Cast News: The Hot Seat – Kristen Stewart
NY Time Out is in the hot seat with Kristen Stewart. Read New York Time Out’s interview with Kristen on her new film, ‘Welcome to the Rileys’ and much more.
You seem very attracted to roles in which you play someone who is defiant, constantly fighting for something—emotionally, physically. What is Mallory fighting for the hardest?
I think she’s just trying to survive. She’s had a rough upbringing, which has taken something from her on a really basic level. It’s hard for a young girl in the normal world, but put her on the streets…she doesn’t realize that she does actually need people, that she needs to have a capacity to trust, accept and love other people. She sees and tastes that with Doug, realizes she can have it, and she’s not dead yet.