Monday, March 28, 2011

Cosmopolis: Rob's Leading Lady Revealed!

After much speculation, The Playlist  is reporting that the role of of Elise (Eric Packer's wife) in Cosmopolis will be played by Sarah Gadon:

Known in Canada for the television series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?,” Gadon currently stars on the CBC drama, “The Border.” More importantly she has already worked with Cronenberg landing a smaller role in the filmmaker’s already-shot “A Dangerous Method” where she plays Emma Jung, Carl Jung’s wife. That picture stars Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley and Vincent Cassel.

Gadon will be playing the role of Pattinson’s estranged wife Elise Shifrin.

Read the rest at their site.

The Hollywood Reporter adds a few more key details, including where they will film in Toronto and who will handle film distribution in Italy and Canada:

Cosmopolis is set to shoot in west Toronto at Cinespace’s Kipling studio facility.

Entertainment One will release Cosmopolis in Canada, while RAI Cinema SpA will distribute in Italy.

Rob confirmed that Samantha Morton was attached to Cosmopolis, and today we learned that she'll play Vija Kinski according to the official Cosmopolis site. Production is scheduled to begin at the end of May.

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