No gorgeous, sparkling vampires here—Kristen Stewart trades Bella's wedding gown for military camouflage and riot gear as she takes on her grittiest role yet in Camp X-Ray.
The 24-year-old actress plays a Guantanamo Bay guard and U.S. soldier in the new movie, her first film since the final Twilight movie, Twilight: Breaking Dawn—Part 2, which was released in 2012. Her character, Amy, is tasked with making sure the detainees don't commit suicide. While on the job, she bonds with one of them, Ali.
Camp X-Ray is based on a true story. The detention center was located inside Guantanamo Bay, a controversial U.S. prison in Cuba that has housed enemy combatants, including suspected Islamic militants, for years without trial. Camp X-Ray was open for several months until April 2002. President Barack Obama had said in his 2014 State of the Union address that he wants the Guantanamo Bay prison to be closed.
Camp X-Ray stars Payman Maadi as Ali and Lane Garrison, formerly of Prison Break, as a military commander. The movie is set for release on Oct. 17.
Stewart told E! News in January that she prepared for her role by training with Marines. Check out her interview below.