She’s the voice of a generation and Taylor Swift was looking forward to playing Joni Mitchell in an upcoming biopic based on the book “Girls Like Us.” Having begun talks back in 2012, it seems the “Shake It Off” songstress won’t getShow More Summary
Joni Mitchell did not like the idea of Taylor Swift portraying her in the upcoming biopic of her life Girls Like Us. “I squelched that,” the 71-year-old entertainer told the Sunday Times about nixing the 24-year-old star off the short list. “I said to the producer, ‘All you’ve got is a girl with high cheekbones.’ [...]
Remember when bestselling haircut Taylor Swift was eyeing a role playing Joni Mitchell in an adaption of Sheila Weller's book Girls Like Us, chronicling the rise of Mitchell, Carly Simon, and Carole King? Joni herself is claiming responsibility for putting the kibosh on the whole idea. Read more...
You won't see Taylor Swift's version of "River," it turns out. Although she previously expressed interest in playing singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in the planned adaptation of Girls Like Us, Mitchell tells The Sunday Times that this will not, in fact, be the case: "I squelched that! I said to the... More »
A couple of years ago, it was reported that Sheila Weller's book Girls Like Us about Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell was being turned into a movie where Joni would be played by Taylor Swift. Fear not: that possibility has been squashed by Mitchell. Read more...
Back in 2012, Taylor Swift was attached to star in a movie based on the 2008 book Girls Like Us, a biography that detailed the rise of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon. Swift would have starred as Mitchell opposite a cast that could have included Mad Men’s Jessica Pare as Simon and The [...]
One of the best parts of Comic Con International was getting to talk to so many women working in the comics industry. Anne Toole was one of those women geek girls like us can aspire to. She not only is an Emmy-winning writer of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, but she also writes video games (who […]
By now it's no secret that rag + bone boots are nothing short of cult. Every celeb from Taylor Swift to Heidi Klum owns a pair (or two!) and even real girls like us here in the SHEfinds office love 'em. But for the last year or so, two styles have really been dominating the rag + bone collection: the Newbury bootie and the Harrow bootie. Show More Summary
PINS have produced one of the most striking guitar debuts of 2013. Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Dum Dum Girls, Vivian Girls, Best Coast Song: PINS - Lost Lost Lost [download here] What's so good? With their debut Girls Like Us just over a month away, Manchester all-girl group PINS have...Show More Summary
Kathleen Hanna has decided to do whatever she wants. Which might seem like a ridiculous thing to say: Hasn’t the original riot grrrl, the lead singer of first Bikini Kill and then Le Tigre, always done exactly what she wanted? But last week, when Hanna took the humble stage at... More »
I was lucky enough to catch The Julie Ruin’s first headlining gig last Thursday at Union Pool in Williamsburg,… Read More
“The Dares. We’d been at them all summer: making each other do stuff, alone or together, just for the fun of it. Girls like us, with high GPAs and not a single boy looking our way, needed a little danger to get us through the summer.” Our own Edan Lepucki has a short story, “Ambulance [...]Show More Summary
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Inspired by author T. Cooper's new book Real Man Adventures.
"Girls Like Us" (Vag Vocal Version): "Girls Like Us" (Vag Vocal Version) Finally we have a new piece of music from Kathleen Hanna's group the Julie Ruin, her late-90s solo recording project that has evolved into a full-band endeavor. The...Show More Summary
Demi Moore glams up for the GEMS Girls Like Us Benefit Gala held at El Museo Del Barrio on Wednesday (October 17) in New York City. The 49-year-old actress hosted the event alongside the executive director of GEMS, Rachel Lloyd! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Demi Moore GEMS, or Girls Educational and Mentoring [...]
Sheila Weller's book, Girls Like Us — a biography of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon — is being turned into a movie. And Taylor Swift will play Joni Mitchell. More »
It's official!! Taylor Swift has signed on to play legendary folk singer Joni Mitchell in upcoming flick Girls Like Us! We first heard Swifty wanted to be in the movie back in April. The film's producers refused to officially hand over the part until very recently. Perhaps the success of her latest single, We're Never Ever Getting [...]
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