HEDLUND HEADED FOR COENS' FOLK PIC
EXCLUSIVE: With production on AKIRA pusing to a later date, Garrett Hedlund has found time in his schedule to jump into another music movie. The COUNTRY STRONG star is in negotiations to join the cast of the Coen Brothers’ INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Variety's Justin Kroll reports. Pic also stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake and John Goodman. Based on the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene, the story follows the title character, who’s is loosely based on Dave Van Ronk. The folk singer was friends with Bob Dylan and other famed musicians. Hedlund’s role wasn’t immediately clear, but he’s shown in COUNTRY STRONG that he has the chops for a singing part.