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Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Is there any truth to this rumor? I live in New York, and I was listening to talk-radio host Mark Cooper, on the Morning-show called "Waking Up With Coop," and he mentioned that Val Kilmer was going to play Axl Rose in the Guns N Roses movie because they were discussing how good Kilmer was as Jim Morrison in "The Doors" movie (that "The Doors" movie had problems, but Kilmer wasn't a part of the problem, etc, etc).

Anyway, I've peeked online to see if there's any mention of a Guns N Roses movie, but nah-dah.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

As for my "two cents" (if the rumors are true), I think Val Kilmer is way too old to portray Axl Rose.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Kilmer is fat enough, though. He's got that same "full face" Rose is rocking.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

GNR with its mostly original lineup released 4 albums, 2 at the same time, 1 a cover, and an EP with half live tracks.

I love GNR, but there is no way they are making a movie about them.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal
Kilmer is fat enough, though. He's got that same "full face" Rose is rocking.
Sure, he can play contemporary Axl, but can he pull off 1988 Axl?
(surely you jest)
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by DVD Josh
EP with half live tracks.
They were studio tracks with crowd noise dubbed in.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by DVD Josh
GNR with its mostly original lineup released 4 albums, 2 at the same time, 1 a cover, and an EP with half live tracks.

I love GNR, but there is no way they are making a movie about them.
I don't think that's why they wouldn't make a movie about them. They're making a Jeff Buckley movie who had just one album.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
I don't think that's why they wouldn't make a movie about them. They're making a Jeff Buckley movie who had just one album.
He died tragically and has a depressing life story.

Axl Rose and Slash are just assholes.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by DVD Josh
He died tragically and has a depressing life story.

Axl Rose and Slash are just assholes.
Exactly.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by DVD Josh
He died tragically and has a depressing life story.
Being raped as a child by your uncle is pretty depressing.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

A movie about guys that are still alive and one of them being a real doucher isn't much of a draw in my opinion. Now, if they made a movie about their heyday around Appetite and everything that led up to it and happened shortly thereafter it would be ok.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

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Now, if they made a movie about their heyday around Appetite and everything that led up to it and happened shortly thereafter it would be ok.
If they didn't, then what would be the whole point? lol
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by Buttmunker
If they didn't, then what would be the whole point? lol
The epic story of Chinese Democracy, an album 15 years in the making.
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Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara
The epic story of Chinese Democracy, an album 15 years in the making.
Which was poorly received, so it seemed the hype was bigger than the "epic."

Any song rotation? Any hit single? Nope. Gonna put back Appetite for Destruction on my turntable.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara
The epic story of Chinese Democracy, an album 15 years in the making.
17 years, actually-lol

I think a movie is justified. The 'Appetite' Days were WILD. If 'The Doors' were worthy, GNR is worthy...now...as for Val playing Axl.....I can't see it.

James Franco I can see playing Axl, but hasn't be been cast as Jeff Buckley already?
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

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That's Axel? I've seen this photochopped into other photos but had no idea who it was and the story behind it.
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That's Axel? I've seen this photochopped into other photos but had no idea who it was and the story behind it.
That's Iceman.

This is Axl with Eddie Trunk and the That Metal Show guys last November.

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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

This thread has just reminded me that I'm getting old.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

^ Ditto.


I think they should have Kilmer portray Axl in his current state and Ryan Gosling portray him during the hey days of Appetite and Use Your Illusion.
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Re: Val Kilmer as "Axl Rose?" (Rumor)

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Where's Greenpeace when you need them?
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Where's Greenpeace when you need them?
Roll him back into the water! Make sure you keep him wet. I'm just sayin' he better not visit Japan or he might get an accidental harpoon thrown at him.
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That photo looks like an elephant seal sunbathing.
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