Get It While You Can

Amy Adams' Janis Joplin Biopic Gets a 'Wild' Director

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by Britt Hayes November 21, 2014 @ 5:36 PM
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The Janis Joplin biopic starring Amy Adams is still alive and very much kicking: the currently titled and long-gestating ‘Get It While You Can’ was previously set to be directed by Lee Daniels (of ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’), but it looks like Daniels has been replaced by Jean-Marc Vallee, director of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and the upcoming film ‘Wild.’

Lee Daniels Will Direct Amy Adams in the Janis Joplin Biopic

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by Jacob Hall August 22, 2013 @ 2:30 PM
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With 'The Butler' pulling off a massive victory at the box office last weekend, director Lee Daniels is riding high and has the world at his fingertips. So, how does the Oscar-nominated director of films like 'Precious' and 'The Paperboy' follow up what looks like his biggest hit yet? With the long-rumored Janis Joplin biopic, of course. With his critical and box office clout (and a star in Amy Adams), he says "for sure" this will be his next film.

Amy Adams to Tackle Janis Joplin in Lee Daniels' 'Get It While You Can'

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by Eric Walkuski October 17, 2012 @ 10:53 AM
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Amy Adams is likely on her way to a fourth Oscar nomination for her intense work in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'; actually, it could end up being her first (overdue) win. But if she doesn't bring home a statue that evening, she'll probably get another shot during the 2014 Oscars, as the actress is set to play Janis Joplin for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels. And that simply sounds like gold to us.