According to Deadline Rob will play the lead in "The Rover". Variety in their report below said Guy Pearse would play the lead.
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CONFIRMED: Robert Pattinson To Star In David Michod's THE ROVER
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Robert Pattinson has been cast as the lead in David Michod’s The Rover. Pattinson, best known for playing Edward in the Twilight franchise, will play Reynolds, who relentless pursues the men who stole his car through the wild and rough Australian outback. Guy Pearce co-stars in the film from David Linde’s Lava Bear and Liz Watts’ Porchlight. Pattinson was just attached to star in Jean-Stephane Sauvaire’s Mission Blacklist, and he also toplines the David Cronenberg-directed Cosmopolis that is in competition at this month’s Cannes Film Festival. Pattinson is repped by WME, 3 Arts, and Curtis Brown.
Gossip Cop has confirmed that the Twilight star has joined The Rover, a film that follows one man’s pursuit through the Australian Outback of the men who stole his car.
His rep confirms the casting to Gossip Cop.
Pattinson will play a character named Reynolds in director David Michod’s movie, which is set in the near future.
Robert Pattinson has joined David Michod’s The Rover. Pattinson, best known for his Edward role in the Twilight franchise, will play the character of Reynolds in the film. The film in the near future as one man relentless pursues his men who stole his car through the wild and rough Australian outback. Guy Pearce will also star in The Rover. Tory Metzger and David Linde’s Lava Bear are producing the film. Pattinson is repped by WME, 3Arts, and Curtis Brown.
Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce are in negotiations to star in David Michod's "Rover."
Pearce will star as a man who after having his car stolen by a group of men pursues them through the wild and rugged Australian Outback. Pattinson will portray one of the thiefs.
Michod will helm and wrote the script which based on an idea he and "Animal Kingdom" star Joel Edgerton originated. David Linde and Liz Watts will produce through Linde's Lava Bear banner and Porchlight Films.
Pattinson is repped by WME and 3 Arts. Pearce is repped by CAA.
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