Kristen Stewart has signed on to star in Rose Glass’ ‘Love Lies Bleeding’ for A24. The film centers on the extreme qualities it takes to succeed in the competitive world of bodybuilding. Stewart is not playing the lead but is instead playing her lover, directed by Rose Glass, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed British film Saint Maud.
Rose Glass co-wrote the script with Weronika Tofilska. A24 will produce alongside Andrea Cornwell for Lobo Films and Oliver Kassman for Escape Plan Productions. Film4 is developing with the filmmakers and will co-finance with A24. The filmmakers are hoping to cast the lead as authentically as possible, with the search currently underway.
A24 is heading towards the opening of X, a new horror from Ti West. last week they released Everything Everywhere All at Once. The film got outstanding reviews and is seen as a welcome influx of original movies into theaters.
At the 2022 Oscars, Stewart was nominated for her debut as Diane Spencer in the biopic Spencer, directed by Pablo Larrain.