Quote: "If Rob were a violin, he'd be a Stradivarius." Moviemaker David Cronenberg has high praise for his Cosmopolis star Robert Pattinson.
Fact: Actor Robert Pattinson and director David Cronenberg helped to kick start the financial day at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning (14Aug12) as they rang the opening bell to promote their new movie Cosmopolis. The event followed the film's Big Apple premiere on Monday (14Aug12) and marked the Twilight star's latest public appearance since news of his girlfriend Kristen Stewart's cheating controversy hit headlines last month (Jul12).
Quote: "I’m filming another movie with Cronenberg but I don’t know when he wants to start filming. It’s going to be his first one in France and he promises it’s going to be very strange." Robert Pattinson is pairing up with director David Cronenberg again after making new movie Cosmopolis.
Quote: "It's the story of a young billionaire played by Rob Pattinson who travels across Manhattan to get a haircut. That's the plot. Robert's a very underestimated actor. I think he'll blow some people away." Moviemaker David Cronenberg has high hopes for Robert Pattinson's new movie Cosmopolis.
Quote: "He and Jane (Fonda) had apparently screened the film and were appalled, but they wouldn't tell me at (film company) New Line." Director David Cronenberg reveals media mogul Ted Turner and his former wife hated his disturbing film Crash. Turner, New Line's owner, considered pulling its release.
Quote: "I thought it was very unprofessional and disrespectful. I don't have respect for Paul Haggis' Crash because it pretends to be tough and ends up being totally sentimental." David Cronenberg on the Brit who took the title of his 1994 sex film for his movie in 2004.
Quote: "I'm playing one of those masters-of-the-universe types, and I have to have about six per cent fat, which means I need to lose about 70 per cent." Robert Pattinson admits he has his work cut out to get into shape for new David Cronenberg film Cosmopolis.
Fact: EASTERN PROMISES stars Viggo Mortensen and Vincent Cassel and director David Cronenberg have reunited for new film A Dangerous Method, which revolves around the relationship between psychologists Freud and Jung.
Fact: Director David Cronenberg's cult classic VIDEODROME is getting a modern remake. The 1983 sci-fi thriller will be brought into the 21st century by Ehren Kruger, who will write and produce the new movie.