Kristen Stewart is to play US writer, philosopher and political activist Susan Sontag in an upcoming feature for UK-Australia production outfit Brouhaha Entertainment, with US filmmaker Kirsten Johnson to direct.

Brouhaha Entertainment was founded in 2021 by Gabrielle Tana, Troy Lum and Andrew Mason. Their slate includes Anton Corbijn’s Switzerland, in which Helen Mirren will play celebrated author Patricia Highsmith.