Peyman Moaadi will star in the indie drama 'Camp X-Ray'

The Wrap: Peyman Moaadi, who starred in the Oscar-winning foreign film "A Separation," is set to star opposite Kristen Stewart in writer-director Peter Sattler's politically-charged indie drama "Camp X-Ray," TheWrap has learned.
Moaadi is an accomplished screenwriter who has penned several famous Iranian films and recently made his directorial debut with the award-winning drama "The Snow on the Pines." He started his acting career in Asghar Farhadi's 2009 film "About Elly" before reuniting with the director on "A Separation." 
Moaadi will soon be seen alongside Morgan Freeman in "The Last Knights" and he also worked with James Gandolfini on the HBO pilot "Criminal Justice," which is now in limbo following Gandolfini's death.


'Army Wives' Joseph Julian Soria Buddies Up to Kristen Stewart in 'Camp X-Ray'

The Wrap: Lifetime's "Army Wives" star Joseph Julian Soria will be back in uniform for "Camp X-Ray," the independent film starring "Twilight's" Kristen Stewart.

Set in the U.S. Military's Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, Stewart will play Cole, a soldier who strikes up a friendship with one of the young prisoners.

Soria will play the role of Rico, described as one of Cole's closest friends on the base. Very naive, maybe a little dim, Rico offers Cole support and backup when she needs it most.


‘Twilight Saga’s Kristen Stewart Lands Leads In ‘Camp X-Ray,’ ‘Sils Maria’

Deadline: Kristen Stewart has committed to star in back to back projects shooting this summer. She will star in Camp X-Ray, a politically charged drama written and directed by Peter Sattler, and she will also star in the Olivier Assayas-directed Sils Maria.

In Camp X-Ray, Stewart will play a young soldier who escapes her suffocating small town by joining the military, only to find that she isn’t going for a tour of duty in Iraq as she hoped. Instead, she’s sent to Guantanamo. Met with hatred and abuse from the Muslim men in her charge, she forges an odd friendship with a young man who has been imprisoned at Gitmo for eight years. The film’s being produced by Gina Kwon and Sophia Lin, and exec produced by David Gordon Green, Lindsay Williams and Ellen Goldsmith-Vein. Production begins late summer.