Jeremy Strong in talks to participate in Bruce Springsteen Nebraska film

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Jeremy Strong could join Jeremy Allen White in “Deliver Me From Nowhere,” the 20th Century Studios film about Bruce Springsteen and the making of his 1982 album, “Nebraska.”

The “Succession” star is in talks to play Springsteen’s (White) longtime manager Jon Landau in the Scott Cooper-directed feature film. Cooper is also writing the film, which is based on Warren Zane’s 2023 book, ‘Deliver Me From Nowhere: The Making of Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska.’

“Nebraska,” the follow-up to Springsteen’s 1980 double album “The River,” was expected to be a blockbuster rock record with the E Street Band. Instead, it was a stripped-down solo album, made on a four-track recorder. The book tells the story of Springsteen’s artistic journey in making the record.

Springsteen and Landau are involved in the making of the film, which is expected to open in the fall.

“It is a unique honor to collaborate with Bruce Springsteen, an inspiring and incomparable artist who represents so much to so many,” Disney Live Action and 20th Century Studios president David Greenbaum said last month when the film was released. in the studio. “The deep authenticity of his story is in good hands with my friend Scott Cooper, who I am thrilled to be working with again.”

Strong was recently nominated for his first Tony for his work in “An Enemy of the People.” He was nominated for three Emmys – winning in 2020 – for his role as Kendall Roy in “Succession.” He will next be seen as infamous lawyer Roy Cohn opposite Sebastian Stan as a young Donald Trump in “The Apprentice,” premiering on the 77th edition of The Apprentice.e Cannes Film Festival.

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