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PJ Byrne Joins Martin Scorsese’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Pilot At HBO

Deadline: PJ Byrne (The Wolf Of Wall Street) has joined the burgeoning cast of HBO‘s untitled rock n’ roll pilot from director Martin Scorsese. Talk about a cool project — it’s being exec produced by Scorsese, Mick Jagger, Terence Winter and Emma Koskoff. The drama is set in the 1970s New York’s music world when punk and disco were entering in the scene of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. The story is told through the eyes of record exec Richie Finestra, portrayed by Bobby Cannavale (Chef, Boardwalk Empire), who is trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound. Byrne will play Scott Levitt, Finestra’s partner. This puts Byrne back in business with Scorsese, who directed him in the Academy Award-nominated The Wolf Of Wall Street.

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