Robert Pattinson will be the leadding actor in Cosmopolis

ROBERT PATTINSON has confirmed his presence as the leading role of David Cronenberg’s latest project, COSMOPOLIS

The Twilight Saga Star is one of the most promising young actors in Hollywood and will play the role of Erick Packer, a 28-year-old billionaire who drives through Manhattan in a limousine, facing all kinds of obstacles, while is fortune is at stake.

The idea of the adaption of Don DeLillo’s book came from the Portuguese producer Paulo Branco. COSMOPOLIS is a co-production between Alfama Films (Paulo Branco) and Prospero Films (Martin Katz).

To be part of the cast are still to confirm the French Oscar winner Marion Cotillard and the Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti.

The shooting will start on May 23rd, at Toronto. The film has a budget of 15 million dollars.