Kristen Stewart fans can rejoice as the news of another project has surfaced. Kristen with be working with Susan Sarandon, Elizabeth Banks and Jim Sturgess in Steven Shainberg and Mickey Birnbaun’s Original Screenplay. The project will also be directed by Shainberg, best known for 2002′s Secretary starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.
A gifted shoe designer, Nate, is forced to break free from a family who want to cheapen his art for their own commercial gain. “The Big Shoe” is a touching an sexy love story and a classic boy-to-man coming-of-age tale, with the colourful backdrop of the fashion/shoe industry. When a muse is strategically ‘planted’ along Nate’s path by his mother, he begins to embrace the mad “logic” of the creative drive, allowing his own deep impulses and wishes to finally be expressed and experienced. He’s revealing to her and to the world his secret. And, while it may make no real practical “sense” to do his art (shoemaking), Nate must….
The Big Shoe is scheduled to start filming in June.