Sunday, 9 January 2011
Variety Talks Robert’s New Project 'Cosmopolis'
Robert Pattinson has signed on to “Cosmopolis,” which David Cronenberg penned and will direct.
Based on the Don DeLillo tome of the same name, story follows a multimillionaire played by Pattinson who risks his entire fortune to bet against the yen on a cataclysmic day.
Cronenberg will also produce along with Paulo Branco. Renee Tab will exec produce.
Pattinson is slowly trying to break away from his “Twilight” fan base and aiming for more adult-driven projects like this and the Francis Lawrence-directed “Water for Elephants,” which also stars Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz.