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Kristen Stewart Lands First Role Post-Cheating Scandal?

Kristen Stewart Lands First Role Post-Cheating Scandal?

Kristen Stewart has reportedly landed her first role since her cheating scandal with Snow White director Rupert Sanders became public.

The 22-year-old actress will step into the lead in the indie adaptation of William Styron’s 1951 novel Lie Down In Darkness, according to Vulture.

Here’s a synopsis: “Peyton (Stewart) is constantly compared to her crippled sister, Maudie, and her intense physical beauty makes her the object of her frigid mother’s jealous hatred and the target of her father’s incestuous, alcoholic lust.”

The role was apparently coveted by Jennifer Lawrence, however she has a busy year next year shooting sequels.

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87 Responses to “Kristen Stewart Lands First Role Post-Cheating Scandal?”

  1. 1
    chris Says:

    That’s a great project. I hope Kristen just focuses on her work and gets her act together.

  2. 2
    wkyee Says:

    I am soooo happy for her!

  3. 3
    XYZ Says:

    First the “scandal”, now the great role. It smells like bullshit from far….

  4. 4
    prettydew Says:

    Well if Lindsay Lielan can still have a career, why the ***** wouldn’t she??? She told the TRUTH about a huge mistake she made, she clearly mature about it and being a true adult through it all. She’s got my forgiveness and support!!!!

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    agencygirl Says:

    I know for a fact that this movie isn’t even in active development. Nice try.

  6. 6
    ilvm Says:

    Good for her, she really wanted the role, she said it in an interview.
    This will clear her head from all the attacks to her personal life.
    (In response for her actions, of course)

  7. 7
    ..... Says:

    @bobbi: i completely agree.

  8. 8
    an Says:

    beauty ?

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    LHA Says:

    “Intense physical beauty”?? I just don’t see it. She’s pretty, no doubt, but not THAT special is she??

  10. 10
    laly Says:

    Waif for jen lawrance please

  11. 11
    Brandi Stagg Says:

    Intense physical beauty???!!!! hahahahahaha Just spit my coffee out on that one.

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    Wes Says:

    A lot of better actresses out there: Mia Wasikowska, Dakota Fanning, Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan… And why they choose her? Because she wants the role, that’s the answer!

    I really like Kristen as a woman but she sucks as an actress!

  13. 13
    Anna Says:

    It reminds me of the old Chris Rock Oscar joke. If you have Jennifer Lawrence and Kristen Stewart, wait for Jennifer Lawrence.

  14. 14
    Not a fan Says:

    This is BS!!!!! I figured she did what she did to PROVE she could play this part. What I don’t understand is why studio people or indie directors think she can act. SHE CAN NOT ACT. Oh yeah for some fu reason she has a rabid fan base. Guess what that fan base does not exist anymore after what she did, she is WT.

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    Gossipgirl Says:

    Well, I guess “Lie Down in Darkness” is better than, “Going Down in a Parked Car in Daylight”.

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    Suzer Says:

    This is a perfect role for Kristen. She is always great in her indie films, and I’m sure she will be in this one. Can’t wait to see OTR!

  17. 17
    hoho Says:

    Lie down in your Mini Cooper

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    hoe Says:


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    anyone? Says:

    What director will she be banging this time out?

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    Not a fan 2 Says:

    felicity jones would be better she has a disarming innocence that would translate perfectly for the character.

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    evil b Says:

    when we find out the director, guess we know how she got this role. except maybe she did it on a couch this time. guess lawrence would not get on the casting couch for this one.

  22. 22
    s Says:


  23. 23
    Jess Says:

    Now If they can keep this ***** out of the parking lot.

  24. 24
    Gh Says:

    I can’t stand this girl anymore. I used to defend her thinking that she isn’t a typical Hollywood starlet, but she is worse. Isn’t she tired of playing the same roles over and over again like the complicated girls? I hope she will fade away soon!

  25. 25
    Rach Says:

    Intense physical beauty, hahaha, no.

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    KL Says:

    She needs a chaperone on set and off because she clearly has no understanding of appropriate behavior.

  27. 27
    JillyRo Says:

    Should be retitled:
    Lie Down With a Married Father of 2 or
    Lie to My Longtime BF or maybe
    Lie Down in a Mini Cooper For Full Body Kissing.

    C’mon people , try it, this is fun LOL!!!

  28. 28
    Johnny deep fan Says:

    Same as Angelina . Kristen follow Angie steps

  29. 29
    Sheila Says:

    So Jennifer Lawrence would not lie down with the director then.

    Memo to wives of any Director working with her now, watch your hubby doesn’t LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS with her LOL!

  30. 30
    R Says:

    shecan be an absolutely horrible actress, but she’s an ace on the casting couch! “intense physical beauty”?? hahahahahahahaha

  31. 31
    DB Says:

    @Johnny deep fan: I can sort of see how you mean in terms of Angelina taking on some very risky, sexual roles.

    But honestly, I think Angelina HAD that “Intense Physical Beauty” thing going on when she did those. I could look at her and understand why people would be attracted to her. Plus, she actually has some serious acting skills, imo. She was able to convey this sort of conniving seductress vibe, and had the looks, mannerisms and intense eye-contact thing that really, really worked for her in those roles, imo. But Angelina also seems to have this inner “I’ll kick your ass if you mess with me” level of strength and resolve in her, at least that’s what I’ve seen in her acting.

    But I just don’t see that Kristen Stewart, at least physically, could in any way live up to almost any of that.

    I don’t think she is physically “hot” in any way. Her build is awkward and unfeminine, her lips are thin – almost masculine. Her face, eyes and mannerisms don’t seem capable of conveying the type of “bedroom eyes” and emotional range that would seem to be required for the part.

    Maybe my perceptions are way off, but I just don’t see how she could possibly pull this off. She may well prove me wrong, but I dunno – just don’t think she will.

  32. 32
    danger warning Says:

    = Attention All Wives =

  33. 33
    R Says:

    I just saw how a comment from Collider which I think is very clever:Jules August 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm
    After hearing that Kstew got a part in “Lie Down in Darkness” – which makes me a laugh a bit – SHE Planned this! Totally planned. Look at that, she makes a huge scandal, get’s out of the type cast of innocent bella and BAM – edgy film.

  34. 34
    Gh Says:

    @Johnny deep fan: Kristen may dream about following Angelina’s steps, but she can NEVER be her! Never! Because Kristen doesn’t have the charisma, attractiveness Angie has. She can only stammer and looks like an idiot.

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    KissThis Says:

    “her intense physical beauty…” Not so sure this role is meant for Stewart.

  36. 36
    indiesR Says:

    I couldn’t care less what kind of role she gets. All I know is I wont be paying my money to see her bite her lips and stutter through an entire movie…I might watch it on cable though…even though I don’t think she’s worth the time.

  37. 37
    Pregnant rumor? Says:

    Now the gossip rags are taking this to far I will believe she is pregnant when I see a baby bump.
    And how come the gossip rags know she is pregnant before anyone else? I say for now bullshit

    Kristen Stewart might be pregnant but she doesn’t who the father is….

    The diabolical night mare called Kristen ‘I really don’t know what’s going to happen next’ Stewart has moved into a new (illogical) chapter with reports that the actress may now be pregnant.

    According to the upcoming Star magazine August 13 edition the actress could quite possibly be pregnant but worse she may not know who the father is.

    celebritydirty: With a headline, “Kristen’s Pregnancy Nightmare”, I’m guessing this isn’t a planned pregnancy. But it goes on to wonder who the father could be so I guess Star’s source isn’t sure if it’s Sanders’ baby or not. Obviously with two children already, he has what it takes to get the job done, but Kristen was living with Robert Pattinson during the affair so it’s anyone’s guess who the lucky man is.

    If Kristen does end up knocked up this could be the most sensational story of all time in the history of gossip.

    Sensational story would be the under pit of it to be exact (we will all have to take straws guessing who the daddy is, when and what time of the year she was dating who) Of course this is all for conjecture and it could just be Star drumming up implications in order to sell magazines (then again it seems to be the order of the day as this drama keeps going to the next implausible level). Then again it could all just be true, no matter how unlikely (but to date no one has dared suggest that Stewart has been seeing Rupert Sanders longer than 9 months, so could it be Robert’s child?). Stranger things have happened in Greek tragedies….

  38. 38
    Leni Says:

    I think she’s very pretty, and good for her. Doing something terrible in her personal life shouldn’t have anything to do with her career. Good luck, Kristen.

  39. 39
    Kayla Says:

    100% sire she slept with the director for this role. We all know Jennifer Lawrence is a much better actress but probably didn’t let the director sleep with her.

  40. 40
    Ivette Says:

    @Johnny deep fan:

    What do you wanna say? So she will be famous, talented, beauty with nice family and beloved man and interested in charity? Yeah? So why not?
    Because she cheats on Rob it doesn´t mean she is a bad person!!
    Also Angelina (she felt in love with a man, which marriage was already in ruins and they even don´t have a kids!) and now she lives such a inspirational life.

    Kristen made a big mistake, but I understand, I know, what is chemistry, once in her age I made the same thing. My husband forgave me and now we are perfectly happy (better than before) with a great children. There´s no way to do it again, it´s no true once a cheater, always a cheater. It´s totally bulshit. Now I really appreciate a LOT what I have and around me is a wall.

    I believe in Kristen and wish her good luck with career and personal life.

  41. 41
    cam Says:


    I just don’t see Jennifer Lawrance an an intense beauty. Remove Jennifer’s make up and she looks ordinary at best. Her acting is good, but Kristen has a kind of beauty that is suttle until it hits you in the face on the big screen. Kristen needs to work on her interview / personality skills but as an actress – Snow White & the Hunstman was awesome! I think she will be good in this part.

  42. 42
    kami Says:

    i don’t get her appeal. at all. biting your lip two thousand times, looking gloomy and mumbling is not good acting. makes me think the casting couch thing is true.

  43. 43
    amy Says:

    @Johnny deep fan:

    I’m no fan of Angie’s on a personal level BUT she is a good actress.

  44. 44
    LaCroix Says:

    So glad people are starting to see Kristen Stewart for who she really is.. surly, cunning & all round b**tch.

  45. 45
    Mari Says:

    God, why can’t this talentless ho just go away? She was s.h.itty actress before she spread her legs for some old sleazy dude and she is certainly not better after that.

    The people just hired her, because of the huge promotion her name will bring to the project. It kinda makes me sick how horing around will give you roles, even though you have no talent at all.

  46. 46
    Mari Says:

    whoring around of course, not horing around.

  47. 47
    Markie Says:

    I have a feeling she’ll get offered many roles after cheating with her director. The casting couch is alive and well.

  48. 48
    woot Says:

    We all know Jennifer Lawrence is a much better actress. Heck she’s dubbed as the most talented young actress of her generation. When you have both Jennifer and Kristen, why the fck would you go for Kristen? Oh, I forgot… sleeping with a willing young girl is much more appealing.

  49. 49
    Nessa Says:

    Who did she sleep with to get this role??

  50. 50
    Anishka Says:

    C’mon guys!!!!!!! Dnt be mean!! what is it was you?? would you like to be treated like that?? we all know Kristen made a mistake but it doesn’t mean that we should hate her!!..
    i really hope R.Pattz forgives her… We just have to hope for the best.. :)

  51. 51
    gh92 Says:

    Looks as if her best work is done on her back.

  52. 52
    someone Says:

    Shes young, she made a mistake, she owned up to it, whats the problem, few hollywood movie stars get thier careers ruined because they cheated, so why should she???

  53. 53
    Wendy Says:

    The director of Lie Down in Darkness is Scott Cooper. Brief bio: Age 42, check; Married, check; 2 daughters, check. I hope is wife shows up on set every day.

  54. 54
    WTMF Says:

    @Anishka: She didn’t make a mistake, she made a decision. Those are two very different things. Have I made mistakes? You bet. Have I made a decision that altered the lives of other people? Nope.

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    a christian Says:

    sounds good. i’ll go see it. i haven’t seen any of hte twilight movies or any of her or rob’s other work. they are just pictures on a page to me. i have not ever heard their voices.
    i must say though that it looks like that cheating incident was a publicity stunt now.
    i don’t care. i’ll still watch this new movie.
    i am not into vampires and will never watch twilight. horror is not my genre.

    ignore the teeny boppers. they have limited life experience in spite the social revolution we’ve had in this country for the last 50 years. they still grow up innocent and ignorant until they’ve lived a little.

  56. 56
    blue ivy Says:

    I hope the director of this film has loaded up on condoms

  57. 57
    a christian Says:

    you teenagers have been brainwashed by that teen literature you read.
    you believe lies written in teen books that focus on hollywood. read the bible and anna karenina. there’s a dose or reality for you.

  58. 58
    intric8 Says:

    I agree. In my opinion, she is the most important actress of her generation. Angelina Jolie did way way worse than what Kristen did, and never suffered any consequences for it. People should forgive her especially when she is demonstrating how remorseful she is about what happened.

  59. 59
    Kendra Says:

    Please learn how to read. Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Kristen is ATTACHED not signed on. Meaning she’s not officially confirmed to play the role and this is just her PR team leaking info to overshadow the cheating scandal. I do think Jennifer Lawrence will land the role at the end of the day.

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    lol Says:

    hum…another director in the 40`s, married and with 2 kids…i think i read sth related with this before ;)

  61. 61
    niagirl Says:

    In WTTR she was a hooker,TYH a runaway *****,Cali she will be a porn star, and now a dysfunctional *****. Yeah keep up the good work maybe she’ll work her way up to call girl

  62. 62
    amanda Says:

    arguing on the internet is like competing in the special olympics. Even if you win, you’re still retarded

  63. 63
    Rosie Says:

    Casting couch… Whhhhat? :D

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    bwa ha ha Says:

    she said in an interview recently she did not want to be a bore, that she felt she was boring, and wished for something to happen
    she then switched boring into whor-eing
    so there – we don’t see a bore anymore, we see a w-h-o-r-e
    you got your wish
    what´s that.. careful what you wish for eh..

    the thing is, you END all other relationships BEFORE you get into a new relationship, or you end up releasing a world of hurt from you lusty ugly cheating ways, and you NEVER gain any respect back, once a ho always a ho, that goes for the ugly ba-stard director too

  65. 65
    Buzzlightyear Says:


    What she really needs to work on are her acting skills. But she has sleeping with the director down pat.

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    kaia Says:

    This isnt official yet. Her PR people is trying to change the focus from her cheating and also intimidate the competition. Actor/actress often use leak information about casting for movies in a attempt to actual get casted. After those ridiculous attempts to clean her image from her PR they are trying to show she still has a caree.

  67. 67
    Alexa Says:

    There are only 2 reasons she would ever beat Jennifer Lawrence for a role: 1. Jennifer didn’t want it, 2. Jennifer wasn’t willing to sleep with the director.

  68. 68
    Samm Says:

    how the hell does this girl keep getting work?! She can’t act to save her life! I have bowls of jell-o that show more emotion than she does! Seriously?! Can someone explain this to me?!

  69. 69
    Buzzlightyear Says:

    I think the whole story was a stunt by Stewart’s PR people to force the producer’s to cast her. All I have to say is that if they honestly got to choose between Stewart and Lawrence (assuming she is available) and they chose Stewart anyway then the people involved with the film should get their heads examined.

  70. 70
    Dee Says:

    Ellen Page should have gotten that role. She’s got a lot of talent in her unlike…..yeeeah. I wasn’t a fan of Kristen before and I’m definitely not about to start now after all this crap.

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    NATASHA Says:

    Congrats KRISTEN!!!!!!!!
    Intense physical beauty is Kristen Stewart.
    Lovely smile, beautiful green eyes, nice face shape, flawless skin, tone body and small waist, long slim legs & thick dark hair.

    Every human make mistakes, we are not angels.
    Don’t worry.. Your fans still love you Kristen!

  72. 72
    danirobie Says:

    After reading these comments, I’m so grateful my children will never be in the entertainment field. The only explanation I can think of is that some of you lead truly sad lives and that tearing someone to shreds must make you feel less miserable. This is a young woman who may or may not have made a terrible mistake. Please get off your sanctimonious pedestals. This is not the Salem witch trials. You’re like a pack of rabid dogs snarling over this girl. Jealousy truly does terrible things to people.

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    Alana Says:

    not gonna watchi it…

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    sicksister Says:

    “Lie Down in Darkness” ?

    …talk about typecasting… LOL

  75. 75
    sicksister Says:


    It’s not about jealousy, it’s about character. As in ‘character is destiny’, if you’ve ever heard that expression.

    Kristen did a terrible thing when she cheated with a married man. She hurt Rob, and the man’s wife and children. Ripples from that hurt travel far and wide to their families and friends. She might have jeopardized the success of the upcoming Twilight movie.

    She has made her bed and now she has to lie in it. It’s hard for me to feel sorry for a young woman who had the world on a string, a devoted boyfriend, enough money to live comfortably for the rest of her life, talent, beauty (both in the eyes of the beholder, but successful by Hollywood standards.)

    She is a role model for young women, whether she likes it or not. That is the price of celebrity.

    How can you say she “may have” made a terrible mistake? Would you want your 22-year-old daughter to have an affair with a married man?

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    Reality Check Says:


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    to sicksister Says:

    you don’t have to lie in it…you get a divorce.

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    a woman Says:

    to sicksister,
    kristen did not hurt the kids. they weren’t there and they didn’t see it and they won’t. if the kids feel hurt, their dad is the one who hurt them. but they will probably forgive him. they are too young to understand and more likely would be worried about their parents splitting up and the family dynamics. because they don’t know what divorce means. they are too young to understand.
    just like the teengagers bashing kristen for cheating are too young to understand. the cheater is rupervert, not kristen.

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    bobbi Says:


    Why is my comment awaiting moderation?

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    @Not a Fan Says:

    @Not a fan 2: She’s almost thirty, and it seems like this character is meant to be quite young. While I agree that Stewart lacks what this role would require, as she is pretty sh*t, I don’t think Felcity would fit this role either. Just wait for Jennifer Lawrence.

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    R Says:

    Kstew beats Jen Lawrence? in your dreams Kristen’s team!and who will see this ***** in anything now? Apart her pathetic fans I mean? the casting couch works flat out there!

  82. 82
    R Says:

    oh ****! i’ve already said that! sorry! but i confirm everything, lol!

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    a woman Says:

    i think kristen would do better in the role than jennifer lawrence. sound casting decision.

  84. 84
    aquarius64 Says:

    This has been debunked by the Hollywood Reporter. The studio has not made a firm offer to her.

  85. 85
    Nyab Says:

    Let me guess, she slept her way in.

  86. 86
    alazita Says:

    I dont like her cheating, but some of you ppl are too harsh!….
    She made a mistake, which I know for a fact she will never forget!..
    But she does not need us to tear her down, I’m praying for her, not a fan, but I don’t like ppl bullying her.

  87. 87
    dawn Says:

    Wow — what mean comments!!! She’s only in her early twenties for God’s sake! Hope nobody judges your mistakes so harshly. Guess the mean stuff makes you somehow feel better about yourselves!!!

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