Robert Pattinson’s 2013 is shaping up to be quite the busy year. Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will still be in theatres when Rob launches into a busy new year with the Rover and Mission: Blacklist, and now a brand new role in Hold On To Me. Rob will play a supporting role in the film, as the the love of a femme fatale’s (Carey Mulligan) life. Read more below from Deadline New York:
Robert Pattinson is signing on to star with Carey Mulligan in Hold On To Me. The film will be directed by James Marsh, who won an Oscar for the docu Man On Wire and followed with Project Nim.
Pic is based on a true story about a femme fatale who with her boyfriend kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. They bury him in a box and things go horribly awry. Pattinson plays the flashy supporting role of the woman’s life love, Jimmy, who isn’t involved in the crime. The project was scripted by Brad Ingelsby.
Alexandra Milchan is producing with Indian Paintbrush‘s Steven Rales, Mark Roybal and Michael Pruss. Also producing is Todd Field, who originally developed the film to direct but stepped off to helm Creed Of Violence for Cross Creek.