Saturday, July 17, 2010

Robert Pattinson On Nude ‘Bel Ami’ Scenes: ‘There’s A Lot Of My Crack In It’

Blogger Jen Note: Hmm, I watched this and all I could do was sing Khia “my neck, my back, my —– and my CRACK!” See if you have the same reaction!

From MTV’s Hollywood Crush:

Three words: Robert Pattinson naked. No, Team Edward, we didn’t invade your dreams again (dirty!), that’s just the “Eclipse” star talking to MTV News this weekend about the period drama he filmed earlier this year with Uma Thurman and Kristin Scott Thomas, “Bel Ami.”

Click here to watch the video!

The movie, which is based on an 1885 novel by French author Guy de Maupassant, will feature plenty of nudity from Rob as he plays what MTV News’ Josh Wigler describes as “a morally ambiguous journalist who gradually rises from rags to riches among the Paris elite thanks to his various connections to powerful and wealthy mistresses.”

You know what that means — lots of naked time between the sheets. “I think there’s a lot of my crack in it,” he told MTV News, though said he said he hasn’t seen a final cut of the movie yet. “I think there’s quite a bit of nudity.”

While we all pause to imagine what could be (Do we really want to see Rob naked? Yes. The answer is probably yes), let’s let Rob tell us a little more about the film. “It was such a strange story,” he said. “I think it will turn out to be very interesting, but I have no idea about any of it yet.”

What are your thoughts on a clothing-less Robert Pattinson? Will you see “Bel Ami?”


NEW Robert Pattinson talks Bel Ami in Premiere Magazine

P: Regard­ing Bel Ami, you know that French peo­ple will be wait­ing with this movie with a knife between their teeth…

RP: I’m aware of that, believe me. I would never have the courage to do promo for this movie in Paris I’m so stressed. I met Mar­ion Cotil­lard dur­ing a party before film­ing began and I asked her to read the script care­fully because there was a per­fect role for her. She asked me: “Why make Bel Ami in Eng­lish? It’s weird isn’t it?” At that moment I under­stood how the film will be received in your coun­try. I hope it will suc­ceed and that you will be open minded about it. What impresses me is that the book is not well known else­where. I only dis­cov­ered it after read­ing receiv­ing the script and it imme­di­ately became one of my favourite books.


Kristin Scott Thomas interview – mentions Rob, corsets, and Bel Ami

Kristin Scott Thomas was recently featured in the UK magazine “Easy Living”. She discussed Rob and Bel Ami. And corsets of course. The poor Bel Ami actresses. Couldn’t the wardrobe people have made them a wee bit more comfortable?

Here’s a snippet from the interview:

What would tempt you?
I think I want to do something contemporary. I’m a bit fed up with corsets, to tell you the truth. I’m filming in a corset at the moment [in Bel Ami]. It’s a really great part: Declan Donnellan, the director, saw that I could perhaps do something else but be haughty and distant, which people always try to fit me into.

And now you’re working on an adaptation of Maupassant’s Bel Ami with a great cast: Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and boy of the moment Robert Pattinson.
He’s very sweet. We have all these squealing girls outside the set. So, for him, you stop work, then you step outside to not be an actor any more, but you’ve got to run this gauntlet of fans, when you’re desperate to get home. I would hate that. Once they say “cut”, I’m off. I’m going to the cinema after this [the interview], and I won’t get stopped, I won’t be bothered. It’ll be absolutely fine

Is that something you contrived?
I never look the same as I do on screen, because film is flattering and perhaps real life isn’t? (She laughs.) People are like,’Oh my God, it’s not, is it?’ It is you know…


Video: Robert Pattinson says “My Character is a Man Whore”



Bel Ami Deliver Date Listed as December 2010

Protagonist Pictures, the company responsible for sales of distribution rights, has listed on their website that Bel Ami is in post-production and has a deliver date of December 2010. We speculate that this deliver date was chosen so that Bel Ami could be nominated for awards in 2010.

Bel Ami is an art house film, we don’t expect that it will get the same pomp and circumstance as the Robert Pattinson-starring Twilight films do. As well it shouldn’t, it’s a classic type of film that deserves a different level of respect. Don’t be looking for Georges Duroy gear being sold at Hot Topic.

There’s been some rumors lately about why Bel Ami does not have a North American distributor, even a petition going around urging fans of Robert Pattinson to sign and help get the film released in the USA. We really think everyone should rest assured that Bel Ami will get a North American distributor, it may just be a matter of kicking the tires before you buy the car. We can’t imagine a Robert Pattinson movie not showing in the USA! But we will be proactive and send some questions off to the film’s marketing team and ask for an official comment.

The questions we will seek answers to are:

1. Where and when will the film open?

2. Will the film be included in the Toronto Film Festival and Sundance?

3. What is the status of a North American distributor?

4. Will the film be a wide-release or limited release?

What questions (serious) do YOU want us to ask?


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Wyck Godfrey on how he wants Breaking Dawn to be handled


Twilight Saga producer Wyck Godfrey has revealed how the filmmakers are considering handling Breaking Dawn‘s graphic birth scene, and why 3-D is still an option for the final installment of the franchise. In an interview with FEARnet, Godfrey confirms what Summit said emphatically to EW last month — the movies, to be directed by Bill Condon, will be rated PG-13 so the younger fans of the books can actually see them. Playing along with the idea that he could’ve gone the Cronenberg route, Godfrey joked, “Yeah! Dead Ringers. We should go full on! My wife’s an OB-GYN so we should bring her on set to make sure that if Edward is going to do an oral Cesarean, he really needs to make the proper incision with his teeth.” Then, he shared the anti-gore rational that, I have to admit, makes perfect sense:
“I think the one thing that we’ve done that we’ve really done in all the films is keep them very subjective and keep them from Bella’s point of view. So the conversations we’ve had with Bill, is that we’ll try to do something similar here; you’re with Bella’s perspective and her point of view of what’s taking place in the rush around her, as she’s in intense pain. Not so focused, objectively, on her body and his body and that. So I think it’ll be something like that, in terms of trying to make the audience experience and feel the confusion, almost, of what’s happening to her.”

Having us look out from Bella’s eyes could be effective. I know the image of my sister’s horrified face as she told me, “You don’t want to see it” when I got a nasty cut above my eye when I was young and thought it would be fun to tap dance on a coffee table, is still with me. That plan will rely on Condon getting great performances out of his actors (and that ability is one of the reasons Godfrey says the Dreamgirls director was hired, because Kristen Stewart will be exploring adult themes — marriage and motherhood — that are new to her).

When rumors first broke in February that producers were considering going 3-D for Breaking Dawn, 67 percent of readers responding to a PopWatch poll didn’t like the idea. But Godfrey makes a reasonable case for that as well:

“We have considered it, and everything’s being discussed, but I know that part of a way to differentiate the two movies would be to have one be in 2-D, and when she becomes a vampire we move into 3-D. But we haven’t really gotten far enough to decide what we’re going to do. I’m of two minds of it, frankly, and I think everyone is; I don’t want to chase the format if it’s not organic and appropriate. If we think it is, we will.”

Are you happy with the direction producers are headed?


Robert Pattinson fires back at Courtney Love over Cobain role



After (false) rumors circulated that Robert Pattinson would take on the role of Kurt Cobain in a bio-pic, Courtney Love sounded off saying that the Twilight star would be a bad choice to play her late husband.

"Isn't that so stupid, who would cast him? “ she said. “That's just wrong, no offense [to Pattinson]. I watched the Twilight stuff very, very recently and I get it, it resonates with the teenaged girl in me, I understand epic love of that nature; I write about it all the time. But isn't that silly?"

Pattinson, who seemed offended by Love's comments, fired back in a Daily Mirror interview, saying: "You see all these comments, like from Courtney Love, saying, 'What the f***! He's totally wrong for it', and I'm like, 'I f***ing said no, you d**k!' For one thing, I'm too tall, and I can't sing like him, I'm nothing like him. It's ridiculous."