ROUNDUP: Media reports on Robert Pattinson casting – “Excellent step in the right direction for Pattinson”

Variety & Deadline both announced Robert Pattinson’s involvement in”The Rover” on May 3rd 2012. Here are excerpts from both. Click on the links to read the full articles

From Deadline:

Robert Pattinson has been cast as one of the leads in David Michod’s The Rover. The film chronicles a man who relentless pursues a gang who stole his car through the wild and rough Australian outback of the near future. Pattinson, best known for playing Edward in the Twilight franchise, will play Reynolds, the brother of one of the thieves who is left behind when an encounter with the police goes very wrong.

From Variety:

After taking his time in finding a follow up to “Animal Kingdom,” helmer David Michod has settled on “Rover,” with Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce currently in negotiations to star. Pearce will play a man who pursues a group of men who stole his car through the wild and rugged Australian Outback. Pattinson will play one of the thieves. Michod also co-wrote the script, based on an idea he and “Animal Kingdom” star Joel Edgerton originated. David Linde will produce along with Liz Watts through Linde’s Lava Bear banner and Watts’ Porchlight Films. Lava Bear prexy Tory Metzger will oversee the production. Pearce has stayed busy with strong supporting roles in films like “Prometheus” and “Lawless,” and is also in negotiations to join the cast of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” as Variety first reported April 20

Click the following links to see more press announcements for Rob’s attachment to David Michôd’s next film:

  • Indiewire/The PlaylistHe’s clearly utilizing his clout to work with interesting directors and on compelling projects…
  • FilmInkWe have to say we’re most looking forward to seeing Pattinson crack the Aussie accent…
  • MTVRobert Pattinson is on a roll…
  • Los Angeles Times: A director sometimes makes you do bigger things than you imagine…
  • Collider: The pedigree of talent involved with Rover is promising…
  • CinemaBlend: Pairing himself with directors like Cronenberg and Michod is an excellent step in the right direction for Pattinson…
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