A look at the life of musician Janis Joplin at the height of her success.
Also Known As:
Gospel According to Janis
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Did You Know?
In 1999, Lili Taylor
was originally set to play Joplin, but the film never got off the ground.. Pink
was cast in the leading role in 2004, when Penelope Spheeris
was attached to direct. Zooey Deschanel
was cast in 2006, but in 2011, five years after signing on, Deschanel formally announced that the film would not be happening. In 2012, when Sean Durkin
signed up to direct, Nina Arianda
was attached to star in the film that was set to start shooting in 2013. Michelle Williams
signed up to play Janis in October 2016 and shooting is expected to start in May 2017. See more