Kristen Stewart Set to Star in On the Road
05.07.10 by REELZ
Twilight leading lady Kristen Stewart announced this week that she will be starring in the movie adaptation of Jack Kerouac's famous 1957 novel On the Road.
The project has been in development for years, but it now looks like production will finally go ahead this summer, with director Walter Salles (Dark Water) and screenwriter Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) attached, for a 2011 release. Stewart, now 20, said of the role:
"I am very much attached to a movie that has been trying to get made
forever. Not that this is going to help it, but maybe I can just brag a little bit. I am super excited about it, too. I am about to play Marylou in On the Road. So that's a big deal."
Stewart sure knows how to pick her movies, and seems to prefer to stay out of the Twilight limelight as much as possible. Her last effort was playing Joan Jett in indie flick The Runaways, which was released in theaters in April.
So, KStew fans, what do you think of her latest role? Will she be able to pull it off? Let us know in the comments.