Friday, August 28, 2015

'LIFE' premiere at Deauville Festival + New Hollywood Award on September 5


 'LIFE' Photocall and Press Conference at 5,30 PM with Anton Corbijn, Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan
 New Hollywood Award on September 5 at 8PM in France
 'LIFE' will premiere at Deauville Festival on September 5 at 8PM in France

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NEW PROJECT: Rob to Star in Claire Denis' Science Fiction Movie


ETA: Screendaily has just confirmed that Rob WILL star in the film and posted a statement from the producers about him.

Robert Pattinson is attached to play the lead role in Claire Denis’ upcoming English-language sci-fi film, written with British writer Zadie Smith.

Paris-based producers Alcatraz Film confirmed the casting to ScreenDaily and said: “We are very proud and very happy, as is Claire, about what will be a great collaboration. Robert is committed to the project and we are committed to him.”

Pattinson is set to play the astronaut lead role in the as-yet-untitled film, which Screen first reported on in June.

Plot details are being kept under wraps but it is known to take place beyond the solar system in a ‘future that seems like the present’.


Denis is writing the script with acclaimed novelist Smith (White Teeth) and Smith’s writer husband Nick Laird.

The project, which marks an intriguing change of direction for the White Material and Beau Travail writer-director, is based on an original idea by Denis and her regular writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau and is due to go into production early next year.

Producers are Oliver Dungey (Miss Julie), Laurence Clerc and Olivier Thery Lapiney from Paris-based Alcatraz Films, and Claudia Steffen and Christoph Friedel of Pandora Filmproduktion in Cologne.

Alcatraz and Pandora produced Denis’ most recent feature Bastards, which debuted at Cannes in 2013.

Denis regulars Wild Bunch are handling international sales while Des Hamilton is casting the project, which is currently in advanced development and is due to shoot in studio in Cologne in late 2015/early 2016.

Collaborators on the film also include Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, known for his Tate Modern installation The Weather Project; astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau, known for his work on black holes and cosmology; and Stuart Staples of indie band Tindersticks, who previously provided music for Denis titles including White Material and 35 Rhums.

The news was first reported on French site L’Express.

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According to the site L'Express, Rob will star in Claire Denis' first science fiction film.;


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Robert Pattinson to film with the French director Claire Denis For his first science fiction film,

French director Claire Denis has set his sights on the Twilight star, Robert Pattinson.

[Exclusive] Star of Twilight and teen idol Robert Pattinson made some surprising choices for his career. After David Cronenberg, Werner Herzog and James Gray, he just said yes to another popular Directorfrom the United States, the French Claire Denis. For an ambitious project: the first science fiction film from the director of White Material.

She is working on the screenplay with novelist Zadie Smith (White Teeth), the astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau and the artist Olafur Eliasson. The film will be shot in England and in Cologne, Germany, at the end of the year.




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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Rob Confirmed To Attend The Childhood of a Leader Premiere at Venice Film Festival

Great news! It has been confirmed by the official Twitter account of the Venice Film Festival that Rob will attend the red carpet for The Childhood of a Leader!


You can get tickets for the screenings of the movie at the Festival HERE!

We can't wait to see Rob in Venice :)

Monday, August 24, 2015

Rob To Receive New Hollywood Award at Deauville Film Festival + New Still of Rob as Dennis Stock

The official Twitter account of the Deauville Film Festival just tweeted the best news from the festival's press conference: Rob will receive the New Hollywood Award. Congrats!
And they also treated us with a great new still of Rob as Dennis Stock :)

@DeauvilleUS: [HOMMAGE] #RobertPattinson sera présent pour recevoir Le Nouvel Hollywood #Deauville2015

We are waiting for more information on dates and confirmation that Rob will attend. A few weeks ago we made a post about the Life premiere at the Festival on September 5 (the same day as The Childhood of a Leader premiere at Venice Film Festival) but we will see :)

ETA: According to the French press Rob will attend the Festival



Sunday, August 23, 2015

New/Old Interview of Rob with WAZ-Online (Germany)


Interview:

Mr. Pattinson usually you are hunted by photographers. How does it feel to play a photographer hunting stars in your new movie 'Life'?

I'm playing the young Magnum photographer Dennis Stock, who gets to know James Dean before he became an Icon- no least because of the picture of a moody James Dean in Times Square with a cigarette dangling from his mouth. Stock would have hated it if you called him a papparazzi. He thought of himself as an artist and did everything to be seen as one. That is how I see him.

Okay the times were a little more calm in the 50's. How would you react if someone approached you today and said ‘Hey Rob I want to take a couple of pictures of you’ like Stock did with Dean?

That would be impossible. l would feel like a psychopath would be after me. But it was different back then. There were no cell phones and not amateur photographers, only professionals and they had to find a magazine to publish their pictures. Today the Internet is flooded with cell phone pictures.

How do you deal with the omnipresent cell phone pictures?

A lot of it depends on my mood. lf l’m in a good mood, everything is okay. When l’m not, I do feel bothered. You have to watch out to not get strange and feel persecuted: Then you start to believe that people take pictures of you, who actually have better things to do with their day than do that.

Did you cope well with the media hype of Twilight in your early 20's?

Most of the time I was busy hiding. You are in shock. You don't really understand what is happening. My personal growth was stopped in a way. It was weird: There I was 22 and suddenly I aged 2-3 years. I was working and did a lot of movies during that time. It was madness. My first real break I had after the last Twilight movie.

Is it quieter now? No one recognizes you with your huge beard anyway.

That's true. Now! go to the grocery store without looking around. Fortunately I gained a lot of self-confidence. But l’m still cautious: you don't want drunken pictures of yourself out there.

Meanwhile do you think you were able to shake off the teen heartthrob image?

The real problem was: You are measured according to a weird criteria when you are part of gigantic expensive movies, which are so under pressure to perform. The question always is: How many millions will that movie make? it's ridiculous! You have to watch out not to get stuck in that world.

You must have made enough money to withdraw yourself from that world. Why don't you?

lt’s not that much money. You don't really think about it though. Money is not the primary objective of a young actor. And having enough money is no reason to quit.

What is your goal?

Difiicult to say, but a road is appearing slowly, also with my movie choices. During Twilight l basically pushed the reset button every time and then the next movie would come out.

And then?

I took careful steps into reality. I always strictly distinguished: There was the character that I played in the movies and on the other side my real life.

And today?

Now I try to make more personal movies that have more to do with me and where I have more
control. I'm making movies with authors like David Cronenberg and now Anton Corbijn.

How is it different with them?

They protect you. They don’t let themselves be influenced by others- not like a director who works for a big studio. It may happen that there is a call from above and it's not the directors film anymore but the studios.

And now you open the doors for those authors: Cronenberg said that your name on the Cosmopolis poster brought financing.

Well, l hope the directors do not only pick me just to get financing. I'm also doing very small roles, like in Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’ as Lawrence of Arabia. I don’t believe that an actor is able to guarantee success on his name alone. Those times are over, with a few exceptions though: one of those exceptions is Brad Pitt.

A lot of what you say does sound bitter. Would you wish your success with Twilight on younger people/actors?

Hold on, it was also a great time. Twilight is something very special, if only because of the
enthusiastic fans. My advice for young actors would be to not get overwhelmed and they should
watch out and keep a healthy relationship with reality. If not you can drift easily and are not even
aware of it. So take good care of yourself.


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

New Details About 'The Lost City of Z' Filming Schedule - Tom Holland Joins The Cast


Tom Holland // Charlie Hunnam and Rob in Belfast with a fan

Tom Holland, the young actor who was recently cast as the new Spider-Man, has signed on to join Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller in James Gray’s “Lost City of Z,” which just started filming in Belfast.

“Lost City of Z” follows Percy Fawcett, a conscripted soldier and born explorer who disappeared in the 1920s while searching for a mythical city in the Amazon jungles of Brazil that he believed he discovered on a prior expedition.

Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner are producing via Plan B Entertainment along with Anthony Katagas and Dale Johnson.
MICA Entertainment is financing the film, which is based on David Grann’s bestselling book.

MadRiver Pictures’ Marc Butan is executive producing, as are MICA Entertainment’s Julie B. May and Glenn Murray. After five weeks in Belfast, production will continue in Colombia throughout September and October.

Sierra/Affinity is representing international sales of the title, with CAA overseeing domestic rights to the film.

The Wrap

Sunday, August 16, 2015

New Pictures of Rob and FKA twigs in Scotland - Aug. 15th, 2015

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Scans: InStyle Men - Germany

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