Amidst heartbreak and scandal, there's a glimmer of sunshine for Robert Pattinson. The very same day news broke that Kristen Stewart cheated on her beloved Twilight co-star, news also broke that his next starring role has been greenlit!
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RPattz will star in a new Australian film, The Rover, as announced by The Hollywood Reporter. Set in the Australian desert, he'll play the lead character, Eric. Well, let's just say Eric has left everyone and everything related to kindness behind him as he joins forces with an injured gang member to hunt down the gang after they steal all of Eric's lifelong possessions.
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The CEO of Screen Australia, the financier behind the film, indicated, "The Rover is a powerful well-crafted script from a talented team with an impressive cast."
Let's hope the bright news will give the allegedly devastated movie star the opportunity for much-needed distractions from heartbreak. He's also attached to star in a thriller, Mission Blacklist, which will be released next year.