Vera Farmiga - Vera Farmiga Up For The Drummer31 January 2012
'Up in the Air' actress Vera Farmiga is set to star as Christine McVie in Randall Miller's biopic about Dennis Wilson, 'The Drummer'.
Vera Farmiga Up For The Drummer
Vera Farmiga has joined the cast of 'The Drummer'.
Aaron Eckhart will be Dennis in the movie, which will chart the last six years of his life up until 1983, and is believed to be deep into training for the part, learning both The Drums and piano as well as preparing vocally.
Vera will also be required to sing in the part, according to Miller, who said: "She has a number of duets with Eckhart in the film."
Filming is due to begin on the project - produced by Wilson's children Carl and Jennifer - on June 15.
Vera will next been seen in Denzel Washington's 'Safe House' and has roles lined up in 'A View from the Bridge', where she will play Beatrice Carbone, and 'The Locals' alongside Shirley Maclaine and Alan Arkin.