PARK CITY, Utah — Blast caught up with Kristen Stewart on the red carpet tonight as she was heading into the world premier of her new independent biopic, “The Runaways.” In the film, Kristen portrays rocker Joan Jett alongside Dakota Fanning who plays Jett’s best friend and Runaways band mate, Cherie Currie. Kristen talked to Blast about the pressures of portraying a musical icon and what it was like chopping her hair into a mullet. She also talked about her upcoming vampire flick “Eclipse.” Below is a snippet of our chat with Kristen — check back Friday for the full interview with Kristen, Dakota Fanning and the rest of the cast of the film as well as our chat with the rocker legends themselves, Cherie Currie and Joan Jett.

Melissa Unger contributed to this story.

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