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Bruce Springsteen Movie: Producers Hope Jeremy Allen White Will Play the Boss

'Deliver Me From Nowhere' will be centered Bruce Springsteen's iconic 1982 album 'Nebraska.'

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Producers hope that Jeremy Allen White of 'The Bear' fame will play Bruce Springsteen in an upcoming movie.

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Bruce Springsteen and his iconic 1982 album Nebraska will be the subject of an upcoming movie called Deliver Me From Nowhere.

Producers hope that Jeremy Allen White (of The Bear and Shameless fame) will play the songwriter, Deadline reported.

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'Deliver Me From Nowhere' will be centered the songwriter's iconic 1982 album 'Nebraska.'

Negotiations with White haven't begun, but if the actor signs on he'll travel to New Jersey to film after wrapping up season 4 of The Bear this June.

Springsteen and his manager Jon Landau are involved with the project which will be written and directed by Scott Cooper.

Scott Stuber, the former chairman of Netflix Films, is producing the movie. This will be his first project since leaving the streaming giant earlier this year.

Nebraska was mostly written and recorded in the bedroom of a home Springsteen rented in Colts Neck, New Jersey. That's right in between Long Branch, where the star was born, and Freehold, where he spent much of his childhood.

Springsteen originally planned to use the stripped down four-track recordings as demos for a fleshed-out release featuring the E Street Band, but ultimately decided to release them in their original form.

The record's rawness was influenced by the depression Springsteen was experiencing at the time. He may have inherited the condition from his troubled father Douglas "Dutch" Springsteen.

The musician was mostly raised by his mother Adele, who died at age 98 last month.

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Nebraska peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and has since been certified platinum in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.

The record paved the way for Springsteen's massive 1984 follow-up Born in the U.S.A., which made it to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and albums charts around the world.

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The record paved the way for Springsteen's massive 1984 record 'Born in the U.S.A.'

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The title track was so popular that former President Ronald Reagan mentioned it while campaigning for re-election in New Jersey.

"America's future rests in a thousand dreams inside your hearts; it rests in the message of hope in songs so many young Americans admire: New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen," he said. "And helping you make those dreams come true is what this job of mine is all about."

The songwriter didn't appreciate the shoutout. Two days, later he held a press conference where he shared the Nebraska track "Johnny 99," which is about an unemployed auto factory worker who ends up killing someone.

"The president was mentioning my name in his speech the other day," Springsteen said before beginning the performance in Pittsburgh.

"I kind of got to wondering what his favorite album of mine must’ve been, you know? I don’t think it was the Nebraska album. I don’t think he’s been listening to this one.”

The musician is getting ready to release a new greatest hits album on April 19. Best of Bruce Springsteen will be available in two versions: an 18-track 2-LP or 1-CD set or a 31-track digital edition.

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The film will be shot in Springsteen's native New Jersey.

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Check out the full tracklist for both upcoming records below:


  1. Growin’ Up

  2. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

  3. Born To Run

  4. Thunder Road

  5. Badlands

  6. Hungry Heart

  7. Atlantic City

  8. Dancing in the Dark

  9. Born in the U.S.A.

  10. Brilliant Disguise

  11. Human Touch

  12. Streets of Philadelphia

  13. The Ghost of Tom Joad

  14. Secret Garden

  15. The Rising 16. Girls In Their Summer Clothes

  16. Hello Sunshine

  17. Letter To You


  1. Growin’ Up

  2. Spirit In The Night

  3. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

  4. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)

  5. Born To Run

  6. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out

  7. Thunder Road

  8. Badlands

  9. Prove It All Night

  10. The River

  11. Hungry Heart

  12. Atlantic City

  13. Glory Days

  14. Dancing in the Dark

  15. Born in the U.S.A

  16. Brilliant Disguise

  17. Tougher Than The Rest

  18. Human Touch

  19. If I Should Fall Behind

  20. Living Proof

  21. Streets of Philadelphia

  22. The Ghost of Tom Joad

  23. Secret Garden

  24. The Rising

  25. Long Time Comin’

  26. Girls In Their Summer Clothes

  27. The Wrestler

  28. We Take Care Of Our Own

  29. Hello Sunshine

  30. Ghosts

  31. Letter To You


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