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Ashley Greene Plays Punk Royalty on 'CBGB' Poster (Exclusive)

The actress portrays the daughter of the founder of the famed nightclub.

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Ashley Greene as Lisa Kristal

Twilight alum Ashley Greene is exploring a different side of nightlife in the latest CBGB poster.

In the newest poster, exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter, Greene portrays Lisa Kristal, daughter of the famed punk club’s owner Hilly Kristal (played by Alan Rickman) in the film).

Her father started CBGB in the 1970s, and the club would help launch the careers of Patti Smith, Blondie, Talking Heads and the Ramones, among others. CBGB examine's New York's punk seen through the lens of the club.

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Randall Miller directed the film and co-wrote the script with Jody Savin. Miller and Savin’s Unclaimed Freight Productions is producing, along with former senior vp of Warner/Chappell Music Brad Rosenberger and this poster’s namesake, now known as Lisa Kristal Burgman.

This is the first of five exclusive CBGB posters that THR will unveil this week. Earlier this month, THR debuted CBGB posters honoring Joey Ramone, Debbie Harry, Smith and Stiv Bators.