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Vincent Piazza in the mix for Jersey Boys role

Actor Vincent Piazza is in talks to lead the cast of Clint Eastwood's film adaptation of hit stage musical Jersey Boys, according to reports.

The Boardwalk Empire star, John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen and Michael Lomenda are the front-runners to play Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in the movie musical.

Piazza is the only one of the four who has not appeared on the Broadway stage in Jersey Boys - sources tell Variety magazine that Young, who is currently starring in the show in New York, will play Valli, Bergen Bob Gaudio, Piazza Tommy DeVito and Lomenda Nick Massi.

Eastwood is expected to make a start on the film later this summer (13).

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