Kristen Stewart will star in the upcoming romantic thriller. Love lies bleedingwhich will be directed by Rose Glass, director of the 2021 film. Saint Maud.
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The announcement comes from A24 and Film4, where Glass will direct the film from a script she co-wrote with Veronica Tofiska. So far, only Stewart has landed the lead role in the film, which is said to be about «a romance fueled by ego, desire and the American Dream.» In accordance with Hollywood ReporterHowever, Stewart will play a «protective bodybuilder lover,» giving fans eagerly awaiting the film’s release a brief glimpse of the feature-length film.
A24 is set to produce the film with Andrea Cornwell for Lobo Films and Oliver Kassman for Escape Plan Productions. The company will also be handling the film’s global release, with Film4 helping develop the film alongside the filmmakers and co-financing the film with A24.
This will be the second function of Glass, with Saint Maud premiered in 2019, then was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and eventually released in 2021. However, upon launch, the film received huge praise and was considered a generally successful debut film.
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As for Stewart, she was most recently in 2021. Spencer, a film in which she played Diana, Princess of Wales, a role for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Her next film is a David Cronenberg film. Crimes of the futurewill be released sometime in 2022.