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Replacements biopic in the works

(MANDATORY CREDIT Ebet Roberts/Getty Images) UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 16: Photo of REPLACEMENTS and Slim DUNLAP and Paul WESTERBERG and Chris MARS and Tommy STINSON; Posed group portrait in the park - Paul Westerberg, Chris Mars, Tommy Stinson and Slim Dunlap (Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns)
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(MANDATORY CREDIT Ebet Roberts/Getty Images) UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 16: Photo of REPLACEMENTS and Slim DUNLAP and Paul WESTERBERG and Chris MARS and Tommy STINSON; Posed group portrait in the park - Paul Westerberg, Chris Mars, Tommy Stinson and Slim Dunlap (Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns)

Color us intrigued!

After initial rumblings that never seemed to come to fruition, it looks like a movie about The Replacements is on the horizon after all.

Director Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars, The New Mutants) is attempting to bring Bob Mehr’s Replacements biography Trouble Boys to the big screen and it looks like a couple key figures have already been cast.

Frequent Boone collaborator Nat Wolff is said to be playing frontman Paul Westerberg, while Owen Teague (who appears in Boone's upcoming re-imagining of Stephen King's The Stand) will portray bassist Tommy Stinson.

Credit: Tommaso Bodi, Wire Image/Paul Natkin, Getty Images

Credit: Getty Images/Philip Cosores

No word on when we can expect the finished product, but let's hope it's soon!

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