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Report: Robert Pattinson Close to Star Opposite Scarlett Johansson in 'Hate Mail'

May 21, 2012 (4:47 am) GMT
The rumor, which is fueled during the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, suggests that the 'Twilight Saga' actor would star in a movie which also has Phillip Seymour Hall lining up in the cast ensemble.
Report: Robert Pattinson Close to Star Opposite Scarlett Johansson in 'Hate Mail'

is reportedly close to add a new movie project to his list. Rumor has it, the " Saga" actor has been courted to star in "", which is said to have lining up in its cast ensemble.

The casting rumor first sparked at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, when producer Michael Benaroya promoted his latest project. Benaroya himself is expected to finance "Hate Mail" which is projected to be made with the budget of $11 million.

Further details of "Hate Mail" are still scarce. Nonetheless, Variety reported the rumored project back in 2012, stating that it "will feature interweaving stories about several Manhattanites who encounter various iterations of hate mail and grapple with the subsequent fallout of their relationships." It is unclear what character Pattinson and Johansson would play. It was said that Phillip Seymour Hall was also included in the cast ensemble.

Pattinson has recently secured several gritty movie projects post-"Twilight Saga". After starring in David Cronenberg's "", he is set to star in a Saddam Hussein-themed thriller called "" as well as a car theft thriller called "Rover".

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