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11th April 2013

"We're all getting too old to be p**sed. Wayne's World has such a beautiful, uplifting spirit about it. Why should there be a dark cloud? This is going to be cathartic. Everyone's going to walk...

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Deschanel Confirmed For Joplin Film

19th September 2006

LATEST: ELF actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL has replaced singer PINK as JANIS JOPLIN in the biopic GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JANIS. The STUPID GIRLS singer pulled out of the PENELOPE SPHEERIS film earlier this year (06) and,...

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Deschanel Beats Spears And Lohan To Joplin Role

16th August 2006

ZOOEY DESCHANEL has beaten LINDSAY LOHAN, BRITNEY SPEARS and SCARLETT JOHANSSON to the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in the forthcoming movie biopic of the tragic singer. Pop punk PINK was originally director PENELOPE SPHEERIS'...

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Spears Laughs Off Joplin Rumours

9th May 2006

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has laughed off reports she is vying to play JANIS JOPLIN in an upcoming film on the tragic singer. Spears was one of the big names, including LINDSAY LOHAN and...

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Pink Drops Out Of 'Casting Circus' Surrounding Joplin Film

15th April 2006

Punk star PINK has taken herself out of the running to play JANIS JOPLIN in a new film, accusing the film-makers of turning the casting process into a circus. Hollywood stars including BRITNEY SPEARS, LINDSAY...

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Spears Battling Pink For Joplin Biopic

30th March 2006

Hollywood stars including PINK, LINDSAY LOHAN, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and BRITNEY SPEARS are battling it out to see who will land the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in a new biopic. Director PENELOPE SPHEERIS...

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Wife Is Behind Pryor Lawsuit, Claims Daughter

4th August 2005

RICHARD PRYOR's daughter RAIN is blaming her father's wife JENNIFER LEE PRYOR for the lawsuit against her and movie-maker PENELOPE SPHEERIS. The ailing comedian, who has been crippled by multiple sclerosis, reportedly claims that...

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Zellwegger Too Old For Joplin Role Says Rival Director

19th April 2004

OSCAR winner RENEE ZELLWEGER is too old to play rock legend JANIS JOPLIN, according to the director of a rival biopic. PENELOPE SPHEERIS is directing rocker PINK in her leading role debut in THE...

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Pink Is A Reincarnation Of Janis Says Director

19th April 2004

Rocker PINK is the reincarnation of late music legend JANIS JOPLIN, according to Hollywood director PENELOPE SPHEERIS. The WAYNE'S WORLD movie maker cast the pop singer in the role of Joplin in THE GOSPEL...

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Pink Beats Competition To Play Joplin

2nd April 2004

Feisty pop punk PINK is set to become a big screen leading lady, after signing to star in a movie biopic of rock singer JANIS JOPLIN. Pink's ability to replicates Joplin's vocal style convinced...

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