Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly had to let go of his upcoming role in the film Wash Me In The River due to scheduling conflicts. MGK is reportedly replaced by Friday Night starrer fame Taylor Kitsch after quitting the project. Wash Me In The River will be directed by Randall Emmett and also stars John Malkovich and Robert De Niro.
About MGK’s film
MGK was supposed to play the role of a recovering addict which will now be essayed by Taylor Kitsch. His character is that of a man who goes to every drug dealer, who might have played a part in the death of his former lover. The film also displays two cops who are investigating the trail cautiously. The shooting of the movie is all set to begin next month in Georgia and Puerto Rico.
MGK will be next seen in Randall Emmett’s Midnight in the Switchgrass alongside girlfriend Megan Fox. The scheduling conflicts arrived due to the shortage of dates as Midnight in the Switchgrass was already in the picture. The story of this movie is based on a true story from Texas. It shows the life of the most dangerous serial killer who is hunted by FBI agent Karl Helter and Rebecca Lombardi.
MGK’S MOVIE CAREER
On the work front, the musician-turned-actor was previously seen in The King of Staten Island. It was a comedy-drama helmed by Judd Apatow. In the film, MGK played the role of a tattoo shop owner. The plot chronicles the life of a young man who wants to get his life together. But he needs to do this before his mother begins to date a new man.
After this, MGK made an appearance in the superhero film Project Power. He played the role of Newt in the film. Newt possesses the ability of thermal regulation which allows him to generated fire from his body. But this ability is limited and when used extensively, it leaves him with severe burns. Eventually, his character dies after having a drug overdose.