Legendary Punk Icon Patti Smith's 2010 memoir is set to be re imagined as a television series by Showtime.
The book, entitled Just Kids, details Smith's relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe through the late '60s and early '70s and the influence it had on Smith's classic album Horses.
Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour, Showtime president David Nevins spoke of his enthusiasm for the project, and his interest in exploring the characters further and in more detail
M Train, Patti's follow up to Just Kids is set to be released in October.
For more information about Patti's work visit www.pattismith.net.