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‘Twilight Saga’s’ Booboo Stewart to Star in Indie Drama ‘Sonata’

Producers Judi Bell, Matt Nicholas and Ashley Anguline are currently meeting with directors

Booboo Stewart, who co-starred in the “Twilight Saga” and plays Warpath in Fox’s upcoming tentpole “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” is attached to star in the indie movie “Sonata,” TheWrap has learned.

A story about overcoming obstacles while pursuing dreams, “Sonata” follows a troubled young cello prodigy suffering from hearing loss as she struggles to maintain peace within her broken family.

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Judi Bell and Matt Nicholas are producing the feature via their Iconic Media Productions banner, while Ashley Anguline will also produce.

Matt Nicholas and Nastassja Sanchez co-wrote the script, and the producers are currently meeting with directors. Production is expected to start during the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Stewart has been balancing blockbusters like the “Twilight” sequels and the new “X-Men” movie with indies like “Sonata,” such as “White Frog” and “Space Warriors.” He’s repped by TSC Entertainment and attorney Patti C. Felker.