Kristen Stewart He is already looking at his next film project. This is the romance thriller Love Lies Bleedingfrom the director Rose Glasswhose horror film Saint Maudwhich became a critical favorite in 2021, earned it a BAFTA nomination for Best British Film, and Best Debut by a Writer, Director or Producer.
Saint Maud was backed by the independent film company A24who is collaborating with the filmmaker again on her second feature film, along with Film4, the cinema division of UK Channel 4. Glass co-wrote the script with Weronika Tofilskawhose story is set in the world of bodybuilding.
“[Love Lies Bleeding] Follow a romance full of ego, desire and follow the American dream.
According to THR reports, the story focuses on the extreme qualities needed to succeed in the competitive world of bodybuilding.
Stewart plays the co-starring role, as the protective mistress of a bodybuilder.
A24 will produce the film along with Andrea Cornwell of Lobo Films, and Oliver Kassman of Escape Plan Productions. Film4 developed the project together with the filmmakers and will co-finance with A24. They are currently looking for the protagonist, with the intention of signing someone “as authentically as possible”.
A24 will handle the global distribution of Love Lies Bleeding. This year they premiered films like X of Ti West, and more recently, Everything Everywhere All at Once of the filmmaker duo Daniels. Both films have managed to obtain outstanding critics, and a great reception from the audience. The company’s upcoming releases include MEN by Alex GarlandEx Machina, Annihilation), y Marcel the Shell With Shoes On.
Stewart comes from finishing one of the best seasons of his career with the tape Spencer by Pablo Larraín, whose performance as Lady Di earned her critical and audience acclaim, culminating in her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Her most recent roles include the rom-com Happiest Seasonthe horror thriller Underwaterthe reboot of Charlie’s Angels and the thriller Seberg.