Iggy Pop Gets Cast In Dark Comedy Film Blue Iguana

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Iggy Pop cast in a supporting role in the upcoming movie, Blue Iguana. The dark comedy starring Bob Saget (Full House), Joel David Moore (Avatar), Carly Chaikin (Mr. Robot), (Jason Jones (The Flight Attendant), and Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), is currently filming at the Cayman Islands.

According to Deadline, the rock icon will play Edward, a “wealthy patriarch whose death triggers a series of unfortunate events for his son Daniel, whose plan to reconnect with his brothers is complicated when he discovers that everyone wants to kill him for his inheritance.”

Director Jeremy LaLonde (Sex After Kids, James vs. His Future Self) tweeted about the rocker’s involvement in the film that he’s the sweetest punk rock legend and it was an honor to work with him.

Pop, who released his eighteenth studio album, Free, in 2019, has been keeping busy for the past few months. In addition to celebrating his Berlin-era collaborations with David Bowie on the 7-LP box, The Bowie Years, he dropped a timely tune about the Covid-19 pandemic, “Dirty Little Virus,” in December.