Last year, it was announced that cult director Jim Jarmusch was working on a new zombie flick, The Dead Don’t Die.

The film has just released its full casting list and nothing could have prepared us for the excellence. Back in July last year, it was revealed that actors Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Chloë Sevigny, Adam Driver and Austin Butler would star in the film. Now even more names have been added to the star-studded lineup.

Musicians Iggy Pop, Tom Waits and Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA have all joined the project. Jarmusch has previously collaborated with all three of the musicians. RZA scored and appeared in Jarmusch’s 2000 film Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. Tom Waits starred in 1987’s Down By Law, as well as cameoing in Coffee and Cigarettes alongside Iggy Pop.

The Dead Don’t Die is scheduled to hit cinemas on June 4th. It will mark Jarmusch’s first film since 2017’s critically-lauded Paterson.

Iggy Pop is set to grace Australian shores next month for Bluesfest Festival, he will also be playing headline shows in support of his appearance. Tour dates and ticket information below.

Bluesfest Sideshows

Festival Hall, Melbourne
Sunday, 21 April 2019

Sydney Opera House, 

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Monday, 15 April 2019
Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Bluesfest 2019

Thursday, April 18th – Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay, NSW
Tickets: Bluesfest

Jack Johnson
Iggy Pop
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals
Paul Kelly
David Gray
Ray LaMontagne
Norah Jones
Julia Stone
Kasey Chambers 
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Mavis Staples
Gary Clark Jr.
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
Tommy Emmanuel
Snarky Puppy 
Meshell Ndegeocello
Colin Hay
Imelda May
Kurt Vile and the Violators
Keb‘ Mo’ 
Allen Stone
St. Paul and The Broken Bones 
Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Archie Roach
Shakey Graves
Arlo Guthrie
Nahko and Medicine for the People
Tex Perkins 
I’m With Her
Ruthie Foster
Richard Clapton 
Russell Morris
Flogging Molly
The Marcus King Band
Fantastic Negrito
Samantha Fish 
The War and Treaty
Deva Mahal
Larkin Poe 
The Black Sorrows
Vintage Trouble
Pierce Brothers
Mojo Juju
Trevor Hall
Irish Mythen
Anderson East 
Melody Angel
Hussy Hicks
The California Honeydrops
Elephant Sessions 
Caiti Baker
Little Georgia
Benny Walker
Dallas Woods
RockWiz Live
Playing for Change
Clarence Bekker Band
Ward Thomas
Glenn Cardier and The Sideshow
Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf
Māmā Mihirangi & the Māreikura
Lucy Gallant
Nocturnal Syndrome

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