Twilight star leads David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis…

Robert Pattinson has been confirmed for the lead in David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis.

The Twilight/Harry Potter star will reportedly play “financial wunderkind” Eric Packer in the big screen adaptation of the classic Don De Lillo novel.

The film follows an assassination plot resulting from Packer’s financial gambling.

Marion Cotillard and Paul Giamatti are also rumoured for the film, though the actors have not been confirmed.