Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Janis Joplin on the big screen

Posted By on Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 8:04 AM

Zooey Deschanel will star in the Penelope Spheeris-directed drama The Gospel According to Janis.  Filming begins on November 13th.  Deschanel will do all of her own singing a la Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix in last year's Walk the Line.  The film will be produced by Peter Newman of The Squid and the Whale notoriety. 
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