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‘Basketball’ fills out cast

Bruno Kirby, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Imperioli and James Maddio will co-star with Leonardo DiCaprio in Island Pictures’ screen adaptation of Jim Carroll’s “The Basketball Diaries,” it was announced Monday at the AFM.

Skedded to begin shooting in Gotham this month, “Diaries” will be helmed by Scott Kalvert, who also appears in the pic in his feature debut.

Based on Carroll’s life in Manhattan’s 1970s underground, “Diaries” tells the story of a gifted poet and athlete who descends into drugs and crime.

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