Rob has gone raw and gritty for his chilling role in the upcoming film, ‘The Rover.’ Find out what character traits his director feels Rob adds to his newest role!
Robert Pattinson‘s costars have been raving about his performance on set, and now his director is getting in on the action! In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, The Rover director David Michôd is calling Rob’s character “quite troubled and damaged.” What else does he have to say? Read on for all the latest!
‘The Rover’ Director Talks Robert Pattinson’s New Role
Rob is bringing his brooding demeanor to a grim, new flick, set in Australia in the near future. Director David Michôd is calling this movie as a whole “chillingly authentic and menacing,” according to an Entertainment Weekly interview. Rob’s authenticity in his role really helps round out the entire feel of the thriller. David explains that, with Rob’s character, we are seeing “a quite troubled and damaged, but beautiful and naïve, soul.”
Guy Pearce Was Excited To Work With Robert Pattinson
Rob’s The Rover costar, Guy Pearce, also thinks that Rob’s natural personality makes him a perfect match for this thrilling role. “He just seems like a bright and sensitive kid, so I just think he’s really right for the role,” Guy told HollywoodLife.com exclusively in January. Opposite to Rob’s quietly powerful role, “you’ve got a really dark, dangerous, murderous person in Guy’s character,” David explains. The guys’ energies clearly play well off each other.
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