Pattinson to join Elephants movie?
Published 22/01/2010 | 13:29
Robert Pattinson is in talks to star with Reese Witherspoon in Water For Elephants.
The Twilight star and Sean Penn are both in negotiations to appear in the period drama about a young orphan who joins a circus freak show as a vet, according to Deadline Hollywood.
Francis Lawrence has adapted Sarah Gruen's novel, set during the American Depression, about orphan Jacob, who joins the Benzini Brothers' Most Spectacular Show On Earth.
In the story, Jacob falls in love with the star of the show Marlena, who is married to the crazy animal trainer, and develops a strong affection for Rosie the elephant.
Pattinson would play Jacob and Penn is rumoured to be considering the role of the animal trainer.