Tom Hanks to direct Green Day film for ‘American Idiot’?

Julia Roberts could take a lead role in the film

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Green Day‘s 2004 album ‘American Idiot’ looks set to be turned into a feature film, according to reports.

The album, which has already been adapted for the stage for a musical, tells the coming-of-age story of three small-town boys through Green Day‘s songs. One character joins the army, one moves to the city, and another stays home and gets his girlfriend pregnant. Now, Deadline reports that talks are at an advanced stage to adapt the project for the screen.

According to the reports, Tom Hanks is set to direct the film, while Julia Roberts could take a lead acting role in it.

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