Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in Porchlight Films – Lava Bear Films’ thriller, THE ROVER which started production on Jan. 29 in South Australia
From Animal Kingdom writer/director David Michod who wrote the script based on a story he originated with Animal Kingdom star Joel Edgerton.
Co-starring Scoot McNairy who plays Pattinson’s brother.
Also starring Susan Prior, Gillian Jones, Anthony Hayes and David Field…
The film is set in the Australian desert, in a dangerous and damaged near future. Eric (Pearce) has left everything, everyone and every semblance of human kindness behind him when a gang of desperate criminals steals his last possession. Eric sets off on a ruthless mission to track them down, forced along the way to enlist the help of Rey (Pattinson), the naïve and injured junior member of the gang who was left behind in the chaos of the gang’s most recent robbery.