After being adapted into a Broadway musical, American Idiot, the
2004 album by Green Day, is all set to be made into a movie. One of
the band's most successful albums, American Idiot impressed critics
as well as fans, winning the band a Grammy Award. The Broadway
version of this album also did very well as it won many awards
including 2 Tony awards.
The movie adaptation of the album was planned immediately after
the album's release in 2004, but plans for the movie were put on
hold after the musical took 5 years to come into existence.
However, following the success of the Broadway Musical, American
Idiot is said to soon make its debut in the silver screen.
Playtone Productions (Tom Hanks" company), who will be producing
this film, has hired Michael Mayer ( American Idiot's musical
director) as the director. According to sources, this movie, which
will be based on the Broadway version, will come out in 2013. Green
Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will be playing the role of St