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Kristen Stewart For Akira Role?

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart has been approached to take on the main female role in the reimagining of Akira.

The live-action adaptation of the iconic magna comic is set to start shooting in March following a script rewrite by Steve Kloves, and bosses have offered the Twilight: Saga beauty the part of Kei, a young medium who becomes the love interest for the main character, teen biker gang member Kaneda.

The original story - focusing on Kaneda and his friend Tetsuo (who has yet to be cast) - was set in post-nuclear war Tokyo in 2019, while the new movie is expected to take place in New York. Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy and Kristen's boyfriend and Twilight: Saga co-star Robert Pattinson have all been approached for the role of Tetsuo - who is saved from a medical experiment by his friend.

Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way production company is working on the $300 million project for Warner Brothers with Allen and Albert Hughes directing. The intention is to make two films, each covering three books in the six-part series. An animated version of Akira has already been made, released in Japan in 1988.


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Robert Pattinson’s Two Week Abs

Robert Pattinson only had abs for "two weeks" during filming of The Twilight Saga. The British actor admits it was tough for him to be excessively working out while playing the role of vampire Edward Cullen in the movie, and while he tried very hard to buff up like his co-star Taylor Lautner, he lapsed back into old habits after a short space of time.

"Taylor just ruined the whole series for me. As soon as he buffed up, I went, 'Well I'm throwing in the towel on New Moon. I didn't eat candy and I didn't drink any beer for a while. I went kind of nuts. Me and Kristen went nuts working out, because we hadn't worked out for any of [the previous films] I had the abs for, like, two weeks. As soon as I didn't have to be shirtless anymore, [my good habits were] gone immediately."

In the end, the hunky star admits he gave up entirely, and ate endlessly on the shoot for the last movie Breaking Dawn. "During filming in Brazil, the day before I had to do my shirtless scene, I realized my abs weren't as good as Taylor's, so I just ate every bit of chocolate in the mini-bar. I started eating cheeseburgers and stuff."


Snow White and the Box Office Battle

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It’s the kind of thing that happens when rights licensing gets out of hand. As we’ve explained, two different Snow White films will make their way to the big screen in 2012. Each flick is peppered with big names and some fresh faces, and each will present an original take on the age-old fairy tale.

But, there’s trouble, because each film wants to be the first one to come to theaters. Relativity Media’s Snow White was scheduled to release on June 29, so Universal’s Snow White and Huntsman moved its production schedule up 6 months to set a new release for June 1.

Relativity retaliated by moving its fairy tale flick up to March 16. And in the rush to get each movie to the box office, someone’s bound to foul up somewhere.

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Kristen Stewart Finds Her Prince Charmant

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Kristen Stewart has a prince… and it’s not Robert Pattinson. Stewart, who will be playing one of the title roles on Snow White and the Huntsman (guess which), will be paired onscreen with Sam Claflin.

He recently came to attention in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Claflin will play Prince Charmant, Stewart’s love interest in the re-telling of the fairy tale. Charlize Theron will play the Evil Queen, and so far no Huntsman has been cast.

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PHOTOS: Sneak Peek at Breaking Dawn

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Breaking Dawn - Bella and Edward

The photo above is only one of many new stills that have just been released from the set of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Bella (Kristen Stewart) is gazing into Edward's (Robert Pattinson's) eyes, and we're already in love. Follow the jump to see more...

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Snow White Found! Phil Collins Daughter Set to Star

Lily CollinsLily Collins, daughter of music icon Phil Collins, is Snow White. She’s been cast for the title role in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.

She’ll co-star with Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Prince Andrew. Collins is still a fresh face in the movie industry, but she’s no slouch. She worked alongside Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side, and she’s currently working on the set of a new remake of Romeo and Juliet.

The Relativity film will compete with a Universal flick that’s using the exact same subject matter. The Snow White and the Huntsman cast is already set with Kristen Stewart as Snow White and Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen.

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Kristen Stewart to Play Snow White

Kristen StewartStorybooks and Kristen Stewart are a perfect match. The dark-haired beauty is filming her last Twilight film even as we pine away for the release of Breaking Dawn, Part I, but the end of Bella is just the beginning for K-Stew. The actress has signed on to play Snow White, another raven-locked storybook heroine.

Stewart will play one of the titular roles in Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman, one of two Snow White movies currently in the works.

Producer Palak Patel is hoping to set a new tone for the old fairy tale with the casting decision. She explained it all on Twitter: “Clearly, [Kristen Stewart] isn’t right for the upbeat, song-happy Disney version of the character, but this movie is going to be dark and gritty.”

Then, it sounds like K-Stew really is the perfect choice. Stay up-to-date on this and other movie news when you follow FilmCrunch on Twitter.

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Kristen Stewart to Play Snow White?

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart could soon be moving on from fair-skinned vampires to play the fairest one of all.

The Twilight actress is one of several actresses reportedly being considered to star in Snow White and the Huntsman, a project for Universal.

If cast, Stewart could star opposite Oscar nominee Viggo Mortensen. The two are up for the title characters.

Academy Award winner Charlize Theron is set to take on the role of the Evil Queen.

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VIDEO: Twilight’s New Renesmee Cullen?


Rumor holds that actress Mackenzie Foy is very close to being cast as Renesmee Cullen, daughter of Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart), in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2.

Foy doesn’t have a lot of experience in the industry, with a few commercials and three brief TV appearances on record.

The video above is a fan-made glimpse at what the world of Twilight would look like with Mackenzie Foy in it.

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First Look: Breaking Dawn’s Bella and Edward in Bed

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison in bed in Breaking Dawn

There are no feathers ... or stockings ... or beach blankets in this new still from Breaking Dawn. All we have is flesh.

In this romantic photo from the next Twilight installment, we see Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) -- now husband and wife -- together on their wedding night. (Something tells me another Best Kiss award is in their future.)

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