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Robert Pattinson THE ROVER Gets Funding

Robert Pattinson 2012Robert Pattinson The Rover gets Screen Australia funding. The government-funded film organization Screen Australia has announced nearly $20 million investment in 12 film and television projects that "will trigger [approx. US$103m] in production." One of the four feature films approved is David Michôd's The Rover, described as "a futuristic Western." Robert Pattinson, best known as the vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight movies, is attached to play one of the leads, alongside Australian native Guy Pearce (Prometheus / Mildred Pierce). David Michôd, for his part, is best known for the crime drama Animal Kingdom.

The other three announced features getting Screen Australia funding are the contemporary drama Felony, whose key talent include producer Rosemary Blight (The Sapphires), producer / writer / actor Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby), and director Matthew Saville (Noise); Anna Broinowski's documentary / drama mix Aim High in Creation, "celebrating 'the cinematic genius'" of North Korea's late leader Kim Jong-Il; and Craig Monahan's prison drama Healing, featuring Don Hany and Hugo Weaving (Captain America: The First Avenger).

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Besides The Rover, there have recently been a couple other movie projects announced for Robert Pattinson. Those are David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, set among the Hollywood crowd, and Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire's Mission: Blacklist. Additionally, Pattinson has three 2012 releases:

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