‘The Runaways’ Elicits Reactions From The Original Band Members

FROM MTV.COM: The Sundance Film Festival is all about reunions, as casts and crews who worked on films months or even years before meet up in the Rocky Mountains to promote their projects and hit some afterparties. Sunday night at the Eccles Theatre was the setting for one of the festival’s more curious reunions, when the members of the pioneering all-teen-girl ’70s rock band the Runaways walked the red carpet with the stars portraying them in a big screen biopic “The Runaways,” which tells the story of the band’s rise and fall.

So there was Runaways guitarist/solo star Joan Jett next to her onscreen counterpart, Kristen Stewart, and singer Cherie Currie walking alongside her young cinematic doppelganger, Dakota Fanning (both of whom star in the “Twilight” saga). Asked to give their reactions the first time they saw the teen actors in costume as the Runaways, Jett and Currie’s eyes lit up.

Continue reading Original Runaways Talk About Seeing Kristen Stewart And Dakota Fanning Play Them