From Variety: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.
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.
WOW!! Another new role! and in AUSTRALIA!!! Love that he will be working with some awesome Aussie actor’s Guy and Joel!
It’s reported that this will shoot in the fall but he’s due to shoot Mission: Blacklist then as well?