1. – Zooey Deschanel, Gospel According To Janis, 2008. The pop punker (who took her name from Reservoir Dogs’ Mr Pink) was .Penelope Spheeris’ first (perfect) choice for the late rocker, but quit when  the producers turned the casting  into “some circus pop contest – who’s the It Girl who wants to play Janis.”

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