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Double Vision At The Premiere Of “The Runaways”

Over the weekend, “The Runaways” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Joan Jett and Cherie Currie joined their Hollywood versions, Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, on the red carpet. And we gotta give it up for the casting on this flick—both pairs are dead ringers. Keep reading »

Kristen Stewart’s Mullet Comes To Life In “The Runaways” Teaser Trailer

We’ve already seen Kristen Stewart’s mullet haircut and Dakota Fanning’s blood-covered leg from the movie, but now the first trailer for “The Runaways,” the film about the 1970s all-girl teen rock band of the same name, is out! Will Kristen, who plays Joan Jett, prove to haters that she’s not just a sulky moper of an actress? We’ll find out in March when “The Runaways” hits theaters. [The Daily What] Keep reading »

Joan Jett Bonds With KStew, Plus Other Actors Who’ve Met Those They’ve Portrayed

See, you knew there had to be an explanation for the haircut. Kristen Stewart has been spending a lot of time with Joan Jett, who she’s portraying in the upcoming movie, “The Runaways.” Turns out, these two really like each other! Kristen said of the rock icon, “So many people know her as just being like one of the coolest people to ever live. That in itself is one of the most intimidating things that I’ve ever had to confront, but she’s so cool, too.” And Joan is very happy with Kristen’s portrayal of her. “She sounded great and played well. She has the passion for it, which you can’t really be taught,” she says. [Socialite Life]

It’s already a lot of pressure to portray a real larger-than-life character, without them looking over your shoulder. But here are a few other actors who met the character they played, face to face. Keep reading »

Quotable: Dakota Fanning On Her Steamy Girl-On-Girl Kiss

“It was passionate. We’re playing Joan Jett and Cherie Curie and they’re best friends in the film and became really close in real life. And that’s something that went down back in the ’70s.”

– Dakota Fanning on the kiss she shares with co-star Kristen Stewart in the upcoming biopic “The Runways.” I like how Dakota makes the ’70s sound like ye olden times. [ShowbizSpy] Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Bella’s Not Lookin’ So Beautiful

That’s because Kristen Stewart has ditched the pretty long locks for an ’80s shag — she’s playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways” biopic. [Los Angeles, CA, 6/11/09] Keep reading »

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