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Amy Adams is Janis Joplin in new Lee Daniels directed biopic

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Amy Adams

Lee Daniels’ The Butler has been doing good work over in the US box office.

He is already planning his next movie, which will be a biopic on the singer, Janis Joplin, which has been in the works for 10 years.

This is my next project for sure. I had no idea Janis Joplin was so smart — intellectual, even. Look, some of the smartest people in the world have been drug addicts.

I just hope they get all the rights to the music so we don’t get a 30 Rock style Jackie Jormp-Jomp film.

As for Amy Adams playing Janis? Well, she is a great actress. Enchanted shows she can sing and she is not afraid to hide her beauty.

All in all there is some potential for this to be a great movie.

Janis Joplin

Source: THR