Kristen Stewart Addresses The Possibility Of Playing The Joker: I’d Love To Play A ‘Freaky, Scary Person’

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October 20, 2021 7:09PM EDT

While connected ‘Variety’s Awards Circuit’ podcast, Kristen Stewart responded to instrumentality campaigns calling for her to beryllium formed arsenic Joker successful a Batman film.

While Kristen Stewart loves the chaotic vigor of fans calling for her to prima arsenic the Joker other ex-boyfriend Robert Pattinson’s Batman, she won’t beryllium getting down the thought anytime soon. With her ex slated to prima arsenic the caped crusader successful The Batman, Kristen’s fans person been campaigning for her to instrumentality connected the relation of his nemesis. While connected Variety’s Awards Circuit podcast connected Wednesday, Oct. 20, however, Kristen unopen down the idea.

“I emotion the vigor down that,” she told Variety erstwhile asked if she would ever see the villainous role. “It’s truly been done truthful well. I consciousness like, maybe, we don’t traipse over, but I emotion that gusto. Let’s fig thing other out. I’m wholly down to play a freaky, scary person.” When asked if her effect was a definitive “no,” she added, “Not ‘no,’ but not the astir stoked I’ve ever been. Let’s bash thing new.”

Kristen and Robert dated betwixt 2009 and 2013 aft gathering connected acceptable of their vampire romance movie franchise Twilight. While she  won’t instrumentality connected the relation of the villainous failed clown anytime soon, Kristen plays a softer, little “freaky, scary person” successful the upcoming Spencer, a humanities play that follows the precocious Diana, Princess of Wales‘ Christmas vacation with the British royal household astatine Sandringham House successful 1991, arsenic she decides to permission her hubby Prince Charles.

kristen stewart and robert pattinsonKristen Stewart and erstwhile fellow and ‘Twilight’ co-star Robert Pattinson ( Broadimage/Shutterstock)

Kristen takes connected the titular relation of the People’s Princess, starring other Jack Farthing arsenic Prince Charles successful the Pablo Larraín-directed flick that has already begun to garner immoderate grant buzz for the actress. While astatine the Toronto International Film Festival successful September, Kristen said she “very irresponsibly” agreed to the relation of the famed princess earlier she adjacent work the script, relying connected her gut instinct.

“My favourite kinds of movies are explorations and cultivating that controlled chaos,” Kristen said. “That’s however you marque discoveries that are worthy photographing.” Thus, she didn’t consciousness unit to beryllium a cleanable Diana. “She’s specified a unrecorded ligament and idiosyncratic who has this incredibly disarming, casual, contagious, beautiful, empathetic, lukewarm vigor that reaches out, but astatine the aforesaid clip you ever consciousness similar there’s thing wrong,” she continued.

“She’s protecting something,” Kristen said. “You ne'er cognize what’s going to happen. . . truthful I knew determination was nary mode to play this portion perfectly and truthful it was easier, oregon astatine slightest easier to not beryllium truthful intimidated and truthful daunted.” She added, “I could lone beryllium my mentation of that and benignant of anticipation that if I learned everything astir her and absorbed her and benignant of meld, and beryllium some maine and her successful immoderate benignant of weird way, it was going to beryllium the champion version.”