If you’re planning to see the 2010 biopic The Runaways
out of a pre-existing interest in the titular ’70s all-girl rock band, then there’s a good chance that you’re also coming in with some concerns about casting. Can angsty Twilight
teen Kristen Stewart really handle playing the original badass rock chick Joan Jett? Are we really supposed to buy the unnervingly articulate child star Dakota Fanning as jailbait bombshell Cherie Currie? Seeing as how the film is based on Currie’s memoir, and focuses for the most part on her and Jett’s friendship (as well as their semi-witting roles as commercially exploited teenagers/bird-flipping feminist pioneers in a m...