Joan Jett and Kristen Stewart
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Kristen Stewart rolled with fangless vampires in the megahit Twilight
, but she's getting her music chops sharpened to portray rocker Joan Jett in an upcoming biopic.
The film, The Runaways
, which will depict the 1970s all-girl band's meteoric rise and fall, is being executive-produced by the 50-year-old singer – best known for the hit "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," according to The Hollywood Reporter
Stewart, who is reprising her role
as Bella in the sequel New Moon
, is slated to start filming The Runaways
in 2009 while working around her Twilight
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