Weirdly, Amy Adams May Star in a Janis Joplin Biopic


During an interview, Twilight producer Wyck Godfrey got to talking about some other projects his production company, Temple Hill Entertainment, is working on. One of them is a Janis Joplin biopic to be directed by Fernando Meirelles (City of God) starring … Amy Adams. Amy Adams, the lovely, talented, Oscar-nominated actress from Junebug , Enchanted, and Doubt whom it is, nonetheless, absolutely impossible to imagine taking a slug of alcohol, let alone choking on her own vomit? Yes! That Amy Adams! IMDb has the movie listed under the title Janis Joplin: Get It While You Can (though it says both Adams and long-rumored-Janis Zooey Deschanel are playing the lead role). While we can definitely imagine actresses less suited to the part by the fact of their total lack of talent, it is hard for us to imagine an actress less suited to the part by the fact of her total non-Joplin-esque vibe. Of course, if Adams-as-Joplin does fall through, we're sure Jenna would jump at the chance to put her Jackie Jormp-Jomp impression to good use. [Fearnet via Playlist]