Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Kristin Stewart to play Joan Jett.
Twilight actress Kristin Stewart is slated to play Joan Jett in a new biopic about the Runaways, Jett's first band.
According to Pitchfork Media, the biopic will be directed by veteran video producer Floria Sigismondi (Sigur Ros, Christina Aguilera, Interpol, The White Stripes). Jett has signed on as executive producer.
The movie is set to start filming next year.