Watch Patti Smith discuss Just Kids adaptation

Patti Smith has been discussing a potential future film adaptation of her memoir Just Kids. Speaking to NME, she has revealed that she wouldn't want Charlotte Gainsbourg to play her. Although the actress – who has been tipped to play the punk icon – would be "ideal" for the role, she would prefer two "unknown" actors to play her and her friend, the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, whom the book centres around. Watch the interview below.

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Patti Smith has been discussing a potential future film adaptation of her memoir Just Kids.

Speaking to NME, she has revealed that she wouldn’t want Charlotte Gainsbourg to play her. Although the actress – who has been tipped to play the punk icon – would be “ideal” for the role, she would prefer two “unknown” actors to play her and her friend, the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, whom the book centres around.

Watch the interview below.

Smith recently aired a new track, “ Mercy Is“, a collaboration with Kronos Quartet and Clint Mansell from the film, Noah.

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