Pink To Play Janis Joplin In Movie About Her Life

MTV News reports has signed on the play Janis Joplin, the legendary rocker who died in 1970 at 27, in a biopic scheduled to shoot this summer, according a spokesperson for director Penelope Spheeris, who has been developing the movie for 15 years. Pink landed the role in Spheeris’ movie, which has the endorsement from the Joplin estate, after screen-testing two scenes and singing two Joplin songs. The director described the audition to Daily Variety as “the most gratifying moment in my film career.” Read more.

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