Rob’s new film starring Guy Pearce, The Rover, will premiere at Cannes next month. So, there’s been a trailer, stills and Cannes film posters that got released today. The press release is below:
THE ROVER TO DEBUT AT THE 2014 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
The Rover has been invited to Premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It will be presented in the Official Selection: Out of Competition.
Writer and Director David Michôd will now join a long line of filmmakers who first screened at the Cannes Film Festival in this category.
Michôd (best known for writing and directing the critically acclaimed Animal Kingdom) will be in attendance at the films international debut. He will be joined by leading man Guy Pearce (Animal Kingdom, Prometheus and Lawless) and co-star Robert Pattinson (Water for Elephants, Cosmopolis and Bel Ami).
It has also recently been announced Michôd will write and direct the forthcoming production The Operators to star and be produced by Brad Pitt.
Roadshow Films Managing Director, Joel Pearlman said “David Michôd has created an extraordinary film. We congratulate him, the Producers, Cast and Crew on this incredible achievement. Cannes remains the leading light among film festivals and this is a well deserved honour for The Rover.”
As if that wasn’t exciting enough, Rob’s other film starring John Cusack, Julianne Moore and Mia Wasikowska, Maps to the Stars, directed by Cosmopolis filmmaker David Cronenberg, WILL be in Cannes competition next month.
No word yet on when The Rover and Maps to the Stars Cannes press conference, photo call, and premieres will be. Cannes will release the festival schedule a week prior to the events - which would be on May 7th.