Kristen Stewart In for 'An American Girl'


Kristen Stewart


Actor James Woods admits to have approached the 'Twilight saga' beauty 'before she was famous', for a lead role in the drama movie he will direct.

"Twilight Saga" star Kristen Stewart will be joining the Marines in "An American Girl". Revealing the matter was actor James Woods who will direct the drama project. To Coming Soon (CS), the 62-year-old revealed that he had approached the actress for the leading part "before she was famous".

Met while CS was visiting the set of "Straw Dogs" in Shreveport, Louisiana, Woods mentioned that Stewart "has been urgently wanting to get the movie made" ever since she read the script. The actor further noted that he has already spent a few days working with the 19-year-old beauty who was hoping he would play her on-screen father.

As for the plotlines, Woods explained that the movie will revolve around a young woman who is really destructive. She was the top swimmer and dive champion in high school, but a year later finds herself submerged in booze and drugs. After a drunken sex video ruined her reputation, she sobers up, enters the Linus Program in the Marines, learns Arabic and starts to find her own inner values.

"A tragedy happens and when she comes back to the town where she was a disaster, she rebuilds her life and finds through this tragedy a greater value in herself," Woods concluded on the story written by Tim Metcalfe and Sean McCarthy. "It's 'Coming Home,' 'Best Years of Our Lives,' it's part of that trilogy." He added, "It's a phenomenal story and a slam-dunk Oscar for [Stewart]."

Providing support to this Kristen Stewart casting news was the representative for the "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" actress. To Gossip Cop, the rep stated simply that the movie is a project Stewart loves.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Miley Cyrus Goes Shopping in Malibu in Tiny Bikini
  2. Mary J. Blige Sparks Gay Rumors With Kate Moss
  3. Does Kim Know? Kanye West Caught Leaving Studio With Nearly Naked Woman
  4. Pics: Emily Ratajkowski Goes Topless, Parades Impressive Bum in Thong Bikini
  5. Comic-Con: 'Ready Player One' First Footage Introduces Stepen Spielberg's VR Dystopia
  6. Comic-Con: 'Justice League' Trailer Teases Superman's Return and Green Lantern
  7. New Romance? Shirtless Justin Bieber Enjoys Romantic Hike With This Model
  8. Jennifer Garner's New Pal Chelsea Handler Is Going After Ben Affleck
  9. Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song Enjoy Dinner in L.A. - Are They Together?
  10. 'American Horror Story': Ryan Murphy Shares Photo of 'Cult' Member. Is It Evan Peters?

CELEBS PHOTO