The Runaways

Posted on Mar 3 2010 - 1:37pm by GJ Staff

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning star in this music—fueled story of the ground—breaking, all girl, teenage rock band of the 1970s: The Runaways. The film follows two friends, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. Joan and Cherie fall under the Svengali—like influence of rock impresario Kim Fowley, played by Michael Shannon, who turns the group into an outrageous success and a family of misfits. With its tough—chick im …