Kristen Stewart And Elizabeth Banks Try On The Big Shoe

By Eric Eisenberg 2013-02-07 16:14:36discussion comments
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Director Steven Shainberg hasnít directed a movie since 2006ís Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, but his latest feature, The Big Shoe is quickly starting to put its pieces together. It was previously announced that Jim Sturgess is set to play the filmís protagonist, and now two more actors have come to join him.

Vareity has learned that both Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks have signed on for roles in the quirky comedy. Sturgess stars as a gifted young shoe designer with an exploitative family that wants to mass-produce his greatest shoe designs to make a fast buck. When he makes the choice to break away from the family they hire ďa muse (Stewart) and a psychotherapist (Banks)Ē to try and get him to come back. The trade says that the director will be a mixture of ďeroticism and humorĒ similar to 2002ís Secretary (which he also directed).

After a big 2012 Ė which featured On The Road in addition to both Snow White and the Huntsman and the final chapter of Twilight Ė Stewart has been taking it slow recently, but is still attached to the upcoming con dramedy Focus. Banks, meanwhile, just had Movie 43 released in theaters and is now in the middle of shooting her new comedy Walk of Shame. On the immediate horizon and due out later this year is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in which she reprises her role as Effie Trinket. She is also voicing one of the characters in Phil Lord and Chris Millerís Lego movie, due out in early 2014.
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