R-Patz and Uma cast in steamy film
Robert Pattinson is to star opposite Uma Thurman in steamy new movie Bel Ami.
The Twilight star will play journalist and lothario Georges Duroy - who achieves success by manipulating some of Paris' most influential women - in the film adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's book of the same name, according to Production Weekly.
Hollywood star Uma has been cast as his wife.
Christina Ricci is also to star in the movie as Clotilde de Marelle, the wife of a railway official who is often away on business, who strikes up an affair with R-Patz's character.
Kristin Scott Thomas, 49, will play a Parisian socialite who takes a shine to him.
The film is to be co-directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod and is due to begin shooting in February, on location in Budapest and London.