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Brand New “The Runaways” Photos: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning…

Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie in The Runaways Below we have new photos for Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning movie “The Runaways.” “The Runaways” synopsis: The Runaways (Neon Angels) is based on lead-singer Cherie Currie’s book ‘Neon Angel’ – a reflection of her experiences as a rock star, but also delivering a strong anti-drug warning to teens and others. David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” serves as a metaphor for the narrative– a slow countdown, a surreal but spectacular rise to fame, then alienation and burnout – a long long way from home. The movie chronicles The Runaways from 1975 – 1977; formed by teenage girls, Joan Jett (Kristen Stewat) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning), living near Hollywood, CA., and heavily manipulated by their manager Kim Fowley (Michael Shannon) as ‘jailbait rock’ (all the girls were 16 or younger when the band recorded their first album). The band ultimately succeeds on their own merits as musicians, becoming the first all-girl rock-band to ever break into the world of arena-filling hard rock acts. Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough also reportedly has a role in the film playing Currie’s twin sister. You can check out bigger versions of each by clicking them below Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie in The Runaways Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie in The Runaways Dakota Fanning, Alia Shawkat, Scout Taylor-Compton, Stella Maeve and Kristen Stewart in The Runaways Dakota Fanning, Alia Shawkat, Scout Taylor-Compton, Stella Maeve and Kristen Stewart in The Runaways Michael Shannon stars as Kim Fowley in The Runaways Michael Shannon stars as Kim Fowley in The Runaways Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie in The Runaways Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie in The Runaways

Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie and Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett in The Runaways Dakota Fanning stars as Cherie Currie and Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett in The Runaways

The Floria Sigismondi-directed film has its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24th. “The Runaways” is scheduled to hit theaters on March 19th, 2010, in limited release.

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