View Full Version : Broadway's Nina Arianda tapped for Janis Joplin film

07-10-2012, 06:50 PM
http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/eC9ROCY1rCCtIn3lRgN0yQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9ODU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2012-07-10T210248Z_1_CBRE8691MH000_RTROPTP_2_FILM-US-JANISJOPLIN.JPG (http://news.yahoo.com/broadways-nina-arianda-tapped-janis-joplin-film-210248456.html)LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The makers of a planned film about rock icon Janis Joplin have tapped recent Tony Award winner Nina Arianda to play the part of the 1960s singer in a biographical movie directed by Sean Durkin, a spokesman for the director said on Tuesday. The independently-produced film, titled "Joplin," looks at the last six months in the life of the raspy-voiced singer who died in 1970 of a drug overdose following chart success with classic rock hits such as "Down on Me" and "Piece of My Heart. ...

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