According to Deadline.com, Kristen will not only be starring in Camp X-Ray, which we reported last month, she will also be starring in Sils Maria alongside Juliette Binoche! We are so ecstatic about this new project of her’s!
EXCLUSIVE: Kristen Stewart has committed to star in back to back projects shooting this summer. She will star in Camp X-Ray, a politically charged drama written and directed by Peter Sattler, and she will also star in the Olivier Assayas-directed Sils Maria.
In Camp X-Ray, Stewart will play a young soldier who escapes her suffocating small town by joining the military, only to find that she isn’t going for a tour of duty in Iraq as she hoped. Instead, she’s sent to Guantanamo. Met with hatred and abuse from the Muslim men in her charge, she forges an odd friendship with a young man who has been imprisoned at Gitmo for eight years. The film’s being produced by Gina Kwon and Sophia Lin, and exec produced by David Gordon Green, Lindsay Williams and Ellen Goldsmith-Vein. Production begins late summer.
Stewart will join Juliette Binoche and Chloe Moretz in Sils Maria, the CG Cinema-produced English language film that Assayas wrote for his Summer Hours star Binoche. The film explores middle age and that introspective period where one questions how they’ve spent their life so far and what they’ve accomplished. The title refers to the Swiss setting, and Stewart plays the assistant to Binoche’s character, an actress who becomes obsessed with a young actress (Moretz) playing the role that made the older actress famous when she was young. The film shoots this summer in Europe. IFC acquired this film for distribution just before Cannes.
Cinemacon brought great news for SWATH fans! Universal chairman Adam Fogelson announced that Snow White and the Huntsman sequel with Kristen is projected for a 2015 release year. Kristen reportedly announced in December that she would be returning for the franchise and Collider expects SWATH news to slowly come in over the next few months!
Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogelson hosted the studio’s presentation at CinemaCon, and he revealed that they are currently aiming to release the sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman in 2015. After the fallout from the behind-the-scenes drama on the first film and a sizeable yet unremarkable box office (at least for a film budgeted at just under $200 million) for theRupert Sanders-directed fantasy pic, movement on the SWATH sequel has been fairly slow. Star Kristen Stewart confirmed that she would be returningfor the follow-up in December, and Fogelson affirmed just last month that Sanders would not be returning to direct.
From Robert Pattinson, Vanity Fair, October 2012
“It’s really not up to you, you could talk about absolutely nothing, the editor is going to put it however they want anyway. It’s part of the thing where you reveal what you want to reveal and you talk about what you want to talk about.”
Do I even need to add my commentary on this one? Nope. Didn’t think so…
Source | VF