Brian Wilson Bio-pic Begins Filming As Beach Boys Co-Founder Hits Ravinia

The Hollywood trade paper Variety has reported that the biopic Love & Mercy: The Lives, Times and Music of Brian Wilson has begun filming in Los Angeles. The Beach Boys co-founder, whose bottomless list of hits defined an era, makes his Ravinia debut with Al Jardine and David Markson July 26. Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood) will star as young Brian Wilson, with Chicago favorite-son John Cusack playing the older version. Graham Rogers (Revolution) appears as Jardine.