Like Heath Ledger and close friend Michelle Williams, Spider-Man's gal pal Kirsten Dunst has recently bought a place in New York in a bid to escape the paparazzi fish bowl.
It's better there,'' she told film writer Vicky Roach, comparing her treatment with life in Los Angeles.
Williams, who was nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in Brokeback Mountain, is to star in Dunst's directorial debut.
"Acting is only one of my passions,'' said Dunst on the eve of Spider-Man 3's worldwide release on May 3.
"I'm directing my first short this summer. It's a ghost story.''
Dunst, who turns 25 on Monday, is writing her own screenplay - based on a letter. Source: From "The Daily Telegraph".
Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams as Betsy and Arlene in the comedy "Dick" (1999).