Brian Wilson Movie

Thesps filling Al Jardine, Carl Wilson roles

Graham Rogers (“Revolution”) and Brett Davern (“Awkward”) have joined “Love & Mercy: The Lives, Times and Music of Brian Wilson” as members of the Beach Boys.

Rogers will portray Al Jardine, and Davern will play Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson’s younger brother. The surf rock band formed in 1961 and became hugely successful by the mid ’60s.

John Wells Prods. and River Road Entertainment are producing with River Road’s Bill Pohlad directing from Oren Moverman’s script. Paul Dano is starring as the young Brian Wilson, with John Cusack playing the older version. Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks also star.

Lensing began this week in Los Angeles.

Rogers’ recent credits include “Careful What You Wish For,” while Davern recently wrapped the  indie feature “Born to Race 2.” Rogers is repped by APA and Management 360. Davern is repped by APA and Alchemy Entertainment.

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