Latest Janis Joplin News


Michelle Williams 'In Talks' For Janis Joplin Biopic

Michelle Williams is reportedly in talks to star in the long-awaited biopic of 60s icon Janis Joplin.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film will be directed by Sean Durkin who helmed Martha Marcy May Marlene...

Sir Tom Jones: Modern Music 'S**T'

Sir Tom Jones thinks modern music is ''s**t''.The 'Delilah' hitmaker is unimpressed with the current crop of musical talent and believes he would have no problem becoming a star if he was just starting out...

Janis Joplin's Porsche Heading To Auction

The singer purchased the white 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet in 1968 and had it personalised with a colourful mural by a close friend. Joplin's family took ownership of the sports car after...

Janis Joplin Biopic Hits Another Hurdle

Producers at LKL Productions and Silver Reel filed a complaint against writer/producer Ron Terry and his affiliated companies on Wednesday (18Mar15), accusing them of breaching their option agreement for Terry's script Get It...

Amy Adams To Star In Long-awaited Janis Joplin Biopic With "Dallas Buyers Club" Helmer Possibly Directing

It’s been a long time coming (so long, in fact, that the whole thing became a running joke on the late 30 Rock), but the Janis Joplin biopic starring Amy Adams is finally about to...

Amy Adams' Joplin Biopic To Shoot Next Summer

Actress Amy Adams' long-delayed Janis Joplin biopic is finally set to start shooting in 2015.Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallee will take charge of the film, titled Janis Joplin: Get It While You Can, according...

Beyoncé "Honoured & Humbled" By Hall Of Fame Exhibition

Beyoncé's fabulous collection of stage outfits in addition to some of her red carpet looks will be the focus of a new exhibition hosted at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. Beyonce's 'Single...

Janis Joplin Musical's Off-broadway Debut Delayed Indefinitely

The off-Broadway debut of the musical based on Janis Joplin's life has been delayed indefinitely.A Night With Janis Joplin, starring Mary Bridget Davies as the iconic singer, impressed critics when it opened on Broadway in...

Kris Kristofferson Honours Janis Joplin At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Veteran singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson heard Janis Joplin's rendition of his Me & Bobby Mcgee tune for the first time on the day she died 43 years ago.Kristofferson was among the celebrities who paid tribute to...

Janis Joplin To Be Honoured With Posthumous Walk Of Fame Star

Tragic singer Janis Joplin is to be honoured posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Kris Kristofferson and music mogul Clive Davis will join the Me & Bobby MCGee singer's siblings, Michael and...

Janis Joplin Musical Hits Broadway, A Star Is Brought Back To Life? [Pictures]

A Night With Janis Joplin has finally premiered on Broadway after toruing Portland, Washington D.C., Pasadena and Milwaukee, garnering some excitable reviews along the way.Today is the 43rd anniversary of Janis Joplin's death. She would...

'A Night With Janis Joplin': Janis Joplin Brought To Life On Broadway

The prolific 1960s rock n' roll singer might not be around any more to perform but fans of her songs can experience A Night With Janis Joplin: a musical celebration of Joplin and her lasting...

Justin Bieber 'Getting Better' Listening To Janis Joplin

Justin Bieber is ''getting better'' by listening to Janis Joplin after fainting during his gig at London's The O2 last night (07.03.13). The 19-year-old singer was given first aid and oxygen for 20 minutes last...

Janis Joplin Wanted To Sleep With Clive Davis

Iconic singer/songwriter Janis Joplin offered music mogul Clive Davis a night of passion after signing to Columbia Records in the late 1960s.The label executive spotted the Summertime singer's talent following her 1967 performance at the...

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

Nina Arianda To Play Janis Joplin In Forthcoming Biopic

Nina Arianda has been confirmed as the actress to play Janis Joplin in a biopic about the late rock singer's life. The 'Venus In Fur' star's publicist confirmed the news on Monday (July 9, 2012)...

Tony Award Winner Nina Arianda Slated To Play Janis Joplin

The long-awaited Janis Joplin biopic is back on with Tony Award-winning actress Nina Arianda slated to play the tragic singer.Pink, Renee Zellweger and Zooey Deschanel have all been linked to a Joplin film in recent...

Lana Del Rey Hates Personal Critics

Lana Del Rey says the hardest part of being a pop star is dealing with people focusing on her image.The 'Blue Jeans' singer gets upset when people write her off as an artist without properly...

The Beatles Support Music Matters Campaign

The Beatles are supporting the Music Matters campaign to combat illegal downloading. The legendary pop group's estate has approved the use of the band's music in a special animated film which promotes downloading from legal...

Amy Winehouse Believed She Would 'Die Young'

Amy Winehouse predicted she would die at the age of 27. The 'Rehab' singer - who passed away at her home in Camden, north London, on Saturday (23.07.11) - believed she would become one of...

Amy Winehouse Joins The 27 Club

Amy Winehouse has become the latest high profile musician to join the infamous 27club. Winehouse was reportedly found dead at a flat in Camden (London) by police after a call was made to emergency services...

Stevie Nicks Angry About Missed Opportunities

Stevie Nicks is "angry" about the opportunities she lost to drug addiction.The former Fleetwood Mac singer - who battled a nine-year cocaine addiction, before becoming hooked on prescription tranquilisers for a further eight years -...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

Evan Rachel Wood Still Loves Manson

Evan Rachel Wood will always "love" Marilyn Manson.The 23-year-old actress - who ended her engagement to the shock rocker earlier this year - learned a lot from her three-year relationship with the singer and hopes...

Amy Adams Lands Muppets Role

Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in the upcoming 'Muppets' movie. The flame-haired beauty - best known for her role as the impossibly nice princess in 'Enchanted' - is in talks to play Jason...

Deschanel Doesn't Regret Wasted Joplin Training

ZOOEY DESCHANEL wasn't disappointed her lead role in a JANIS JOPLIN biopic fell through - because she loved learning to sing like the tragic rocker.The brunette beauty signed up to play the iconic singer in...

Smith: 'Mother Saved Me From Drugs'

Legendary rocker PATTI SMITH credits the "responsibility" she felt towards her mother with saving her from drug addiction. Many of the singer's inspirations, including JANIS JOPLIN and JIMI HENDRIX, were destroyed by the lure of...

Bridges Plans Moondog Movie

THE BIG LEBOWSKI star JEFF BRIDGES is fighting to play iconic blind 1960s composer MOONDOG in a new biopic. The actor has always been a fan of the New York eccentric, who penned tunes for...

George Jones Honoured In Hometown

Country legend GEORGE JONES has been honoured in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas - after being added to the local Walk of Fame. Jones pressed cowboy boots into a wet cement slab that will be...

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin Quick Links

News Video Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews