The Twilight movies were clearly a huge blessing for Robert Pattinson, but also somewhat of a curse: The 28-year-old Brit has been working overtime to break out of the pin-up mold, gravitating toward edgy indies like David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis and this week’s The Rover, directed by Animal Kingdom filmmaker David Michôd. The sometimes brutally violent film features Pattinson as a left-for-dead “half-wit” who joins a vengeful Guy Pearce as they travel across a rural, post-apocalyptic Australia. Then I end up being the only person in it with s—ty teeth in it [laughs].
Hollywood rumor mills are belching smoke this week, with unconfirmed reports linking big-name actors with several high-profile roles.
It looks like the Croisette will be teeming with a ton of familiar faces once again this May. On Thursday morning, official selections for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival were finally announced, and unsurprisingly, many of the 18 pictures chosen to compete for the coveted Palme d’Or were helmed by festival or industry veterans with some serious reputations to protect. Ryan Gosling, for instance, will see his directorial debut “Lost River” (previously titled “How to Catch a Monster”) arrive among the Un Certain Regard candidates; “Grace of Monaco,” starring Nicole Kidman, was previously announced as the opening night film. As always with Cannes, though, the real excitement lies in discovering which competitor will prove to be the buzziest of them all.
Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is lucky to be out of the game now that the “Twilight” series is over — because Four is here and, dare we say, he’s better. Theo James plays tough and handsome Tobias “Four” Eaton in the upcoming hit book-to-screen adaptation “Divergent.” And we get a real good look at him in the film’s initial clip, seen here first on Yahoo Movies. Yup, Tris (Shailene Woodley) takes her opportunity to inspect Four’s body, er, his tattoo… and likes what she sees. Here are seven reasons why Theo James’s Four clearly trumps Robert Pattinson’s Edward: 1.