Austin, TX – Lil Peep’s loss of life not solely lower brief his ascendent run in music but additionally a possible movie profession. The late artist was in talks for a film position previous to his passing, in keeping with director Sebastian Jones.
Jones, who co-directed the Peep documentary Everybody’s Everything, informed Variety about his curiosity in casting the cult rapper in a movie. Jones stated he met Peep, whose actual title was Gustav Ahr, at a present in Texas simply three days earlier than Peep died.
“I used to be at one in every of his reveals, and I used to be so taken by him,” he famous. “I needed to forged him in a film. We have been reaching out to him, and he handed away.”
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Jones, who’s a collaborator of Academy Award-winning director Terrence Malick, supposed to forged Peep in his first function movie. The film is scheduled to be Jones’ subsequent undertaking.
Ramez Silyan, the opposite director behind the Everybody’s Everything documentary, confirmed Peep’s curiosity in appearing.
“Gus needed to be an actor and he had ‘it,’” Silyan informed Variety. “He simply had this factor … he needed to do all types of issues.”
Everybody’s Everything made its debut on the 2019 South By Southwest Festival on Sunday (March 10). Additional screenings will air on Tuesday (March 12) and Thursday (March 14).
Peep handed away on November 15, 2017. The explanation for loss of life was an unintended overdose of fentanyl and Xanax.