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Amy Adams Expected to Star as Janis Joplin in Film

Amy Adams Expected to Star as Janis Joplin in Film

Amy Adams is expected to star as Janis Joplin in a film about the life of the late rockstar.  Adams is best known for roles in films like The FighterEnchanted,Trouble With the Curve, and Talladega Nights:  The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

The name of the Janis Joplin film is Get It While You Can.  Production of the movie is expected to start in early 2013.  Lee Daniels is expected to be the director.  He previously directed Precious and The Paperboy.  Various actors and directed have been tied to the film, so who knows what could change.

Joplin died in 1970 of a heroin overdose.  Her death happened shortly after the death of Jimi Hendrix.  Both musicians are members of the infamous "27 Club," which is the term used to describe the group of musicians who all passed away at the age of 27.  Other members include Jim Morrison of The Doors, Brian Jones ofThe Rolling Stones, and Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.

 

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