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March 24, 2011 (9:36 am) GMT
Neil Strauss, who co-wrote the movie adaptation of Motley Crue memoir, has revealed that screenwriter Rich Wilkes also includes Sam Rockwell and Jared Leto in his wish list.

The writer penning the script for the movie adaptation of memoir "" has called for , and to play band-mates , Mick Mars and Vince Neil in the film. In a new interview with MTV, "The Dirt" co-writer Neil Strauss has revealed screenwriter Rich Wilkes has drawn up his wish list of stars, who he'd like to see as the rockers in the movie.

Strauss explains, "He told me who he'd love to see in the film. Here's who he sees: as , Jared Leto as Vince Neil, or as ... as their first manager, Sam Rockwell as Mick Mars, Ashton Kutcher or as Tommy Lee. He's got it all thought out. That would be amazing."

But Strauss admits that although the first draft of the screenplay is amazing, there are issues about actually turning it into a film. He adds, "I really hope they make it. I think it will be great. I think they're just scared because it's obviously going to be a hard R (rated) movie. I think they're worried they won't make enough money off it."

Drummer Tommy Lee recently stated was on-board to direct the film. Zombie has since denied that.

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