Thursday, September 26, 2013

Rob Still On 'Queen Of The Desert'?

ETA: Moving the post to the top - new update thanks to Bernie Leinfelder that works with Werner Herzog.

According to her, Rob is still attached to the movie



Rob's still with us as far as I know. #QOTD


Original post from September 7th

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, 'Queen of the Desert' producer Cassian Elwes talked about the current status of the movie. THR mentioned in one of questions of the Q&A that Naomi Watts and Rob were no longer attached to the project and Elwes commented about the casting issues. Here's that part of the Q&A:

With Naomi Watts and Robert Pattinson dropping out of Werner Herzog’s Gertrude Bell biopic Queen of the Desert, is the project dead?
It’s been in casting hell, but we feel like we are coming out of it now. I think we’re close to making an announcement.

ETA: An update directly from Cassian Elwes via his twitter account


ETA2: According to Deadline, Nicole Kidman is in talks to replace Naomi Watts, but Rob still stars in the movie.

In the past few months there have been many reports about the film. In August, director Werner Herzog talked about coordinating the actors' schedules being difficult (posted here), but didn't mention Rob and Naomi leaving the project.

We'll wait for that "announcement" to know more and keep you updated.

8 comments:

ameliejoline said...

Oh nooooo. That is sad. thanks for the info

debbie nerissa threet said...

Boo :(

twilightnan said...

OH NO!!!,I was looking forward to seeing Rob dressed in Arabian flowing robe like Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia!:(...we just have to wait and see if it is really definite....Thanks for the info!..hi to all the RPLifers!!..I'm pretty sure Iluvthemovies will be very disappointed with this update!

vana said...

Hope Rob is still attached though he needs to do what he needs to do. I'm reading it differently, doesn't it say that Rob is co starring with Nicole? We'll just have to wait and see. I'm hoping big time that Rob is still attached.

Iluvthemovies said...

Hi twilightnan, you are correct, I hope it is not true and that he is still in, it would be interesting how he plays T.E. Lawrence. Another challenge to be met. Crossing my fingers this is not true.

Iluvthemovies said...

It looks like Rob is still attached so I am keeping my fingers crossed and any other body part, in hopes that he remains with the cast.

nimet said...

It says "......but Rob still stars in the movie" . So far he is still go.

Hello everyone. Missed you all. I am still waiting to see the Dior commercial. SUCKS :(((

nimet said...

It says "......but Rob still stars in the movie" . So far he is still go.

Hello everyone. Missed you all. I am still waiting to see the Dior commercial. SUCKS :(((