Kristen Stewart will be the star of not just one but two films premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in late January 2010.
The already announced Welcome to the Rileys will be joined by Kristen Stewart’s The Runaways , a biopic where she plays the legendary late 70′s rocker Joan Jett. New Moon co-star Dakota Fanning plays alongside Kristen Stewart in the film.
To showcase the diversity to contemporary independent cinema, the Sundance Film Festival Premieres section offers the latest work from American and international directors as well as world premieres of highly anticipated films.
The Runaways / USA (Director and screenwriter: Floria Sigismondi)–In 1970s LA, a tough teenager named Joan Jett connects with an eccentric producer to form an all-girl band that would launch her career and make rock history. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Scout Taylor-Compton, Michael Shannon, Alia Shawkat, Tatum O’Neal. World Premiere
Check out The Runaways director Floria Sigismondi ‘s video for Twilight soundtrack rocker Muse’s “Supermassive Black Hole” after the break.
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