Jonah Hill to play Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese Grateful Dead biopic

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Famed director Martin Scorsese is reportedly making a music biopic about legendary Bay Area rock act the Grateful Dead. So, of course, Deadheads will want to know who’s going to play the group’s iconic vocalist-guitarist Jerry Garcia? It’s going to be Jonah Hill, according to various reports. Hill, who has starred in such films as “Superbad,” “Moneyball” and “Knocked Up,” seems to have confirmed the casting choice with an Instagram post, showing a headline that reads that he was chosen to play Garcia in the movie. Hill previously worked with Scorsese on “The Wolf of Wall Street,” which landed …

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