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Kristen Stewart to Be a 'Muse' in Erotic Comedy 'The Big Shoe'

February 8, 2013 (1:42 am) GMT
The 'Snow White and the Huntsman' actress will star opposite Elizabeth Banks and Jim Sturgess in the comedy drama by director Steven Shainberg.
Kristen Stewart

will jump into erotic comedy genre for her next movie. The actress best known for her portrayal of Bella in the " Saga" series has just nabbed a new role in a forthcoming comedy drama called "" to be helmed by Steven Shainberg.

According to Variety, the "" beauty will join and . Marking Shainberg's first film since 2006's "Fur", the comedy is described as a combination of "eroticism and humor in the same vein" as the director's 2002 pic "Secretary".

"The Big Shoe" follows Nate, a gifted shoe designer who is forced to break free from a family who wants to cheapen his art for their own commercial gain. His overbearing mother Irene hires a psychotherapist and a 'muse' to lure Nate back to work.

Tackling the part of Nate will be Sturgess, while Stewart and Banks will play the 'muse' and the psychotherapist respectively. The plan is to kick off filming on June 17. Serving as the scribes are Shainberg and Mickey Birnbaum with Andrew Lazar set as the producer.

Stewart was most recently seen in "On the Road" and "". The Los Angeles native is also set to reprise her titular princess role in "Snow White and the Huntsman Sequel". Her other upcoming project is romantic drama "", which initially also tapped before he decided to exit.

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