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Ashley Greene is well aware that the stakes are high when you portray a real, living person on the big screen (as opposed to the undead, like her Twilight character Alice Cullen).
The 25-year-old actress stars as Lisa Kristal in the upcoming CBGB, a film about New York City's iconic nightclub. Greene plays the fiery daughter of Hilly Kristal, the man who owned the institution that was so influential in the punk scene from 1973 until its closing in 2005.
"It's a little nerve-racking to play someone who existed, who's a real person that's still alive," Greene told E! News at the Samsung Galaxy SIII launch Wednesday night at Skylight Studios New York. "You're like, 'Oh, they can yell at me if I do a bad job!' But it's going to be cool to get to talk to her about it and [learn about] personal experiences from her."
And Greene is doing her due diligence when it comes to preparing for the role...