Patti Smith rules out Charlotte Gainsbourg for ‘Just Kids’ adaptation – watch

The Godmother of Punk says she would like two "unknowns" to star in a potential big screen version of 'Just Kids'

Patti Smith has revealed that she wouldn’t want Charlotte Gainsbourg to play her in a potential future film adaptation of her memoir Just Kids.

In the video, which you can watch above, the singer says that while the actress – who has been tipped to play the punk icon – would be “ideal” for the role, she would want two “unknown” actors to play her and her friend, the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, whom the book centres around. Watch the interview above.