Leighton Meester, Billie Joe Armstrong and Debra Messing to Star in "Like Sunday, Like Rain"
Leighton Meester has been tapped to lead the indie music-themed drama "Like Sunday, Like Rain," according to Deadline.com.
The "Gossip Girl" star will play a struggling musician who becomes the guardian of a 12-year-old music prodigy.
Written and directed by
Frank Whaley ("Joe the King," "The Jimmy Show"), the film will also feature Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong, making his film acting debut, and "Smash" star Debra Messing.
Meester's film work includes "The Roommate," "Country Strong" and "Going the Distance," and her TV work includes "24" and "Veronica Mars."
Armstrong made his stage debut in
for which he also wrote the book and lyrics. American Idiot,
Messing's film work includes "The Women," "Lucky You" and "The Wedding Date," and her TV work includes "Will and Grace" and "The Starter Wife." She will star in
in 2014. Outside Mullingar
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