Cribs’ Johnny Marr to appear in ‘Powder’ film

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Guitarist will appear alongside Ralph Little and Alfie Allen

The Cribs‘ guitarist Johnny Marr is set to make a cameo appearance in the film adaptation of Kevin Sampson‘s 1999 book ‘Powder’.

Ex-Smiths hero Marr will appear alongside actors Liam Boyle, Ralph Little and Lily Allen‘s brother Alfie in the film, while model Agyness Deyn is also due to make a cameo appearance.

Shooting for the film – which is about a UK band’s rise and fall from grace – is due to start at the V Festival in Staffordshire on August 22, according to a statement from the filmmakers.

Filming is scheduled to finish in Spain in October 2010.