Thursday, August 29

John Lloyd Young to Play Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys Film

Clint Eastwood has finally chosen his Frankie Valli for the film of The Jersey boys which he is directing with Broadway's John Lloyd Young confirmed today.

Joining Young in the cast are Erich Bergen as Bob Gaudio, Christopher Walken as Gyp DeCarlo, Mike Doyle as Bob Crew, Joey Russo Joe Pesci, Erica Piccininni as Lorraine, Donnie Kehr as Norm Waxman, Jeremy Luke as Donnie, Johnny Cannizzaro as Nick DeVito and Kathrine Narducci as Mary Rinaldi.

Eastwood has kept true to his word of casting the main roles with stage actors from the show's Broadway, touring and international productions.

John Lloyd Young originated the role of Frankie Valli in Broadway's Jersey Boys which won a Tony Award for Best Musica. He recently returned to the role for several months until July 2013.

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