Dakota Fanning Joins ‘The Runaways’

Actress to play lead singer Cheri Currie.
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Dakota Fanning Joins ‘The Runaways’

According to Variety Dakota Fanning is in talks to play lead singer Cheri Currie in The Runaways.

The film is a biopic of the '70s all-girl band of the same name. Kristen Stewart is already attached to star as Joan Jett.

Fanning who is 15 is just as old as Currie when started singing for the group. She eventually got caught up in the world of drugs and partying.

The film is written and directed by Floria Sigismondi. Production is expected to commence in late spring.

The Runaways was released March 19th, 2010.

Sources: Variety

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  • err2005 • 6 years ago

    hey alright, joan jett, woo hoo.

    no, im kidding, i couldnt be less interested, though that is not against dakota or stewart.

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    • diaigma • 6 years ago

      Dakota Fanning. That's enough to turn me off from seeing a movie :P

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      • shelley • 6 years ago

        If she does get cast in the part it will be a different one than she has played in the past that's for sure.

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