Kristen Stewart wants to work with Taika Waititi

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 9 September 2019
Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart would "love to work" with Taika Waititi, after seeing his latest project 'Jojo Rabbit', which she described as "very effecting"

Kristen Stewart would "love to work" with Taika Waititi.

The 29-year-old actress has said she's keen to appear in a film by the 44-year-old filmmaker, especially after seeing his latest project 'Jojo Rabbit' – in which he also stars as an imaginary friend version of Hitler – during the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend.

She told Entertainment Weekly magazine: "I'd love to work with Taika. I saw his movie recently and I love it. I love that guy. He's a friend of mine, he's a blast, but I'm really proud of his film. It's beautiful. It's very effecting. I don't even want to say anything about it. I think everyone should absolutely watch it, but it's a very strange film that in the end is so gorgeous."

And Kristen may be able to cross two things off her wish list, after she also expressed a wish to play a gay superhero in a movie.

Taika is set to direct 'Thor: Love and Thunder' after previously working on 'Thor: Ragnarok', and actress Tessa Thompson recently said during San Diego Comic-Con that her character in the movie, Valkyrie – who is the first openly LGBT character in a Marvel movie – will be looking for her "queen".

If Kristen did land the role of Valkyrie's love interest, it would come after she claimed she was told she wouldn't get a part in a Marvel movie unless she agreed not to hold her girlfriend's hand in public, because it would ruin her chances.

She said: "I have fully been told: 'If you just like do yourself a favour, and don't go out holding your girlfriend's hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.' I don't want to work with people like that."

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