Apparition to Release THE RUNAWAYS, Starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, on March 19, 2010

     December 14, 2009

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According to EW, New York-based Apparition will distribute Floria Sigismondi’s The Runaways to US theaters on March 19, 2010.  Making its debut at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Runaways focuses on the eponymous all-female rock goup led by Joan Jett (played by Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (played by Dakota Fanning) and their rise under their abusive manager (played by Oscar-nominee Michael Shannon).

When asked by Risky Buisness about what he found appealing about the film, Apparition chief Bob Berney said the following:

Floria made a film that is really about the relationship, so there’s more to it than just a typical rock bio. It’s really a story of the two girls, Joan and Cherie. She did it really stylized, and it’s done in a real indie spirit, which I think is the spirit of the original group and Joan’s group.

Hopefully, we’ll be hearing a lot of good buzz on the film when it plays at Sundance.  As for now, hit the jump to see a larger, better-quality image of the one we showed you a couple days ago plus a photo of director Sigismondi.

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