Before [movieperson id="262629"]Kristen Stewart[/movieperson] became ubiquitous as Bella Swan, she shot a little movie called [movie id="338324"]"The Yellow Handkerchief,"[/movie] about three misfits on a road trip who bond over their shared loneliness. After the film was completed, the actress became a superstar. Yet her "Handkerchief" co-stars insist that Stewart is the same girl she's always been, even with the pandemonium surrounding her.
"Well, Kristen before the whole hoopla of 'Twilight' was an amazing actress when she did this part," co-star Maria Bello told MTV News at the premiere on Thursday night in Los Angeles. "I saw her in 'Into the Wild' as well and I couldn't believe her depth and emotional integrity. And I'm so proud to be in this with her."
It's not just Bello who has kind words for the star. Her on-screen love interest in "The Yellow Handkerchief," Eddie Redmayne, says that both she and his old pal, Robert Pattinson, have handled their fame with class. He says that as they grow more famous, he hopes their work will continue to become more interesting.
"She's wonderfully intelligent and a bright spunky girl and was when we made this a couple of years ago and remains it now," he said. "And after all the craziness that I've watched Rob, who's an old mate and I knew Rob before I met Kristen actually, and they both retained such a great head on their shoulders despite the extraordinary chaos and wonder that is 'Twilight.' So I think they'll remain doing interesting work, and I can't wait to see what it is they'll do next."
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