Robert Pattinson has been asking his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart for career advice.
The actor is still in regular contact with Kristen, despite splitting from his Twilight co-star earlier this year because he was unable to get over her fling with married director Rupert Sanders. Rob, 27, even asked the Snow White and the Huntsman star whether he should take on the role of Christian Grey in the upcoming adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.
After being approached by the production company, he asked for advice from the 23-year-old starlet and she told him she thought it would be a "disaster." A source told Yahoo! omg!, "Kristen told him Fifty Shades would be a disaster for him. He's haunted by Twilight and being too identified with that role, taking Fifty Shades... would mean a worse label for the rest of his career. Kristen told him that, creatively, he shouldn't do it, but if it's about fame and money, he should. She told him he had to make the choice between the two, but warned that it would stick with him."
Robert Pattinson will star as a magazine photographer in Life
The Twilight Saga actor will appear as Dennis Stock in the new movie - based on a true story - which looks at the cameraman's friendship with actor James Dean. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert will star opposite Dane DeHaan as the Life magazine photographer, and work on the film is expected to start in 2014.
The real-life pair met shortly before James rose to fame with movies like East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause, and Dennis took several iconic photographs of the legendary actor shortly before he became a star.
He has also been rumored to be set for Queen of the Desert, which will tell the story of Gertrude Bell and T.E. Lawrence. However, would-be co-star Naomi Watts has admitted she isn't sure when the Werner Herzog will start filming: "We'll wait and see. He's a director I'm completely in awe of. He's a wonderful filmmaker and documentarian. It's a fantastic character, great story. I'm not sure when it's going to take place yet; there's been so much travel, as well, and I've got little kids, so we'll see if it happens later this year or next year."
Robert Pattinson was E.L. James' choice for Fifty Shades of Grey, according to Bret Easton Ellis.
He has claimed the author behind the erotic novel wanted the former Twilight Saga star to play the lead in the upcoming movie adaptation. "Talked to E.L. James at a party over the summer: her first choice for Christian was Rob Pattinson and Matt Bomer was never in the running," he wrote on Twitter.
The screenwriter - who penned the script for The Canyons - also said he drunkenly suggested porn star James Deen for the lead role after he impressed in the noir thriller. "When E.L. James asked me who I thought should be Christian I said, 'James Deen, of course,' and then she shoved me. We were both very wasted," he added.
Earlier today, it was confirmed that Charlie Hunnam has been cast in the role. E.L. James announced in a series of tweets: "Good moaning all. Hold on to your hats ... I am delighted to let you know that the lovely Dakota Johnson has agreed to be our Anastasia in the film adaptation of Fifty ... So... Christian... The gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam will be Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. (sic)"
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 won in seven categories at the 33rd Golden Raspberry Awards in California last night. The vampire series - whose stars Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Mackenzie Foy won solo prizes - dominated at the annual ceremony, which celebrates the worst movies in Hollywood.
As well as being named Worst Picture and Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel, the entire cast picked up a gong for Worst Screen Ensemble. Individually, Kristen Stewart was awarded with Worst Actress (also for her role in Snow White and the Huntsman) while Bill Condon picked up the Worst Director prize.
Meanwhile, Taylor Lautner was recognized individually with Worst Supporting Actor and collectively with Mackenzie Foy as they were named Worst Screen Couple.
Elsewhere, after he swept the boards with every award at last year's ceremony, Adam Sandler won Worst Actor for his role in That's My Boy, which beat The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 for Worst Screenplay.
Kristen Stewart is "creeped" out by fans of the book Fifty Shades of Grey.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 star - whose boyfriend and co-star Robert Pattinson is being hotly tipped to secure the lead role of Christian Grey in the big screen adaptation - admitted that although she has only read a few pages of the erotic novel she finds it disturbing.
"I've skimmed parts of it. When I read the first few pages describing her messy hair, I was like, 'This is so strange.' But it's just so raunchy! I mean, obviously, everyone knows that. But when I see people reading it on planes and stuff, I'm genuinely creeped out. Like, you're basically just reading porn right now! Get that blanket off your lap!"
The actress's boyfriend of four years Robert Pattinson was considered a favorite to play the starring role in the film version of bestseller because the role is based on his character Edward in the Twilight Saga franchise. But according to new reports the British star may be too busy working on other projects to take on the role.
Kristen Stewart is "dying to" make another movie with Robert Pattinson.
The Snow White and the Huntsman actress is desperate to work with her boyfriend - whom she has been dating since they began working on the Twilight Saga film series - again and is looking for a "ridiculously ambitious" project to star with him in.
Asked if she would be interested in appearing in the forthcoming big screen adaptation of E. L. James' best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey, she told Celebuzz, "I haven't read the book yet, so I don't know. But I'm dying to make another movie with Rob. I think we're a good team, and whatever it is needs to be so ridiculously ambitious ... but I'd love to work with him again."
Kristen recently revealed Robert was a big fan of her work in Snow White and the Huntsman: "He likes it. He really likes it. It's cool. It's good. I'm really proud of it."
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