Film News Roundup: Kid Cudi Joins ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’
In today’s film news roundup, Kid Cudi and Dyan Cannon get roles, drug addiction drama “Dear Jack” gets a director and Trafalgar Releasing is handling the “Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies” this year.CastingsScott Mescudi , best known by his stage name Kid Cudi, has joined the cast of “Bill & Ted Face the Music.”Mescudi joins previously announced cast including Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves, William Sadler, Samara Weaving and Brigette Lundy-Paine.
Mescudi has a significant role, though details are being kept under wraps.Reeves will again portray Ted “Theodore” Logan and Winter will reprise his role as Bill S.
The two previous films were 1989’s “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and 1991’s “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey.”Dean Parisot (“Galaxy Quest”) will direct from a script by original creators Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon.
Scott Kroopf (“Limitless”) will produce with Alex Lebovici and Steve Ponce of Hammerstone Studios,
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