Robert Pattinson is cast in Cosmopolis

Robert Pattinson is cast as the lead, Eric Packer, in the film, Cosmopolis.

financial wunderkind, Eric Packer

From Deadline.com:

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Pattinson has booked his first major lead for when he completes The Twilight Saga. Pattinson will star in Cosmopolis, the Don DeLillo novel adaptation that David Cronenberg wrote and will direct. Pattinson, who just starred with Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz in Fox 2000’s Francis Lawrence-directed adaptation of theΒ  Sara Gruen novel Water For Elephants, will play Eric Packer. A financial wunderkind, Packer risks his entire fortune to bet against the yen on a tumultuous day. His deed puts him in the crosshairs for assassination in a drama that is a study of capitalism in a slightly futuristic metropolis. Most of the scenes in the book take place in the limousine that transports Packer from place to place. Marion Cotillard and Paul Giamatti are also reportedly doing the film, but those same reports had Colin Farrell poised to take the lead role.

As Pattinson and his Twilight Saga castmates plan their careers after the series is completed–Bill Condon is directing the final film right now, Pattinson is following a path based on strong filmmakers and tasteful source material. He took the role because he is a big fan of Cronenberg’s work and an admirer of DeLillo’s books. He’s repped by WME and 3 Arts.

And thus, a new fan blog is born πŸ™‚

You might be familiar with us. We’re Kinker Deb & Kinker Tink from Water For Elephants Film. Except over here, we’re Chauffeur Deb & Chauffeur Tink. We love blogging on WFE and couldn’t help ourselves. Our WFE train will be pulling into the station close to the start of Cosmopolis filming and we’re ready to hop into the limo!

Maybe Rob is awakening some desire we had to be immersed in the entertainment industry. Honestly, we just love supporting and researching his films.

We’d also like to introduce you to Chauffeur M. She’s our lovely site designer and in-house graphic artist that will always keep this limo polished to a shine. The site is still under development as more information emerges about Cosmopolis. Additionally, we’ll do profiles on the cast and crew as they are revealed.

So sit back, relax, have a drink and poke around the limo and see what we have going on thus far. Hope you’ll stick with us for this ride. πŸ˜‰

  • I want some sizzurp in my pimp cup for this limo ride! Congrats Tink and Deb!

  • Lisa F

    I look forward to the excitement of this film for mature audiences. If, and I’m sure he will, he can pull this off he will finally get the true recognition he deserves as a up and coming leading man in Hollywood. I lok forward to hearing/watching the updates. No doubt we all needed a little excitment to keep the ‘Love Rob Adrenalin’ going.

    • key word: mature πŸ™‚ definitely not your average teen flick πŸ˜‰

      • kaye bick

        Now I can gazed at Robert without feeling a bit naughty x

  • Maah

    DAYUM! Here we go!

    I’m reading Cosmopolis and i totally picture Eric like a mix between GQRob and DetailsRob

    • me and chauffeur d are split here πŸ˜‰ i say GQ she says Details…doesn’t matter though because both are mighty fine.

  • Annie

    Is Chauffeur M wearing a bikini? I’m sure Eric would like that.

    • Marina H.

      and my chauffeur hat. πŸ˜‰

  • Red_Headed_Lust

    Hell yeah I’m in H00kahs!

  • There are three things I realized as I read this blog:
    First, you ladies are awesome.
    Second, there’s a part of me that can’t seem to stop (stalking) following you around.
    And third, I’m hopelessly and irrevocably Robsessed.

    • LOL (no, really I laughed out loud, well after I looked over my shoulder πŸ˜‰ )

      <3s to you.

  • holdmeransom

    Very excited about this movie and the departure of the younger audience pull for Rob. And finally a movie that my hubs will actually be willing to see for its edginess!

    Thanks for starting yet another blog to hype up Rob’s movies!

    Oh and if you need someone to wash the limo… I’m your soap and sponge girl…

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  • HOLLA LADIES!

    Way to get this up and go, and so freakin’ quick!

    When you get some banners for blogs, let me know. I’d like to put one up with a link to ya!

    • That would be sweet! We’ve got one in the works.

  • drapht13

    Awesome! Can’t believe you got this up and running so fast! Love WaterforElephantsfilm.com, always enjoy reading your posts. You guys are great!

    P.S. Really hoping to be able to visit the set in TO at some point!

  • carrie

    I am very excited for Rob, i knew he was very special there is still hidden talent inside of him we have yet to see, I hope one day i will be able to meet him, i am one of his mature fans that is looking forward to more wonderful things from Rob.

  • Hi Tink and crew, I’m glad u all started this new journey! So excited to join this film from the beginning, this is gonna be a VERY special film! I’ve soon finished reading the book and I love Eric Packer <3
    Need your banner to link in my blog.

    Cosmopolis – can we handle the ride?

  • This is great! πŸ™‚ Thanks in advance for alll your hard work and dedication in the coming months and year(s?). You are making many ladies happy with this great site! <3s