Several directors have come and gone in the effort to bring Janis Joplin's life to the big screen. "" helmer Jean-Marc Vallee is the latest to be in negotiations to direct the biopic, tentatively titled "".
Vallee did hint about the job to IndieWire during an AFI Fest interview, saying, "...next year I've got a rock-n-roll film happening. I can't talk about it, though." The filmmaker also revealed a penchant for music. "When I turned 19, 20, I decided to study film, but my thing was always music. But now I wish I played guitar or sung. I'm really a frustrated musician, I would love to perform. Every time I see a rock concert, I wish I was up onstage," he said.