Michelle Williams Could Play Janis Joplin

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Michelle Williams is in talks to star as the iconic singer Janis Joplin in a biopic.

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The feature is set to be directed by Sean Dirkin and will be called Janis. It will be based on the book, by Laura Joplin the late singer’s sister, called Love, Janis. The book uses Janis’ letters to family and friends to tell the story of a young woman rising from playing at coffeehouses to performing at Woodstock and dealing with sudden fame and celebrity while combating alcohol and heroin addiction, all the while trying to keep her creativity.

SOURCE: Variety.com