Alec Baldwin Cast a John DeLorean, Creator of The Car Used in BACK TO THE FUTURE

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Alec Baldwin has officially signed on to play John DeLorean, the man best known as the founder of the DeLorean Motor Company. The DeLorean is most famously known as the time-traveling car used by Marty McFly and Doc Brown in the Back To The Future trilogy. Variety reports that Baldwin will appear in a series of scripted scenes that will be added to the untitled documentary about Delorean.

Baldwin will bring with his hair and makeup team from Saturday Night Live with him to transform him into DeLorean.

The film is being directed by Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce and production is under way right now.

The untitled DeLorean documentary is scheduled to be released in 2018. The movie will follow the automaker’s rise to stardom and fall from grace. Complete with interviews with colleagues, employees, lawyers, friends and family who knew him best.