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Robert Pattinson replacing Colin Farrell in 'Cosmopolis'

January 5, 2011 |  5:01 pm

Rpattz-new-movie-cosmopolis Robert Pattinson has a shiny new project to follow "Breaking Dawn": The young actor will replace Colin Farrell in David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis," a futuristic action flick set in the banking world.

The leading role will see Pattinson -- recently tapped to be a presenter at the Golden Globe Awards -- playing a risk-taking trader who loses a major gamble on foreign currency. The flub makes him an assassination target and leads to an inevitable chase across New York, the Wrap reports.

Marion Cotillard will play Pattinson's wife, with actor Paul Giamatti nabbing a supporting role. 

Pattinson is currently shooting the final chapters in "The Twilight Saga," which he'll break from next week to present at the Golden Globes. 

Tell us -- are you pumped to see Pattinson get his action on?

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-- Matt Donnelly
Twitter.com/MattDonnelly 

Photo: Robert Pattinson attends the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

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