Screen Australia to Finance THE ROVER Starring Robert Pattinson, FELONY Starring Joel Edgerton, HEALING Starring Hugo Weaving, and AIM HIGH IN CREATION

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Now that he’s done filming The Twilight SagaRobert Pattinson is on a wonderful mission: use his star power to help directors we like get their movies made.  The first notable example is Cosmopolis, the latest off-kilter film from director David Cronenberg that hits theaters on August 17.  The next is The Rover, the second feature by Animal Kingdom director David Michod that co-stars Guy Pearce.  According to THR, Screen Australia has stepped up to finance the The Rover.  Here is why you should care:

“Set in the Australian desert, the futuristic western tells the story of Eric, who has left everything, everyone and every semblance of human kindness behind him, as he’s forced to join an injured gang member, Rey, to hunt down Rey’s gang after they steal the last of Eric’s possessions.”

I was hooked by word eight.  Screen Australia will also finance Felony starring Joel EdgertonHealing starring Hugo Weaving, and the Kim Jong-il movie Aim High in Creation.  Hit the jump for details.

Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce to Star in ROVER

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Now free from finished with the Twilight series, Robert Pattinson is making some interesting project choices.  He’s got the incredibly promising David Cronenberg thriller Cosmopolis set to open this year, just yesterday he signed on to star as the military investigator who spearheaded the capture of Saddam Hussein in Mission: Blacklist, and now comes word that he’s in talks to star in the thriller RoverVariety reports that Pattinson and Guy Pearce are in negotiations to star in the pic, which centers on a man (Pearce) who “after having his car stolen by a group of men pursues them through the wild and rugged outback.”  Hit the jump for more.

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