Maps To The Stars & Robert Pattinson. Ten Things You Should Know:
1.- Maps to the Stars is a 2014 satirical drama film directed by David Cronenberg.
2.- The screenplay was written by Bruce Wagner, who had written a novel entitled Dead Stars based on the Maps to the Stars script.
3.- The Film stars Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, and Evan Bird.
4.- Production companies: Prospero Pictures and SBS Productions.
5.- This is the second consecutive collaboration between Cronenberg and Robert Pattinson (after Cosmopolis).
“I don’t know if I could ever really be cast in a heartthrob role apart from ‘Twilight,’ which I didn’t really know was a heartthrob role. I really don’t feel I am one.” Robert Pattinson.
6.- It’s the third collaboration between Cronenberg and Prospero Pictures, after A Dangerous Method and Cosmopolis.
7.- Maps To The Stars is the first Cronenberg film shot in the United States.
8.- The film premiered in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where Julianne Moore won the festival Best Actress Award.
9.- Following its premiere at Cannes, the film had a theatrical release in France on May 21, 2014.
10.- Robert Pattinson plays the role as Jerome Fontana. Jerome Fontana is a limousine driver and struggling actor who wants to be a successful screenwriter. Jerome is inspired by Bruce Wagner because he lived similar experiences.
Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!
“For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It’s impossible to do.” David Cronenberg.