HBO has added many more actors to the cast of its 1970s-set rock ‘n’ roll pilot, directed and produced by Martin Scorsese, Deadline reports.
James Jagger, the son of executive producer Mick Jagger, will play the lead singer of a punk band. Joe Caniano is Cannavale’s character’s chauffeur, while Andrew Dice Clay will play an obnoxious owner of a chain of radio stations. Ato Essandoh (“Copper”) is a musician and old colleague of Richie’s, and “Sopranos” alum Robert Funaro has been cast as a mob enforcer.
Birgitte Sorenson will play a Danish actress and friend of Wilde’s character, while J.C. Mackenzie will play the record label’s head of sales.
Already cast in the period drama are Juno Temple as an A&R assistant, Max Casella as the A&R head and Jack Quaid as an A&R exec.