She is well-known for playing notoriously chaste Bella Swan in the Twilight films.
But in a new clip from Kristen Stewart
's latest movie Welcome to the Rileys, Stewart a shockingly sexy new side.
The newly-released footage shows the 20 year-old giving Sopranos star James Gandolfini a lap dance.
No more Bella: The Sopranos' James Gandolfini watches Kristen strip
a see-through mesh bra with red tape on her breasts, fish-net stockings
and heels, she is a world away from her clean-cut teenage role opposite
real-life boyfriend Robert Pattinson in Twilight.
scene, well-meaning James tries to refuse her advances, asking her age,
while she swears at him, accusing him of being a cop.
The new film
is an emotionally-intense drama about a couple, played by James and
Melissa Leo, who lose their daughter in a car accident and become close
to Kristen's character, trying to save her.
At a recent New York screening of the movie, Kristen explained she had to take pole dancing lessons for her role.
Bruised: Kristen Stewart was offered a job as a stripper as she researched her new film Welcome to the Riley's
'I did two weeks of it. … I did learn how to do it and I got
bruises all over my legs. It’s hard, but it actually doesn’t look
painful, but it is.
It kinda beats you up,' she told Entertainment Tonight.
is something that any girl can relate to: If you love yourself and you
respect yourself, that’s the only way anybody else is going to,' Kristen
It seems Kristen was excellent at dancing, as she claims she was offered
a job as a stripper while she was researching the part.
She had visited a
strip club with the director to prepare for her role as 16 year-old
Half-dressed: Stewart practised for hours to perfect the art of dancing around a metal pole for her new movie
said: 'I went to a strip club with the director and the costume
designer and it being an odd grouping of people going into a strip club
in the middle of the afternoon, I was, like, straight-up offered a job.'
The star also said she was left covered in bruises while rehearsing for her role.
'I pole-danced for two weeks,' she said. 'I had bruises all over my legs… it hurts!,' she said.
The indie flick, Welcome To The Riley's is in limited cinemas across the UK.
Meanwhile, Kristen, and Robert Pattinson are currently shooting the
last in the Twilight franchise, Breaking Dawn parts one and two in Rio