Michael Shannon in Talks for Runaways


Michael Shannon is in negotiations to play one of the lead male roles in The Runaways, the feature take on Joan Jett’s seminal 1970s rock band, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Kristen Stewart will play Jett and Dakota Fanning is on board to play bandmate Cherie Curry in the River Road film, which will revisit the short but influential life of the first all-female band of the rock era.

Shannon also is mulling several other offers, and timing details still need to be worked out on “Runaways.”