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Michelle Williams In Talks to Play Janis Joplin in Biopic

Michelle Williams In Talks to Play Janis Joplin in Biopic

Michelle Williams is in talks to play Janis Joplin in upcoming biopic, Janis, about the life of the late rock icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 36-year-old actress is in the early stages of negotiations with filmmaker Sean Durkin for the long awaited film.

The film is set to be based on the book Love, Janis, which was written by late singer’s sister, Laura.

The book pieces together Janis‘ rise to fame and struggle with drug addiction through letters she wrote to friends and family.

There are also rumored to be several other Janis-related films in the works.

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  • Just Saying

    Amy Adams was a much better option, both can act but Michelle doesn’t have the looks, Adams looks like Joplin.

  • AK

    Janis was 27 yo when she died :/ think Mich looks younger than Amy ..