AUSTIN (KXAN) - Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, and Joan Jett among the starsthat appeared at the Paramount Theater.
The Austin premiere of "The Runaways" is part of the SXSW filmfestival.
"The Runaways" is a biopic about the lives of Joan Jett andCherie Currie who started the same-titled all female punk band inthe 1970's.
Director Floria Sigismondi is known as a music video producerfor artists such as The White Stripes, Christina Aguilara, MarilynManson, and Bjork. This is her first feature film.
Joan Jett acted as executive producer of the film.
Stewart and Fanning appeared together in the recent "Twilight"film sequal, "New Moon".
The R-rated film opens in select cities, including Austin, onFriday.
The SXSW film festival continues through Saturday night.
The Austin City Council will take up billing errors and problems with the appeals process at Austin Energy during Thursday's meeting.
The judge presiding over the trial to oust District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg ruled Wednesday that she'll stay in office.
Mack Brown’s longtime friend and attorney said Wednesday that the veteran coach of the Longhorns has not yet made a decision on his future, but that it will come soon.
After hundreds of park-goers complained about a lack of off-leash dog space in the new design of Auditorium Shores, the Austin Parks and Recreation Board is hoping a compromise will alleviate any concerns.
The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve the buyout of 23 homes in the Timber Creek neighborhood.