Zooey Deschanel is not quite herself these days, and won’t be for a while. Director Penelope Spheeris has chosen her over Pink, Britney, Lindsay, and Scarlett to play the coveted role of Janis Joplin in the biopic The Gospel According to Janis, says Popbitch. And the actress is already at work as Liza Minnelli in Daniel Minahan’s Simply Halston. To go from Liza to Janis is not only genre-hopping but head-spinning. But really terrific!