Kristen Stewart takes great pride in being herself and uninfluenced by Hollywood. Stewart has become a fan favorite among young adults with her role as Bella Swan in the “Twilight” films, where she played a teen girl smitten with a vampire named Edward Cullen, played by her then-boyfriend Robert Pattinson. Read on as Kristen Stewart talks about her offbeat film choices.
Stewart’s choice of film roles since becoming a global superstar via the “Twilight Saga” gives you an idea about her interest in trying a variety of unexpected roles. As she has turned to offbeat films and taken some more serious dramatic projects with the 2014 Sundance film “Camp X-Ray.” She plays a prison guard at Guantanamo Bay, her role as a lively but harassed young wife in “On the Road” to an aging actress’ loyal assistant in “Clouds of Sils Maria.”
“That would be traipsing all over the experience of making any film. It’s just so ass-backwards to me,” said Stewart in the Reuters report.
Stewart plays the personal assistant of an aging actress in “Clouds of Sils Maria,” How the actress deals with the challenges of the film industry’s response to her getting older is further explored in the movie. The film also stars Juliette Binoche and Chloe Grace Moretz.
From Hollywood to Cannes, Kristen Stewart has worked hard to establish herself as a respected actress.
The “Twilight” heartthrob opened up about her views on the fame game and dealing with perceptions in the interview with Reuters.
“I don’t do what I do to…control perception or make people think a certain way about me,” said Stewart to Reuters when asked whether it’s difficult to remain true to herself both as an actress and a person who’s always being chased by paparazzi. She also expressed her desire to produce and direct movies one day.
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