That's right, "Twilight" fans, the actress who plays one of our favorite heroines turned 22 on Monday (April 9)! The past year brought Kristen Stewart plenty to be proud of with the incredible success of "Breaking Dawn - Part 1," and her upcoming year is looking to be even greater.
This summer, Stewart takes on a different role from the accident-prone Bella Swan in "Snow White and the Huntsman," where she will battle for her life as Snow White. With her shield and sword, Stewart teams up with the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) to rid their kingdom of the wicked Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron).
And while Theron's and Stewart's characters may not get along, Theron had nothing but "mad love" for the actress when wishing Stewart a happy birthday. Theron said, "Dude, happy frickin' birthday. You're awesome. I feel honored to know you. And just keep rocking, man. You're amazing. Mad love." The "Arrested Development" actress signed off by blowing Stewart a kiss. Hemsworth also had a birthday message for Stewart, saying, "Hey Kristen, happy bloody birthday! Have a great day. Lots of love."
Next up in the starlet's grand 22nd year is "On the Road," the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's highly praised novel. Stewart plays 16-year-old Marylou, the new wife of Dean Moriarty with an affinity for marijuana. The film will show yet another diverse side to Stewart's acting abilities that will no doubt attract new fans who didn't board the "Twilight" train.
And for those of us who were not only aboard that train, but conducting it, in November we'll see Stewart return as Bella Cullen in the "Twilight Saga" finale, "Breaking Dawn -- Part 2." We were already treated to a short, but very sweet, [article id="1681765"]"Breaking Dawn" trailer sneak peek[/article] last month that has the fanbase already buzzing. And with all that KStew has planned this year, it sounds like that buzz is only going to get louder.
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