Robert Pattinson in Cosmopolis

Watch: Intense ‘Cosmopolis’ Teaser Starring Robert Pattinson [NSFW]

Robert Pattinson in Cosmopolis

Robert Pattinson in ‘Cosmopolis’

This is no Twilight, kids. The upcoming David Cronenberg drama film starring Robert Pattinson introduces us to a performance by Pattinson that many never saw coming—myself included! The 30-second teaser alone makes this film a must-see for 2012.

Based off the surrealist thriller novel of the same name by Don De Lillo, Cosmopolis follows Pattinson‘s character Eric Packer, a wealthy billionaire who’s bored with the world, as he travels deeper and deeper into Manhattan’s underworld over the course of 24 hours.

The 28-year-old golden boy eventually starts to piece together clues that lead him to a most terrifying secret: his imminent assassination.

Also starring Juliette BinochePaul GiamattiSamantha Morton and Mathieu Amalric—Cosmopolis is dark, weird and filled with sex, violence, and dinosaurs — already can’t wait to see it! Not sure when that will be though, as it may be a while before it reaches the states.

There are rumors that the film will make a highly-anticipated debut at Cannes Film Festival, as it will hit theaters in France on May 23rd and Portugal on May 31st. Enjoy the trailer below.

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