Jonah Hill to portray Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese-directed biopic: report

Jonah Hill will star in “The Irishman” director’s untitled biopic and will also serve as a producer on the film through his Strong Baby production arm, Deadline reported on Thursday.

The publication further relayed, citing insiders close to the band, that the Grateful Dead and its management will also participate in putting the film together for Apple and have granted full use of the band’s musical catalog for the project. 

Jonah Hill, left, has been tapped to play Grateful Dead frontman, the late Jerry Garcia, in a upcoming biopic directed by Martin Sorsese. Garcia passed away in 1995 at age 53 from a heart attack.

Jonah Hill, left, has been tapped to play Grateful Dead frontman, the late Jerry Garcia, in a upcoming biopic directed by Martin Sorsese. Garcia passed away in 1995 at age 53 from a heart attack.

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