VIDEO: Kristen Stewart Sings in The Runaways Trailer

12/17/2009 AT 03:25 PM EST

Kristen Stewart rolled with vampires and werewolves in New Moon, but she's belting out "Cherry Bomb" in the trailer for the upcoming Joan Jett biopic, The Runaways.

Alongside New Moon costar Dakota Fanning as lead singer Cherie Currie, Stewart plays the famed guitarist in the film, which depicts the 1970s all-girl band's meteoric rise and fall.

"She's an actress of weight, honesty, integrity and depth, and she's very serious," Jett told MTV at the premiere of New Moon in November. "She takes it as art."

This isn't the only post-Twilight role for Stewart: she's also rocking a southern accent for the indie drama, The Yellow Handkerchief.

– Janet Mock

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