He’s going from the tops of wizardry to the bottom of the mail room. Rupert Grint has joined the cast of the Beach Boys biopic “The Drummer.”
Variety is reporting that the former “Harry Potter” star will play Stan Shapiro, a talent agency mail room intern who befriends Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson. The role of Wilson will be played by Aaron Eckhart.
The publication is also saying that Chloe Grace Moretz has joined the cast. The 15-year-old, who starred as Rachel in “(500) Days of Summer,” will play Wilson’s daughter Jennifer.
The film will center on the last six months of Wilson’s life before his drowning in Dec. 1983. It begins shooting in June.