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Cosmopolis still with Robert Pattinson & Sarah Gadon added to the official ‘Cosmopolis’ site   1 comment

Cosmopolis official site also mentions in their news column about the second week of filming.

30th May – starting the 2nd week of Shooting!
Shooting until July 18th
COSMOPOLIS’ principal photography started May 23rd, in Toronto, Canada. Based on Don DeLillo’s praised novel, this highly awaited film to be directed by David Cronenberg gathered some of the most exciting stars of today’s industry, including names as ROBERT PATTINSON, JULIETTE BINOCHE, PAUL GIAMATTI, SAMANTHA MORTON and KEVIN DURAND, three-Oscar winning composer HOWARD SHORE and Cinematographer PETER SUSCHITZKY.
A ravishing cast and crew adds incredible value to the most recent project of the director, who already brought us masterpieces as “Crash” and “A History of Violence”. The filming ends on the 21st July 2011.

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Official Cosmopolis Website Gets A New Layout   Leave a comment

The official Cosmopolis website has a new layout

You can visit the Cosmopolis Facebook page here

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Posted February 26, 2011 by fastieslowie in Cosmopolis, Robert Pattinson

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Death and Taxes Magazine About Robert Pattinson’s New Role As Eric Parker in Cosmopolis   2 comments

Here’s a great article about why Cronenberg chose Robert Pattinson for his new movie and a great analysis on Pattinson’s character Eric Parker:

From Death and Taxes:

David Cronenberg has tapped the “Twilight” star to play Eric Packer in the adaptation of Don DeLillo’s 2003 novel.

Don DeLillo’s “Cosmopolis” is a vintage, icy satire. It might share the NYC setting and financial playground staked out by Oliver Stone in “Wall Street,” but whereas Charlie Sheen stands at his balcony and asks, “Who am I,” Eric Packer looks at his skyscraper penthouse from the street below and remembers, “I want a haircut.”

And so begins Packer’s Ulyssian odyssey through Manhattan as a 28 year old billionaire hedge fund manager, who’s made his money in tech stocks, and has an almost abstract-nihilistic approach to life and business.

Packer is, for all intents and purposes, an example of the Cartesian cogito ergo sum made flesh. The reader of “Cosmopolis” gets the impression that Packer might have sincerely tried to infuse meaning into existence, and simply discarded the notion when intellectual or financial excellence revealed no greater truths.

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