Stewart appeared as teenager Lucy Hardwicke in In the Land of Women (2007), a romantic drama starring Meg Ryan and Adam Brody.
The film, as well as Stewart's performance, received mixed reviews.
The film began production in February 2008 and finished filming in May 2008.
Twilight was released domestically on November 21, 2008.
Stewart also played a tomboy, diabetic daughter of a divorced mother (Jodie Foster) in the film Panic Room (2002).
She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her performance.s success, Stewart was cast in another thriller, Cold Creek Manor (2003), playing the daughter of characters played by Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone.
She was nominated again for a Young Artist Award for her performance.
Stewart's first starring role was at age 14 in the children's action-comedy Catch That Kid (2004), opposite Max Thieriot and Corbin Bleu.
That same year, Stewart had a small role in the Sean Penn-directed adaptation Into the Wild.
For her portrayal of Tracy – a teenage singer who has a crush on young adventurer Christopher Mc Candless (played by Emile Hirsch) – Stewart received mixed reviews.