The Runaways, a biographical film based on the band, is anticipated to begin production in spring of 2009. Actress Kristen Stewart is signed to play Jett, and Dakota Fanning is in negotiations to play Currie. Alessandra Torresani has been cast as Lita Ford while Stella Maeve will play Sandy West. Art Linson, John Linson and Bill Pohlad are the film's producers, and Jett is an executive producer. The film is written and to be directed by Floria Sigismondi, and is slated for a 2010 release. Stewart said that she hopes to be able to sing some of the songs in the film.