According to The Hollywood Reporter, Brett Cullen has signed for a role in "The Runaways," a movie about Joan Jett and her band.
Cullen will play the alcoholic father of Runaways member Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning). The role will draw from the story of Currie's father, whom she documented in her addiction memoir "Neon Angel."
Other stars in this movie are Tatum O'Neal and Kristen Stewart.
The film is announced to be released in 2010.