Robert Pattinson Returns In The Rover: Take A First Look At His Latest Role

We missed him at the Golden Globes, but boy, is this a treat. Take a behind-the-scenes first look at Robert Pattinson in The Rover...

Robert Pattinson might have decided to give this year’s Golden Globes ceremony a miss, but R-Patz fans will be pleased to hear that he’s made an appearance on our Instagram feeds, instead.

The A-list actor, who’s remained quiet since landing his Dior Homme deal last year and signing up to new movie Mission: Blacklist, has popped up on Instagram in a behind-the-scenes video from The Rover, offering us the very first glimpse of his role in the upcoming movie.

Rob’s latest gritty character is the first of many exciting roles we’ll see him in in the next year or two, which will finally help him bid farewell to his Twilight years.

In two short clips posted to the social media site last night, The Rover director narrates some behind-the-scenes footage which shows Rob getting to grips with the role… firstly in a shooting scene, and then without his top on.

Oh yes.

The film, which is due out this summer, is an Australian crime drama which sees Rob perform some pretty gripping scenes in the desert alongside Guy Pearce‘s character. And director David Michod couldn’t be happier that he managed to get Robert Pattinson on board.

In the short clips, he says: ‘I knew that I wanted to see him. And we looked at quite a few people and a number of, you know, quite big names, and sure enough Rob came in and just straight away was my favourite.’

And the chemistry between Rob and Guy sounds epic, too. David adds: ‘I wanted the character to be a guy who remembered a time when things were different. When I then started thinking about that I really then started thinking about Guy.’

The film is due for release this summer. In the mean time, check out the video… oh, it’s so good to have you back, Rob. 

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