She's best known for playing vampire lover Bella Swan in the hit franchise,The Twilight Saga.
Now Kristen Stewart is donning medieval armor and mounting a horse to take on another fantasy role.
The 21-year-old actress was seen filming scenes for her new movie Snow White And The Huntsman in Wales today.
With the wind in her hair, the brunette beauty looked like a natural on a stunning white horse as she rode along the beach.
Dressed in her period outfit, the actress wore brown trousers under black leather boots, and heavy metal medieval armor over her chest, shoulders and forearms.
The actress was also joined by Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, who stars as the male lead, The Huntsman.
The 28-year-old mounted a black stallion and was seen in a long brown cape to get into character, and has had his lighter locks dyed darker for the new role.
Among the excitement of all the action, Kristen also took some time out to have a cigarette break and chat with people working on the set.
Snow White and the Huntsman is currently in production and will be released in the U.S in June, next year.
The movie is the first installation in a planned trilogy.
In a twist on the children's fairy tale, the film follows the story of the huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed who winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.
The movie Chris Hemworth (older brother of Miley Cyrus' boyfriend Liam), Charlize Theron, who plays The Evil Queen, Ray Winstone and Ian McShane.
Elsewhere Twilight fans were given a treat when an extended theatrical trailer for Breaking Dawn: Part 1 was released earlier this month with the scenes of sickly, frail Bella (Kristen Stewart) fighting for her life and her baby.
The dramatic two and a half minute trailer from the movie, the fourth in the series based on the books by Stephenie Meyer, opens with Bella trying to calm her nerves before walking down the aisle.
Clutching her father Charlie's arm, she says, "Just don't let me fall Dad." She says her vows with Edward (Robert Pattinson) in a breathtaking setting, with the Cullen family proudly looking on.
Bella's happiness is interrupted as a dishevelled and distraught Jacob arrives to say his final goodbye before Bella leaves as a married woman - soon to be transformed into a vampire.
The best friends are seen dancing alone in the dark as heartbroken Jacob tells her: "This is how I'll remember you - pink cheeks, heartbeat. You'd think I'd be used to telling you goodbye by now."
A brief glimpse of the newlyweds' blissful honeymoon and wedding night is shown.