Janis Joplin’s story on the big screen has been a long journey to produce. Plenty of actresses, directors and film companies showed interest over the years. At one point, Renee Zellweger and Brittany Murphy were attached to projects on Joplin. According to the Hollywood Reporter, director Lee Daniels is in talks to oversee actress Amy Adams attached to star as the music icon. 

Joplin is best known for her classic tracks ‘Piece of My Heart’ and ‘Me and Bobby McGee.’ She passed away in 1970 at the age of 27 from a heroin overdose. Despite her short tenure in music, Joplin’s impact was definitely felt. She received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.”

Adams earned Oscar nominations for her roles in ‘Junebug’ and ‘Doubt’. She's appeared in ‘Catch Me if You Can,’ ‘Enchanted,’ ‘Julie & Julia,’ and ‘The Muppets.’

I think she looks the part don't you?

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[via Ultimate Classic Rock]