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Avril Lavigne’s signature track “Sk8ter Boi” is being made into a movie and now the singer tells ET Canada that fans can expect to see cameos from some of her famous friends.
“It’s something I’ve been working on for a while and I’m really excited,” she said in an interview with ET Canada.
Inspired by Lavigne’s own high school experience, the singer says she’ll dive even deeper into the story of a teenage girl and her “sk8ter boi.”
“I took my experience in high school, put it into a song, and now we’re just going to dive deeper and it’s going to be an extension of that song and the message in it,” she tells about the 2002 pop-punk mega hit.
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Although she hasn’t yet thought about who will star in the film, Lavigne promises that some of her famous musician friends will make cameo appearances.
“I’m definitely reaching out to my musician friends to do cameos in there because it would be really fun,” Lavigne says. “I was talking to Mark Hoppus the other day. I was like, ‘Mark, you have to make an appearance in my movie ‘Sk8er Boi’,’ and he said, ‘I’m in!’ »
And she already has an idea of who Hoppus could play.
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“I felt like he could be a cool teacher or something,” she says.
As 20 years have passed since the song “Sk8ter Boi” was released, Lavigne, 37, says she’s still proud of it and all the songs she’s written on her seven albums, including her latest, Love Sux.
“They’re from me. I’ve written all of my songs and all of my seven albums. I still love performing all of my hits over the years because it’s like, when you get there [with] my music is taking off and at the level where it’s done, it’s so unique and special,” she says, adding, “And that’s something I’m really proud of.