Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has his first leading role in the upcoming comedy drama Ordinary World, scheduled to be released this fall, on October 14.
The musician plays Perry, a former punk rocker living an ordinary life, who gets the chance revive his stalled career after his wife and daughter forget this 40th birthday. How? Thanks to his brother, who gives him the money to throw a huge party in a fancy New York hotel.
Written and directed by Lee Kirk, the film stars also Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Dallas Roberts, Chris Messina, Fred Armisen, Brian Baumgartner, and Kevin Corrigan.
The film was originally screened earlier this year, at the Tribeca Film Festival, on April 23, as Geezer, before its title was changed to Ordinary World.
The soundtrack music is all original, composed by Billie Joe Armstrong himself and Dickon Hinchliffe. The trailer features a song titled “Ordinary World”, that Armstrong performs playing the guitar, in front of a woman that is not his wife.