Kristen Stewart makes directorial debut starring Imogen Poots

Imogen Poots will star The chronology of the watera long-in-development adaptation of Lidia Yuknavitch’s 2017 memoir of the same name dusk and Charlie’s Angel Star Kristen Stewart, who co-writes the screenplay with Andy Mingo and has been involved with the film since 2018. The project is from Ridley Scott’s Scott Free, so Scott, Michael Pruss and Mingo will be producing. Scott Free’s Rebecca Feuer will serve as executive producer.

The film isn’t the first collaboration between Scott Free and Stewart; they also produced her short film come swimwhich she showed at film festivals in 2017. She also appeared in Welcome to the Rileys and Equalmore as an actor than as a director.

“Lidia’s memoir radically honors the physical experience,” Stewart told Deadline, which first reported on the casting. “To make that physical experience vital to me and what that impulse means…is that it absolutely has to be a movie. This project has been cooking for five years with the help of Scott Free I couldn’t have more privileged partners and friends. Imogen Poots will carry this film and the amazing weight of Lidia’s life. she can hold it I’m more than happy to have her.”

“Ridley and I are thrilled to be collaborating again with Kristen on her directorial debut, adapted from Lidia Yuknavitch’s extraordinary memoir,” said Pruss. “As we have seen in Kristen’s short films as a director, I have no doubt that she will bring the same level of style, uniqueness and fearless emotionality The chronology of the water. Additionally, it’s incredibly exciting to have the opportunity to work with Imogen – who is perfect for the lead role. The combination of their talents will undoubtedly produce something exquisite for film audiences worldwide.”

Stewart has tried to shrug off criticism of her performance for years dusk Movies that made her a star and the last few years have been key to that process. She received an Oscar nomination for her role as Princess Diana spencerand starred alongside Viggo Mortensen in David Cronenberg’s well-reviewed film crimes of the future.

Here is the synopsis of the book and movie about the story of Deadline:

[The Chronology of Water] is a lyrical journey through a life saved by art. A young woman finds her voice through the written word and her redemption as a swimmer – eventually becoming a triumphant teacher, mother and unique modern writer. A survivor’s story and a sexually aggressive and honest coming of age, the film is a physical memory flush of Yuknavitch’s inner workings.

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