Rob Patz Cruises New York in New U.S. Trailer for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis

Robert Pattinson in Cosmopolis (2012) Movie Image

We’ve seen a pair of French trailers for David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis”, starring Rob Pattinson as a dude in a tricked out limo trying to keep from losing his shirt. I think that’s the plot. It’s either that, or it’s David Cronenberg riding around in a tricked out limo. Personally, I think that might have made for a pretty good movie, too, but maybe that’s just me. Then maybe a vampire could show up and try to eat him or sumthin’…

Unfolding in a single cataclysmic day, the story follows Eric Packer (Robert Pattinson)–a 28-year old financial whiz kid and billionaire asset manager–as he heads out in his tricked-out stretch limo to get a haircut from his father’s old barber, while remotely wagering his company’s massive fortune on a bet against the Chinese Yuan. Packer’s luxe trip across the city quickly becomes dizzyingly hellish as he encounters explosive city riots, aparade of provocative visitors, and is thrust into a myriad of intimate encounters. Having started the day with everything, believing he is the future, Packer’s perfectly ordered, doubt-free world is about to implode.

Also starring Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durand, K’Naan, and Emily Hampshire.

Rob keeps on truckin’ August 17, 2012.

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