Entertainment News



Monday, October 28, 2013 - Into The Wild star Emile Hirsch has been confirmed to play John Belushi in an upcoming biopic about the tragic funnyman.

He will lead the cast of Steve Conrad's new movie, which has the full backing of Belushi's widow Judy and his Blues Brothers and Saturday Night Live

sidekick Dan Aykroyd.

Adam Devine and Joaquin Phoenix were also reportedly among the frontrunners to play Belushi in the biopic, while TV actor Nelson Franklin is being considered to portray Ackroyd in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Animal House star died 1982, aged 33.

Article Copyright World Entertainment News Network All Rights Reserved.

return to Entertainment News

Top 10


Up from last week


Down from last week

No change

No change from last week

  • Movie Tickets.ar
  • Movie Tickets.ca
  • Movie Tickets.cl
  • Movie Tickets.ie
  • Movie Tickets.mx
  • Movie Tickets.sp
  • Movie Tickets.uk
  • Movie Tickets.us

MovieTickets.com is a worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing and a top destination for celebrity interviews, movie reviews and trailers. You can also access theater information, check movie showtimes, view video clips, and much more.