The latest development in Shia LaBeouf's attempt to establish himself as a member of the Hollywood counterculture involves LaBeouf's admission to dropping acid for "research" on his role in the upcoming mob story, The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, also starring Evan Rachel Wood, Melissa Leo, Mads Mikkelsen and Rupert Grint and slated for release at the Sundance Film Festival in January.
Shia LaBeouf, 26, who is quickly fostering a reputation as a notorious Hollywood bad boy, is explaining how he came to bare all in June of this year in a music video for the Icelandic band, Sigur Ros. "I wrote a fan letter," LaBeouf said of his nudity in the Alma Har'el-directed video for the song, "Fjogur piano.
Of Monsters and Men, formed only within the last few years as an expansion of lead singer Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir's solo project, is a six-piece ensemble most closely associated with the indie folk genre.
The lineup for the three-day music festival Lollapalooza, which will be held this summer on August 3-5 in Chicago's Grant Park, has been announced, with musical heavyweights Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, The Shins, and Black Sabbath topping the lists.