News

Joan Jett to produce, star in rom com

Joan Jett to produce, star in rom com

JOAN JETT ON THE BIG SCREEN: The rocker will produce and star in a new romantic comedy. Photo: Associated Press

Rocker Joan Jett is set to return to the big screen to star in and executive produce romantic comedy “Undateable John.”

In the film, which also stars Daryl Hannah, Tom Arnold and Shannen Doherty, Jett will play a California folk singer, who becomes friends with an oddball couple at an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, according to Deadline.com.

Jett will also contribute songs to the movie’s soundtrack.

Last month, Jett released her first album, “Unvarnished,” since 2006.

Her previous screen credits include “Lock & Roll Forever,” “Light of Day” and appearances on TV shows “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Walker, Texas Ranger” and “Highlander.”

Recent Headlines

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

kentucky

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP775340197327_3

A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP32876106925_13

A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

in Local

NY woman accused of killing her 5-year-old cousin

crime

Tiffany Van Alstyne is being arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Kenneth White.

in Sports

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

phelps

The 18-time gold medalist was arrested on Sept. 30.