Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) is an American film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the films Panic Room, Catch That Kid, Speak, Zathura and The Messengers.
Stewart was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her father, John Stewart (not to be confused with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart), is a TV producer who works for FOX television. She has an older brother, Cameron. Stewart is an avid surfer and currently lives with her family in Los Angeles.
Stewart had a minor role in the 1999 made-for-television film The Thirteenth Year, and subsequently appeared in the independent film The Safety of Objects where she played the tomboy daughter of a troubled single mother (Patricia Clarkson). Stewart had a role in the major Hollywood film Panic Room, playing the sullen, diabetic daughter of a divorced mother (Jodie Foster). While the film received mixed reviews, Stewart garnered positive notices for the role.
After Panic Room's success, Stewart...
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Into the Wild is a 2007 drama film based on the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer about the life and death of Christopher McCandless. It was directed by Sean Penn, who also wrote the screenplay, and stars Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, and Catherine Keener. It is scheduled to be released on September 21, 2007.Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder will release his first solo album in the form of the film's soundtrack. Vedder's cover of the song 'Hard Sun' (originally written by Gordon Peterson and performed by the band Indio on the album Big Harvest) features backing vocals by Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney and appears in the film, along with a slew of other folky ballads. Director Sean Penn hand-picked Vedder to provide the music for the film. Vedder collaborates with Jerry Hannan on the song "Society", written by Hannan.The scenes of graduation from Emory College in the film were shot in the fall of 2006 on the front lawn of Reed College....,
The Messengers is a 2007 supernatural thriller film directed by the Pang Brothers (directors of the notable The Eye series) and produced by Sam Raimi. It stars Kristen Stewart, Graham Bell, John Corbett, William B. Davis, Dylan McDermott and Penelope Ann Miller. The plot of the film is about an ominous darkness that invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem, and murder. The film was released on February 2 with the DVD release to commence on June 5. Although the setting of the film is in North Dakota, filming actually took place in the Qu'Appelle Valley near the small community of Abernethy, Saskatchewan, Canada. The graphic novel adaptation was published in January 2007 by Dark Horse Comics, written by Jason Hall and illustrated by Kelley Jones.
At the movie's beginning, a frightened woman is with her son, telling him that he has to be strong and that everything is going to be okay. She hears something coming...,
Zathura: A Space Adventure is a film directed by Jon Favreau, released in November 2005, based on an illustrated book by Chris Van Allsburg. It starred Jonah Bobo as Danny and Josh Hutcherson as Walter. Tim Robbins also had a small role as the divorced father of Walter and Danny. The film also gave a sister to the boys, introduced a derelict astronaut to the plot, and multiplied the number of the Zorgons and Zorgon ships.Two boys, Walter and Danny, discover a space themed board game, wherein everything inside it becomes real. The boys are eventually drawn into an adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space. The story is similar to Jumanji, another illustrated book by Van Allsburg (in the book, the Zathura game is contained inside the Jumanji one).During the course of the story, the boys must overcome their personal ill-feeling held toward one another in order to survive. They are aided in this by a derelict astronaut who appears as a result of the game. This...,
Catch That Kid is a 2004 film directed by Bart Freundlich. It is a remake of the Danish blockbuster Klatretøsen (2002). The movie's working titles were Mission Without Permission (which was also the film's UK title) and Catch That Girl.
Taglines:Maddy, with help from her two worst friends, Austin and gus, rob the state-of-the-art bank in which her mother, Molly, works in order to get the money required to save her dying father, Tom, who is suffering the after-effects of a fall during school. During the heist, the kids overcome high-tech security systems, guard dogs, and a nasty Head of Security to get to a bank vault suspended 100ft off the ground. Maddy, who takes after her father with a love for climbing, was the one to make the 100ft climbwhile Gus looked on and Austin handled the security cameras from the Head of the Bank's office. She has to free-climb the last 20ft because her equipment gets stuck, but gets a burst of courage at the memory of her dad who did the same thing...,
Speak (2004) is an independent film based on the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Speak is a drama (though sometimes comedic) about an intelligent high school freshman, Melinda Sordino, who becomes silent when she is raped by an upperclassman. Speak is based on Laurie Halse Anderson’s award-winning novel of the same name. The film is told through Melinda Sordino’s eyes and is wrought with her sardonic humor and blunt honesty. The film takes the audience from Melinda’s innocence, to the traumatic event and her subsequent social and emotional detachment, ending at her brave disclosure of the terrible incident. The film takes place over the course of a school year.
Melinda Sordino starts out her freshman year in high school being labeled a “squealer” for calling the cops to a house party the previous summer. Melinda has been so silenced by her rape that she cannot find the words to tell people why she made the phone call. Melinda is shunned by her friends from middle school,...,
Panic Room (2002) is a movie written by David Koepp, directed by David Fincher, and starring Academy Award Winners Jodie Foster and Forest Whitaker. It also stars Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, and Kristen Stewart.
Nicole Kidman was originally to star in the role of Meg Altman, but had to back out due to a knee injury she sustained during the filming of Moulin Rouge!. However, she did add her voice to the movie portraying Steven Altman's girlfriend and talking with Meg Altman on the phone.
The film focuses on a panic room, a safe shelter usually located inside a residence. The panic room in this film is protected by a four-inch-thick steel door and an impressive security system, and features a phone line not connected to the residence.
The residence is 38 West 94th Street in Manhattan, a four-story townhouse that was previously owned by a disabled reclusive millionaire. Following the owner's death, the house was bought by Meg Altman (Foster), a woman, recently divorced from the owner of
Kristen Stewart was born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County