FIRST STILL Of Robert Pattinson & Guy Pearce In “The Rover”

Entertainment Weekly have a first look at “The Rover”.

Check out this first still from “The Rover” featuring Robert Pattinson & Guy Pearce.
Is anyone else excited for this movie?The Rover (2013)l-r: GUY PEARCE AND ROBERT PATTINSON,

From Entertainment Weekly

Australia was founded as a repository for crooks and criminals — a wretched hive of scum and villainy, like the British Empire’s own Mos Eisley. Of course, that was a long time ago and the Australian national demeanor has since shifted from “kill or be killed” to “live and let live,” but David Michôd’s gritty 2010 drama Animal Kingdom chronicled some of the country’s more modern criminal descendents. In his upcoming sophomore effort, The Rover, the director takes things even further.

Robert Pattinson plays a denizen of the Outback in the near future, after a worldwide financial collapse has sent many like him running to the still viable mines of the Australian desert. “It’s like a new gold rush,” says Michôd. “Where people from all corners of the world have come out to the desert to scrape out an existence. Petty criminals and miscreants and hustlers.” Guy Pearce, who had an uncharacteristically reserved role in Animal Kingdom, gets to sink his teeth into a nicely nasty part opposite Pattinson. “The basic story is really quite elemental,” says Michôd. “You’ve got a really dark, dangerous, murderous person in Guy’s character, and in Rob’s character you have a quite troubled and damaged, but beautiful and naïve, soul.”

Of course, just by its setting and basic plot, The Rover is poised to draw comparisons to one of the antipodean country’s most memorable cinematic contributions. “You put cars in the desert in Australia and people are going to think of Mad Max,” says Michôd. “And with all due respect to that film — and I stress that — I think The Rover is going to be way more chillingly authentic and menacing.”

For more on The Rover and first looks at other upcoming projects, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday.

  • Jennifer

    I’m super excited about this movie! Especially now that I know a little more about Reynold’s …Rob’s character was a mystery to me until this article. I’m just hoping with all that I am, that The Rover has a wide release. Wider than Rob’s other films that I simply had to wait to order a DVD of…that was TORTURE!
    and like I said on the other blog…even beaten and bloodied, Rob’s profile depicts a beautiful man! He should NAIL this character with ease! I cannot wait!

    • trashapathy

      I am so looking forward to this film. I love both the principle actors…well I like Guy and I LOVE Rob !
      When this movie is released if I have to drive to a cinema out of town to see it I will ! But I hope like you Jen for a wider release and maybe it will hit a few of the better known film festivals.

      I think we are going to be mesmerized by the Rob’s performance we know he is an incredible talent now its time for the rest of the world to see it as well.

  • Katarzyna Galuszka

    It is great to see something new about that movie, pictures and news.
    I am really excited for this movie. 🙂

    I’m looking forward to it, up I wll go to the cinema on The Rover :)))))))

    Cannot wait 😀

  • Jennifer Thurston

    Can’t wait! Am still waiting for someone to hv Rob grow his hair long & a long Beard too! but I’ll take Rob in any way I can! Snuggles til then!

  • Scavenger

    This is a great still making the most of Rob’s striking profile, and a nice article that should help create interest. Agree with Jennifer that I hope this film gets a wide release.

  • of course !! i’m fucking happy !!

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