Stewart, Lawrence eyeing same role

May 28th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS  

New York, May 28 (IANS) Hollywood actresses Kristen Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence are desperately trying to bag Peyton Loftis’ role in an adaptation of William Styron’s first novel - “Lie down in Darkness”.

“I want to play Peyton more than anything I can possibly taste or touch in my life. I want to play her so bad,” Stewart told Elle magazine.

Meanwhile, Lawrence said she is obsessed with the character.

“I am obsessed with that part. I have this feeling of protectiveness over characters I want to play. If someone else gets the part, I’m afraid they won’t do it right. I’m trying to write the director… to convince him that I should be in his movie. I’ll chase him if I have to. I’ll sit outside his house,” Lawrence told W magazine.

The respective agents of both the actresses were taken aback with their keeness to play the role, reports New York Post.

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