Billie Joe Armstrong’s Film, ‘Ordinary World,’ Gets Release Date
Ordinary World, a movie starring Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as a punk rocker turning 40, will be released on Oct. 14. It will be distributed by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group.
The news comes via Deadline, who note that its original title was Geezer. Under that name, it had its premiere at New York's prestigious Tribeca Film Festival this past April. Their blurb for the film says that Armstrong plays Perry, a "happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth."
Written and directed by Lee Kirk, the comedy-drama also stars Selma Blair as his wife, Chris Messina as his brother and Judy Greer as an ex-girlfriend. Fred Armisen and Kevin Corrigan also feature in the movie.
Following its initial screening, Green Day played a concert where they debuted two songs that are featured in the film, "Ordinary World," which is embedded above, and "Devil's Kind," which you can find below. Of the two, only "Ordinary World" appears on Green Day's new album, Revolutionary Radio. The record arrives on Oct. 7, a week before the movie. As with American Idiot, Revolutionary Radio finds them commenting on the state of affairs in modern-day America. You can listen to the first single, "Bang Bang," here.
Watch Green Day Perform "Devil's Kind"
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