Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Christopher Walken in Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys'

Veteran actor Christopher Walken has been roped in to play a mobster in actor-director Clint Eastwood's upcoming film 'Jersey Boys'

Christopher Walken in Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' (© Reuters)

Los Angeles: Clint Eastwood has cast Christopher Walken to play a mobster in his upcoming 'Jersey Boys' movie.

Eastwoon is working on a big screen adaptation of the hit stage show about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Walken will play a New Jersey mobster who helped the group build a music career, reported Deadline.

Walken will play Angelo 'Gyp' DeCarlo in the film. Eastwood will reportedly pick up young faces to play Valli and his bandmates.

Broadway star John Lloyd Young, who played Valli in the New York show, is rumoured to be reprising his role for the film, and Boardwalk Empire's Vincent Piazza is also said to be among the cast.

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