Kristen Stewart, the 19-year-old co-star of the “Twilight” blockbusters, plays a New Orleans stripper in “Welcome to the Rileys,” which also stars James Gandolfini as a damaged businessman. Mr. Cooper noted that Ms. Stewart also has a noncompetition entry: in “The Runaways”, directed by Floria Sigismondi, Ms. Stewart plays a young Joan Jett". Source: www.nytimes.com
Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett on the set of "The Runaways", on 22nd June, 2009.
Kristen Stewart plays the the stripper Mallory in "Welcome to the Rileys" (2009).
"The snowy environs of Park City, Utah, will play host next month to the battle of It girls past and present when Natalie Portman and Kristen Stewart show up to support their latest indie projects, both of which will be screened in competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.Stewart, who, like Portman, has done the indie-to-blockbuster thing, made a splash on the fashion circuit and weathered the storm of a questionable haircut, is starring in Welcome to the Rileys with James Gandolfini, whose bereaved father meets Stewart's 19-year-old stripper while on a business trip and promptly sets out to save her". Source: uk.eonline.com