Exclusive: Kristen Stewart On Joan Jett

The Twilight star on her next role

When we talked to Kristen Stewart recently about her starring role in Twilight, we took a moment to ask her about her next job, starring as rock legend Joan Jett in The Runaways. Here's what she had to say.

"It's so exciting that I can even talk about it now, because I haven't been allowed to for a really long time. It's about the forming and death of this band [The Runaways], and it launched Joan Jett's career and she became the icon for females in rock and roll. It's an absolutely insane concept for me to even think that I'm going to play her, but apparently I got the job so I'm going to give it all I've got."

Floria Sigismondi, an established music video director, has written the screenplay and is directing, with the rest of the band (guitarist Lita Ford, drummer Sandy West, singer-keyboard player Cherie Currie and bassist Jackie Fox) still to be cast.

Click here to watch our full Twilight interview with Kristen Stewart.