Lars Ulrich is set to appear in an HBO movie alongside Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen. According to New York Magazine, the Metallica drummer has been cast in Hemingway and Gellhorn, a film described as “a drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn.” Lars will play Dutch documentarian Joris Ivens who follows the couple’s relationship. Learn more at NYMag.com.

The film will also star David Strathairn, Parker Posey and Tony Shalhoub.

Lars previously played himself in the Russell Brand movie Get Him to the Greek.

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