Nickelodeon’s “School of Rock” series star Tony Cavalero has officially signed on to play veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne in Netflix’s Motley Crue biopic “The Dirt”. Jeff Tremaine directs the film which is based on the 2001 autobiography of the same name.
The book follows the band’s rise to international stardom in the 1980s, detailing the ups and downs on the way to becoming staples of the glam rock style and selling more than 100 million albums worldwide.
Cavalero joins Douglas Booth as Nikki Sixx, Iwan Rheon as Mick Mars, Daniel Webber as Vince Neil and Machine Gun Kelly as Tommy Lee. Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos, and Amanda Adelson penned the script while Julie Yorn, Erik Olsen, and Allen Kovac are producing.