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Kristen Stewart: Going 'On The Road'!

Kristen Stewart: Going 'On The Road'!

Kristen Stewart is set to star in a big-screen version of Jack Kerouac‘s classic novel On The Road.

The 20-year-old actress will star opposite Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund on in the project, which begins filming in August. Kristen will play Marylou, Dean Moriarty (Hedlund)’s wife.

“We are enormously proud to be collaborating on one of the last great cinematographic adventures of the 20th century to be brought to the screen,” French production house MK2′s Nathanael Karmitz and Charles Gillibert said (via THR).

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# 1

this little taletless boy belongs on jjr

# 2

Outstanding. Another project for Kristen….and she will be fabulous in it. You go Girl!!

# 3

this will flop

# 4
looooooooooooool @ 05/06/2010 at 10:31 pm

she is so f*kcing ugly

# 5
Stella Bella @ 05/06/2010 at 10:37 pm

I hope they don’t want her to promote the movie or have her photo taken she might cry.

# 6

hey all,

we made a kristen stewart song…check it out

youtube.com/revolutionarykids

myspace.com/revolutionarykidsmusic

# 7

It is amazing that the haters are the first to post….ridiculous. Why are you here???? If you hate her so much, why give her the time of day?? Again…..IDIOTS….go scream at the ocean!

# 8

not a twilight fan, and i dont get the whole ROB thing.. so i’m not a “jealous fan”

I just REALLY don’t get why people are still hiring her? SHE SUCKS! and everyone knows it!!!!!!!! lol and it’s NOT JUST ME!

Who agrees????? :)

# 9
Trying so hard @ 05/06/2010 at 10:50 pm

She is trying so hard to show she has “range” but she is wasting her time because she doesn’t.
The Joan Jett movie blew and so will this next one.
Also, she should FIRE the stylist asap, she always wears the wrong thing.

i love Walter Salles! i can’t believe this talentless b*tch is going to ruin one of his movies.

I love that girl

@Masina: eh what the heck do you mean why are you here? i visit this site so many times a day, it’s an open blog for everyone not just kristen stewart fans. when there’s a new post i click on it. if you want a kristen fansite, go to a kristen fansite! lol

Kristen ROCKS!! I love kristen.

I n F a m o u s l y C o o l.. @ 05/06/2010 at 11:22 pm

.. yeah, he’s ugly. i miss the days of real celebs. this little boy doesn’t deserve to be famous.

@um:
mte! if don’t want people hating on your favorite stars than go to a fan forum. this an open blog where everyone shares opinions about everyone. if don’t like it then don’t come here.

@um:
It goes to show you don’t have a life….maybe you need to

STEP AWAY for your computer……no…it’s alright…..you can do it. Trust me….

No…no….don’t …just keep on walking away from it….!

What a LOSER! You just admitted to everyone on here how PATHETIC you are…..!

offtheproperty @ 05/06/2010 at 11:31 pm

See, more proof: a sublimely beautiful girl! I might even see that movie. I’ve seen her in ‘Panic Room’ and ‘Into the Wild’ only. I thought she was good. Certainly not hard to look at. An acting career in progress. With emphasis on Progress. If only everyone was as cool as she.

@offtheproperty:
have you really seen any of her movies? it’s like she is playing the same caracter in every single one of them. how can you call it an acting career in progress?and since when cool means awkward, social inept and talentless. oh this world…

She needs to go ‘On the Road’ permanently.

i still think people are rushing to judge, and doing so by judging her character Bella, which is flat character. Speak was an amazing role for her, one that showed depth and ability to communicate profound emotions w/out overacting.

but then, i try to be open-minded . . .

Actor James Woods has become a legend in Hollywood through his body of work, and sometime next year (or slightly later), you’ll be able to see him in Rod Lurie’s version of the Sam Peckinpah revenge thriller Straw Dogs, playing Tom Hedden, a smalltown Southern football coach turned alcoholic who causes problems for a young Hollywood couple, played by James Marsden and Kate Bosworth.

ComingSoon.net recently visited the set of the movie in Shreveport, Louisiana, and we were able to talk to Woods first-hand about the role, as well as a project he’s really invested in called An American Girl which Woods plans to direct with Kristen Stewart (the “Twilight” films) in the lead role. Woods bought the script, written by Tim Metcalfe (Kalifornia, The Haunting in Connecticut) and Sean McCarthy, then approached Kristen Stewart “before she was famous,” telling her that he wouldn’t make the movie with anyone but her, and since reading the script, Stewart has been urgently wanting to get the movie made.

Joan Jett talks about Kristen:
“I’d obviously heard about ['Twilight'], but before she was cast as me, I hadn’t seen it,” Joan told MTV News’ Larry Carroll on the red carpet at the “New Moon” L.A. premiere. “Of course, when she was cast as me, I wanted to see the movie, and I’ve seen everything she’s done. I really enjoyed it. I thought it was really entertaining, and I’m excited that she was cast as me in ‘The Runaways.’”

Kristen is known for how deeply she gets into the psyche of her characters, and it seems she took that to the next level when playing Joan.

“She’d listen to my accent and watch my body language. She’s an actress of weight, honesty, integrity and depth, and she’s very serious. She takes it as art,” Joan said.

Emile Hirsch says about Kristen:
Emile Hirsch stays cool with Into The Wild co-star Kristen Stewart. He jump-started her career by recommending her to Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke.

“I was gushing about her,” he says. “I think she’s so talented and so perfect.”

He continues, “She’s a great conversationalist, very inquisitive. She’s got a little bit of an edge, too, though, so she’s not a pushover. She’s strong and cool. She’s beautiful, she’s smart, and she’s emotional, too.”

Director Udayan Prasad – - The Yellow Handkerchief

Can you talk about casting Kristen Stewart? This was way before Twilight.
Kristen wasn’t the household name she’s subsequently become. We saw a lot of actors for her role. People walk into a room and you remember them either by the use of notes you’ve made, which is usually a bad, and then there are people who you remember because there was something striking about them, or they were clearly very talented. Occasionally, somebody walks into a room and you get this sense that someone special has walked in, and Kristen did that.

She was so nervous the first time she came. She wasn’t even 17 when I met her. There was something very focused about he; something centered. She knew herself in a way that was quite intimidating. This young girl is so sure of life in a way that I still don’t think I’m sure of life. We worked on the script and it was clear she was going to be a frontrunner without any question. She came back and we did some more work and there was no doubt (about her casting) really.

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