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Patti Smith Wants Kristen Stewart To Play Her

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“I remember the very first time I saw Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson together, when they were younger, and I thought, Those two kids could have easily played us when they were first starting, Kristen has a very special quality. She’s not conventionally beautiful, but very charismatic.”

Patti Smith, on who she’d like to have play herself and Robert Mapplethorpe in a film adaptation of her memoir, Just Kids. She also said that maybe Mia Wasikowka and Saoirse Ronan would do, but says she’d actually prefer an unknown, since she and Robert were “unknown.” [NYMag.com]

An Open Letter To The Film Industry About The “Just Kids” Biopioc

Dear Film Industry,

Hey there! What’s up? I heard a rumor that you are working on a biopic of Patti Smith‘s memoir, Just Kids. Wow! I can’t say I’m surprised. It was a bestseller, winner of a National Book Award, and my favorite book of this year, aside from Freedom, which you will probably make into a movie too. But that’s not what I wanted to say. I wrote to beg of you, please don’t ruin this book by making a slick, star-studded movie. Keep reading »

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