Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Kings of Leon May Get Garrett Hedlund for New Video

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Exclusive: Garrett Hedlund, star of “On the Road,” tells me he may appear in the next Kings of Leon video. He says that he and Caleb Followill are old friends and they’ve discussed it. “Kings of Leon usually don’t have actors or other people in their videos, but Caleb and I talked about it. It may happen,” Hedlund told me last night at the Coen Brothers concert. Hedlund is shooting a film now with “Inside Llewyn Davis” star Oscar Isaac. He’s still bemoaning the poor release of “On the Road,” a movie that was so anticipated but then seemed to vanish. I think in time Walter Salles’s take on Jack Kerouac will become a cult classic on video… Kings of Leon’s new album, “Mechanical Bull,” hits the album charts tomorrow in the top 5…

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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