Looks like Rob will be joining up with his old buddies Guy Pearce and Mia Wasikowska in Martin Koolhoven's Brimstone.
From Screendaily (Scan Source)
Embankment Films have added Rob's character name to their website.
SYNOPSIS via Embankment Films
Retribution is coming…
Prepare yourself. For something very special…
A triumphant epic of survival set in the searing wilds of the Badlands, the menacing inferno of the old American West.
A tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against the unforgiving cruelty of a hell on earth.
Our heroine is Liz, carved from the beautiful wilderness, full of heart and grit, accused of a crime she didn’t commit, hunted by a vengeful Preacher – a diabolical zealot and her twisted nemesis.
But Liz is a genuine survivor; she’s no victim – a woman of fearsome strength who responds with astonishing bravery to claim the better life she and her daughter deserve.
Fear not. Retribution is coming.
Mia Wasikowska – Liz
Guy Pearce – The Reverend
Robert Pattinson – Samuel
Carice Van Houten – Anna
Director and Writer – Martin Koolhoven
Producer – Els Vandevorst
More info about the story from the Official Brimstone Site:
Brimstone is a suspenseful tale of guilt and retribution that unfolds in America at the end of the 19th century.
A dark, violent and epic western/thriller about a young woman (and her family) whose lives change drastically when a new preacher comes to town. The story, told in four chapters, shows us how the young woman has to fight for her life and those of her loved ones, but also portrays the horrible past that led up to these events.
BERLIN — Robert Pattinson and Carice van Houten (“Game of Thrones”) have joined Mia Wasikowska and Guy Pearce in thriller “Brimstone.” Embankment is selling at the European Film Market in Berlin.
Pattinson plays an outlaw who has a crucial influence on this tale of retribution. Wasikowska plays Liz, a heroine on the run from her past, pursued by Pearce’s diabolical Preacher.
“Martin directs a highly emotional, gripping and unique story of a mesmerizing woman who battles the vengeance of a zealot,” said Embankment’s Tim Haslam.
Set to shoot in May 2015, the film will follow a heroine on the run from her past and a diabolical preacher. Robert Pattinson will play an outlaw.The Hollywood Reporter:
“Wasikowska is a powerhouse performer,” said Embankment co-founder Tim Haslam. “Guy Peace plays a hunter who unleashes hell. Martin directs a highly emotional, gripping and unique story of a mesmerising woman who battles the vengeance of a zealot.”
Wasikowska plays Liz, a heroine on the run from her past, pursued by Pearce's diabolical Preacher. Pattinson plays an outlaw who has a crucial role in the tale of retribution. A film description didn't provide further details.Director Martin Koolhoven's reply when asked about how big Rob's role would be in Brimstone: