Dakota Fanning has already been rumored to be up for a role in the third film in the Twilight franchise, Eclipse, but if she doesn’t join Kristen Stewart in that film she has one to fall back on as she is in negotiations to join The Runaways, the biopic of the ’70s all-girl band in which Stewart is already signed on to star as Joan Jett.Dakota popping her cherry bomb? Weird.
Fanning would play lead singer Cheri Currie in the film which was written and will be directed by Floria Sigismondi when it begins production in late spring.
Variety tells us at 15, Fanning is the same age Currie was when she made her debut with the Runaways as the lead singer who belted out hard-edged tunes like “Cherry Bomb.” Currie became caught up in drugs and a hard-partying lifestyle.
March 5, 2009
Dakota Fanning to Join Kristen Stewart in Runaways as a Hard-Partying Rocker? Hrm.
Ropeofsilicon reports that Dakota Fanning may have yet another opportunity to work with Kristen Stewart in the upcoming Runaways movie: