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Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Lands Movie Role

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According to Kyle Buchanan of NYMag.com, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has been cast in a new HBO TV movie entitled, "Hemingway and Gellhorn," which will also star Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen. Ulrich will play Dutch documentarian Joris Ivens in the TV movie, which chronicles the stormy marriage between Ernest Hemingway and war correspondent Martha Gellhorn.

Metallica, along with the rest of the "Big Four" of thrash, will also be headed to Sweden in July for an upcoming live show in Gothenburg. Details on the event are available at this location.

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brandedcfh420's avatar

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

ok, im really hoping this is a very early April Fools Day joke!!!

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 8:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. R Tenney writes:

Yea ill be avoiding theaters for this one. So now Lars wants to be an actor huh? Love Hemingways work though

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 8:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

Doesn't really matter if you avoid the cinema, it's a TV movie.

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 9:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. R Tenney writes:

Oops ya got me Oz No HBO for me though NP: Metallica:For Whom The Bell Tolls

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 9:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. n0thinghead writes:

clive owen's the man. lars is not.

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 9:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. OlafBerzerker writes:

i bet his dad got him the role

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 10:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. TheIronMan writes:

I love this so much hahahahaha

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 10:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BrunoHockalugie writes:

When I read this, my first reaction was that a remake for Wizard of Oz in the works and the Head Munchkin had been cast. Lars would be perfect!

"We represent, the lollipop kids,......"

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 11:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. hellrat writes:

^ha!! righto, brother....or a fvcking oompa loompa :)

seriously, if i ever seen that fvcking turd danish on tv, i'd probably pull an Elvis and put a .40 round through the goddamned glass where ever that fvcking clown's big ol goofy forehead happened to be

i truly hate that idiot turd fvck

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 12:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. R Tenney writes:

Yea right HR. Charlie @ the Chocolate Factory OOOMPA LOOMPAS. Was waiting for your scathing remarks on the topic. Lars is a man of many hats eh? Art dealer ;drummer; and now actor?

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 12:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. hellrat writes:

oompa, oompa, loompa -de-lump, Turd is a danish pile of dump....oompa-loompa, la da dee da.....

now shave that turd and teach it to hunt :)

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. silvermountains writes:

we know one thing....willy wonka's factory is somewhere in new jersey.

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 9:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Dayp writes:

I imagine half of his dialogue will be "um", and the other half will be obnoxious chewing.

# Mar 11, 2011 @ 10:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. stuff writes:

I think he would be good. I mean he is already a actor since he acts like he is a good drummer when he isnt.

# Mar 12, 2011 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. brandedcfh420 writes:

#14 for the win!!!!!!

# Mar 12, 2011 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. R Tenney writes:

@ 14 hardly going to defend Lars here;because I think for the most part he's a phony f***in d*** ! But... Its far to easy to criticize what he layed down 25 to 28 years ago which I think is unfair. Your still forgetting he was responsible for some genre defining work. He's also nowadays one of those easy targets to bag on like Ozzy. Too easy to critisize his abilities or lack of them measured against todays standards ! His playing is what it is ! I prefer G Hoglan myself but whatever.

# Mar 12, 2011 @ 6:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Nunya writes:

WWWWWWWWWWWWHHHHHHHHHHHHHHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
I think larz is god punishing us for michael jackson

# Mar 12, 2011 @ 9:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. mikey808 writes:

Hopefully her learns how to talk, so the people that actually go see this movie dont have to hear Um...Um...Um... every 5 f***ing seconds

# Mar 12, 2011 @ 11:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. bananaterracottapie1 writes:

Lars must've done like a million takes on MOP and Justice, cause I actually didn't mind some of his parts on those albums. Or probably some studio trickery came into play, but I doubt that. I really don't understand how a person can become worse at an instrument. Lack of practice can be a reason, but 'Tallica have been touring quite a bit. Maybe it's just the coke?

In any case, sh**ty TV movie? Pass.

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 5:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. WOLF7 writes:

Guys, let's cut the Bullsh**;

We're ALL going to see this one anyways, just to see the big ego dane make a fool of himself (probably).

There's no escaping the truth ;)

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 6:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. BoltThrower writes:

Apparently there's not enough gay porn in the world...

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 8:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Brother B writes:

I thought he was actually okay in Get Him To The Greek. Post 13: gold : )

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 7:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. hellrat writes:

plenty would pay good money to watch the munchkin dog turd get crushed by a heavy roller doing .25 MPH or less....in these cases, the slower the better eh

and shoot, i bet a decent buck could be made by auctioning off the Turd Krusher's driver's seat to the highest fvcking bidder

Save the Whales and Krush a Turd for Jesus!! :)

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 9:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. hellrat writes:

and Wolf, a snuff film is the ONLY kind of movie featuring the Great Dane Turd i would EVER pay ANY amout of money to witness

hell, i'd even buy popcorn

# Mar 13, 2011 @ 10:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Mashui writes:

Of all the people in metal, or even Metallica they got Lars? Wtf? And with Nicole Kidman no less ms. box office poison herself, no wonder it's a tv movie.


Lol @ Lars being the head munchkin.

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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