7 November 2012 1:35 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With his fascination with the gruesome side of humanity and a particular interest in body horror, David Cronenberg is a visionary director who has a transformative power over an actor's persona. Just earlier this year he reframed Robert Pattinson in the minds of many critics with his jarring adaptation of Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis, wherein the Twilight dreamboat plays a vile billionaire who fixates on his prostate health, rigorously cheats on his svelte wife and hurdles himself into his own destruction. Now it seems Rachel Weisz, who has suffered a string of box office flops of late, is opening herself up to the same opportunity. According to Allocine, Cronenberg's next effort will be called Maps to the Stars (translated from the site's French), and will reunite Cronenberg with Pattinson and Viggo Mortensen, who will co-star with Weisz. This will mark Pattinson's second film collaboration with the director, Mortenson's fourth.after »

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