Below is some new information on Kristen Stewart‘s new role in ‘Sils Maria.’ We’re so excited to see her in a new project!
“Shooting begins this summer in Switzerland. The next Olivier Assayas film presents an exciting cosmopolitan distribution that includes Juliette Binoche in the role of a famous actress, Kristen Stewart is one of her assistants and Chloë Moretz is the young Hollywood actress.”
Location: Germany and Switzerland – Allemagne (Leipiz et Berlin) – Suisse (Sils Maria)
Runtime: 1 hour 50 minutes
Character: Valentine / Kristen Stewart – 25 years, Maria Enders assistant. A little more than a worker: her friend, her confidante. Both near and far. Also like Maria, she is very lonely.
Synopois: At 18, Maria Enders got acquainted with success because of her play MalojaSnake, where she played Sigrid, a young ambitious girl whose troubling charm got an older woman – Helena – fascinated and drove her to suicide.
It was the role that changed her life.
More than 20 years later, at the peak of her fame, she was offered to receive a prestigious award in Zurich on behalf of Wihelm Melchior, the screenwriter and director of the play to whom she owe such an early fame. Seeing as Wihelm now lives secluded in Sils Maria, Switzerland.
But at the sudden death of Wihelm, a few hours before the ceremony, Maria Enders is put face to face with the fast paced of time and her past that she refuses to leave behind.
Not to mention, a young director offers her to remake MalojaSnake but to play Helena this time – to focus on the subject of the destruction that helped build her celebrity.
Trapped in the turmoil of her divorce that strips her from any emotional anchoring, the only person she speaks to is her assistant, Valentine, both a handywoman and her only friend. Even though both women try to erase all the ambiguities that make up their exclusive and intimate relationship.
The real threat is named Jo-Ann Ellis, a very young Hollywood actress with a scandalous reputation, who will take over the role of Sigrid. She will be both, her rival and the troubling mirror of her youth who she will have no choice but to face.
To reconcile with time, age and maturity, she will end up learning that at every turn of life, freedom, independence but also that the strength of one’s self have to be won, even if it’s painful.
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Big day for Kristen Stewart news: She has officially scored two new movie roles!
‘Twilight Saga’s Kristen Stewart Lands Leads In ‘Camp X-Ray,’ ‘Sils Maria’
XCLUSIVE: 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.
From Gossip Cop:
Kristen Stewart to Star in Camp X-Ray and Sils Maria
Kristen Stewart is set to star in two new movies: Camp X-Ray and Sils Maria, her rep confirms to Gossip Cop.
In Camp X-Ray, the actress will portray a soldier sent to serve at the prison in Guantanamo Bay.
Production is scheduled to begin in late summer, with Peter Sattler directing.
Stewart is also slated to join Sils Maria, in which she’d play the assistant to an older actress (Juliette Binoche) who becomes obsessed with a young performer (Chloe Moretz) who plays the role that helped launch the older star’s career.
Olivier Assayas is directing, with production also getting underway this summer.
Here are two more new pics of Kristen Stewart at Max Thieriot’s wedding this weekend!
mrs_kelsey_bieber: OMGEEEE DEAR KRISTEN, thank you so much for last night I had so much fun with you. from dancing to teaching us dance moves with John talking to you was amazing and you are the sweetest person. thank you for the pictures and everything you did with and for us it means the world to me. I am still just so shocked that you hung out with us, you are beautiful, sweet, skinny like crazy, and a very good role model and I look up to you 100% of the time. I am so sorry if you saw us staring at you it’s just we are huge fans and you are amazingly beautiful in every way. tell John I said hi. I miss you hopefully I see you soon. love you.
Havannamartina: My new bestie… Be jealous bitchezzzz! My girl Kristen Stewart!
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