Claire Denis’ highly anticipated Robert Pattinson starring Sci-Fi High Life, is set to make its world premiere at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival). The movie is Denis’ first English language film and takes place aboard a spacecraft piloted by death row prisoners on a decades-long suicide mission to enter and harness the power of a black hole. Read more
In August of this year, L’express reported that Robert Pattinson was attached to star in Claire Denis’ upcoming English-language sci-fi film, written with British writer Zadie Smith. However, at that time little was known about the plot and additional cast members. We did know that the script was written by White Teeth author Zadie Smith and her husband Nick Laird; and that the film was set to “take place beyond the solar system in a future time that nevertheless feels like the present.” We also knew that Rob was attached to play the lead role, a futuristic astronaut.