Joan Jett to produce Undateable John

Joan Jett is to produce and star in romantic comedy 'Undateable John'

Joan Jett

Joan Jett

Joan Jett is to produce 'Undateable John'.

The 55-year-old rocker will act as executive producer under her own company Blackheart Films, as well as star as a Venice Beach folk singer in the romantic comedy movie.

The story will follow Joan's character as she befriends a couple, Jane - played by Estella Warren - and John (John Philbin), at an Alcohol Anonymous meeting, according to

Demian Lichtenstein will direct the film from a script penned by Cynthia Poser, while Daryl Hannah, Tom Arnold, Margaret Cho and Meredith Baxter are set to star alongside Joan.

Joan - who recently released her new album 'Unvarnished' - will also contribute songs to the movie's soundtrack.

The singer last executive produced 'The Runways', which followed her all-female punk band in the 1970s, and saw 'Twilight' beauty Kristen Stewart play her.

The movie reportedly grossed $4.7 million worldwide and received favourable reviews from critics.


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