Thursday, November 19, 2015

Kristen Stewart Is 'Coco Chanel'

Sneak Peek new set images, plus footage of "Twilight" actress Kristen Stewart as fashion icon 'Coco Chanel' shooting the short film "Once and Forever", ffrom director/fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who plans to screen the film December 1, 2015 in Rome for Chanel’s latest 'M├ętiers d'Art' collection:

Stewart portrays a fiery young actress brought in to portray a young 'Chanel' alongside costar Geraldine Chaplin, who plays the fashion icon in her later years.

"...the final image of Chanel is the old lady," said Lagerfeld, who conceived the film with Stewart in mind, convinced only she could play the role of the hot-tempered diva.

"I think she's one of the greatest actors of her generation," said Lagerfeld. "She gives the right emotion and the right intensity immediately so it’s very easy to work with her...

"Like on stage you have no second take. You have to be good. There are very few second takes. I like the freshness of the first take."

"We didn’t receive scripts," said Stewart. "From the outside it looked as though Karl was making it up as we went. And maybe he was..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Once and Forever"...