Michael Shannon Joins “Runaways”

Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road,” “Bug”) is in negotiations for a lead male role in “The Runaways” for River Road says The Hollywood Reporter.

Kristen Stewart will play Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning is on board to play bandmate Cherie Curry in the bioic of the short-lived but highly influential all-female 1970’s rock band.

Shannon’s involvement depends upon his crowded schedule. Details of the role however have yet to be released, though it’s known to be one of several people who were personally and professionally associated with band members.