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Patti Smith Is Working on Screenplay Version of Her Memoir

Patti Smith, legend.

Patti Smith is teaming up with screenwriter John Logan (The Aviator) to adapt her memoir, Just Kids, for film. Just Kids, which won a National Book Award last year, is about Smith's relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe, New York in the sixties and seventies, and the processes of artistic expression. Logan and Smith are writing the script on spec. [Deadline]

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