The most intriguing of the bunch is a role in Olivier Assayas' next effort, "Sils Maria." The project will see Stewart joining Juliette Binoche and Chloe Moretz, in the story of an older actress (Binoche) who gets obsessed-over by a younger thesp (Moretz) taking on a role the older actress made famous. Stewart will be playing Binoche's assistant. As far as arthouse moves go, this could be a great fit for Stewart, who we think is a solid actress. She could find a nice showcase for her skills in Assayas' actor-centric style, and will no doubt benefit from the masterful presence of Binoche, who reteams with Assayas after 2008's superb "Summer Hours". What about Mia Wasikowska? Well, she's actually no longer involved with the movie, bummer, but this trio will do nicely.
And that's not all for Stewart who has also joined "Camp X-Ray." It's a much grittier movie, that will find Stewart in the lead, playing a soldier who gets assigned to Guantanamo Bay where she forges a friendship with a man who has been imprisoned for eight years. The movie will mark the feature debut of Peter Sattler, who previous credits were as a graphic designer on "Star Trek," "Walk The Line" and "The Game Plan" among others. Must be a helluva script, but it does have producing power of David Gordon Green behind it; Sattler was a set-dresser on Green's early efforts "All The Real Girls" and "Undertow."
"Since Maria" will shoot first this summer, before she moves on to "Camp X-Ray." [Deadline]