with their stuff when drunk like you can with Blur or Oasis. I mean, OK they're shit now but I thought Oasis' first album was a fucking blinder. The first time I ever heard them was some tape that came free with the NME in 94, a demo version of Cigarettes and Alchohol. Before a single was even released. Just hearing that Get It On riff coupled with those lyrics - still sends shivers down my spine. I doubt people at Mogwai gigs are standing at the front shouting for "Punk Rock/Puff Daddy/Antichrist" Back on topic, I guess Harry's on-the-road update confirms it's Iggy but seriously - listen to the guys voice. I mean his speaking voice here. Can Frodo get that low? Speaking as a soft voiced bugger myself, I know I couldn't get anywhere near that. As much as I dislike Ewan Macgregor and velvet goldmine, he really was the most Iggy-like screen rock star yet. Frodod looks more like that Mormon from the Killers than anything else. What a rambling post. And 2-1 to Scotland as well.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 9:38 p.m. CST

    elijah is NO Jaqueen Phahonix

    by Noeland

    I guess if someone who doesn't look (can you say cleft lip?) or sound (actors can't fucking sing - stop making them) a damn thing like Johnny Cash they can have a pretty boy who looks like a little porceline doll play the most wrinkled and sinewy mother fucker to even put a banana up his ass on stage. Sure, that could work. I mean, come on. http://www.arny.nl/stooges/iggy1_landscape.jpg LOOK AT HIM.

  • Sept. 7, 2005, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Joaquin is one of the best working today

    by YouInRawbIns?

    Hell, if he got really gaunt I'd love to see him tackle Iggy Pop.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 12:15 a.m. CST

    fuck you faggots

    by oilcanbovd

    like you squares would know good tunes if they hit you on your backwards ballcaps... ever hear of THE ROLLING STONES or NIRVANA? that's rock. how about HENDRIX or VELVET REVOLVER? christ. if you cast ryan philipe as the lead in a biopic on RAGE, you'd truly have a contemporary classic. recognize!

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 1:37 a.m. CST

    I'm on board for an Iggy movie...

    by ZeroCorpse

    It's hard to picture Wood as Pop (Woodpop?) but I think there's some hope there. If this is about Iggy as a person- like "Ray" was- then Wood has the acting chops to pull it off, and prosthetics can make up the look. I'd rather cast a good actor than a lookalike that can't act. And really, "Velvet Goldmine" was REALLY about Pop/Bowie. Kurt was an amalgam of several people, including Marc Boland, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and even some Mick "Ronno" Ronson. The main character of Brian Slade/Maxwell Demon was mostly a tribute to Bowie, but also had some elements of other performers mixed into his story. It was a fairy tale based VERY loosely on real people, but not a biopic. And it was rather good, in my opinion, but then I'm not a raging homophobe like most of the current AICN talkback crowd.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 2:08 a.m. CST

    Oilcan, I'm gonna quote an old chestnut...

    by Kamikaze_Jones

    It was used in Jay and Silent Bob Strike back as a parody of us talkbackers, but frankly, your astonishing ignorance regarding music makes me want to throw up. I bet you wear a lot of shirts with no sleeves and have an ugly moustache. That being said... Fuck you. Fuck you up your stupid ass.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 3:52 a.m. CST

    topher grace as ian curtis

    by narcosleepy

    frodo can do the robot in the crowd or somethin.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 11:03 a.m. CST

    dear god

    by lopan

    ok oilcan, mentioning velvet reolver in the same breath as hendrix? fucking blasphemy. you just revealed the true depth of your ignorance. also i believe VR is modern so there goes your whole post-1977 sucks argument. congrats champ.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 11:26 a.m. CST

    Velvet Revolver??

    by chickychow

    Is that classic rock? How about Audioslave?

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 12:34 p.m. CST

    oilcan

    by ectocriminal

    everyone's heard of nirvana. and yes, the rolling stones too. you're taste in music is the same as every 12 year old who loves britney spears (fetterline?), ryan cabrarra, maroon 5, and the like. everyone likes them so they're safe to like, no one can argue against their popularity or talent because it's been established that they're popular/talented (i say talented in reference to r.s. and nirvana). and what is ryan phillippe in a 'rage' biopic? you mean playing zach de la rocha? that's actually not too bad as i could see him going from harvard freshman to dreadlocked leadman of r.a.t.m.. he might be too old at this point though.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 12:41 p.m. CST

    Don't know ANYONE who likes Ryan Cabrera (?) or Maroon 5

    by chickychow

    Get rid of the people you know who do. Dunno who Cabrera is but I'm guessing he croons in the Dave Matthews vein... As for a Rage Against... movie, who needs it? And No, Ryan Phillipe-Witherspoon is not a good idea in any imaginable way.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 1:29 p.m. CST

    chickychow

    by ectocriminal

    i'm a sub. teacher (read: happy fulfilled millionaire) and have young nieces and they all love cabrera, spears, ect. as ever, i remain...lame and ignorant.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 1:35 p.m. CST

    my 20/20 hindsight has also revealed

    by ectocriminal

    that you, chickychow, advocate the murder of children due to their underdeveloped taste in music. child killer.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 2:02 p.m. CST

    Oh, dear...

    by Melian

    You have to search really hard to find an intelligent discussion on this site. I'm a working musician and I have no life outside music. I admit it. Personally, I realise the importance of Iggy pop and I have no real problem with Elijah Wood playing him, apart from one thing - there is little enough to hold onto about Elijah Wood already, and he would need to get thinner to play this role. This worries me. I fear that the film could be ruined for me by the overwhelming urge to stuff half Sainsbury's delicatessen down the boy. He is one of those people you'd like to take home and feed like a lost kitten ... and Iggy Pop didn't really have that vibe. See, instead of my rock side coming out, this announcement had brought out my inner grandmother.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 4:21 p.m. CST

    Cosmic Groovy Love-Child

    by seppukudkurosawa

    I call it juggling, you call it playing with fire... I just do a bit of fire club swinging for maybe an hour max and then I'm into Glastonbury free. That's around 100 quid plus an hour then. Plus I get to play with paraffin. One thing though Kuryakin, how can you criticize tye-dye!? It never goes out of fashion; and I'm not embarrassed when I say that one day a couple of years back I threw my whole "get-up" into a big pot, and freed my whole wardrobe with all the colours of the rainbow. Actually scratch that, hippies are hypocritical mean-spirited arse-wipes. Go ask Iggy Pop. (Yes! Saved myself from those off-topic watchers in the last sentence).

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 4:26 p.m. CST

    He'll pull it off...

    by kittycatty

    The role is for a young Iggy. Just put a wig on the kid: http://img251.imageshack.us/img251/7629/iggyelijah6kj.jpg And get him to the gym. Stat.

  • Sept. 8, 2005, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Which actors should play which rock-stars?

    by seppukudkurosawa

    OK I'll come up with a few suggestions, improve if you can: Siouxsie Soux=Helena Bonham Carter/Keith Richards=Jeff Bridges/Leadbelly=Ossie Davis or his son, if he has one/Patti Smith=Emma Thompson/Lead singer from Television=Richard E Grant/Bo Diddley=Andre from Outkast/ Crosby, Stills and Nash=Harry, Moriarty and Quint.

  • Sept. 10, 2005, 6:35 p.m. CST

    Uh

    by skoolbus

    Oilcan or whatever, you're either dumb as fuck or just messing around. Touting a band like Velvet Revolver over The Stooges is...fuck, I don't even know what to name that stupidity. Anybody who doesn't realize the importance of Iggy and The Stooges to rock and roll is just in denial or living in a mental cave. Anyway, Elijah Wood's an actor. He can ACT, fools. He'll be fine. On another note, does this fuckin' site realize that these actors have actual NAMES?

  • Sept. 16, 2005, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Elijah as Iggy

    by September

    Weren't there loads of posts (way back when) saying Elijah as Frodo? No Way..........