by: Sammy Mink
Jean-Marc Vallee has signed on to direct GET IT WHILE YOU CAN. Meanwhile, Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack are in talks to rewrite the project. The biopic follows the rise and short-lived life and career of 1960s singer Janis Joplin. Amy Adams has signed on to play the iconic singer. Ron and Theresa terry penned the script.
Vallee is best known for his most recent films, having directed Dallas Buyers Club, The Young Victoria, and Wild, a biopic penned by Nick Hornby and starring Reese Witherspoon. He recently wrapped filming on the dramedy Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, and Chris Cooper.
Vallee is repped by Nathan Ross Management.