Deadline New York is bringing us the exclusive scoop on Robert Pattinson’s brand new role. According to Deadline, Rob will be starring in Cosmospolis, a novel adaptation directed by David Cronenberg. Read below for details:
Robert Pattinson has booked his first major lead for when he completes The Twilight Saga. Pattinson will star in Cosmopolis, the Don DeLillo novel adaptation that David Cronenberg wrote and will direct.
Rob is set to play Eric Packer. A financial wunderkind, Packer risks his entire fortune to bet against the yen on a tumultuous day. His deed puts him in the crosshairs for assassination in a drama that is a study of capitalism in a slightly futuristic metropolis. Most of the scenes in the book take place in the limousine that transports Packer from place to place.
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