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FILE PHOTO: Robert Pattinson To Play Lawrence Of Arabia In Biopic Role

(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence Of Arabia) (L) and actor Robert Pattinson. Robert Pattinson will reportedly play T. E. Lawrence in a film biopic "Queen of the Desert" directed by Werner Herzog. ***LEFT IMAGE*** 1918: British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888 - 1935) known as Lawrence Of Arabia. He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I and was instrumental in the conquest of Palestine (1918). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 25: (Editors Note: Image has been converted to black and white) Actor Robert Pattinson poses at the "Cosmopolis" photocall during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 25, 2012 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

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