Press release from 20th Century Fox
Twentieth Century Fox Film Distributors is excited to announce that Hollywood heartthrob, Robert Pattinson, will be in Australia for the first time for his new epic romantic drama, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, released in cinemas on May 12th.
On Friday 6th May, Pattinson will be joined by his Oscar winning co-star Christoph Waltz & director Francis Lawrence for a glamorous, star-studded premiere at The State Theatre, Sydney – part of the AHL Group, owners of EVENT Cinemas.
Based on the international best-selling novel, Water for Elephants is an epic romantic drama of forbidden love, set against the enigmatic and alluring world of a travelling circus. Jacob played by Robert Pattinson, a handsome but penniless student, meets and falls in love with the show’s beautiful & glamorous star performer Marlena, played by Academy Award Winning actress, Reese Witherspoon. They come together through their compassion for a special elephant, Rosie. Against all odds – including the wrath of Marlena’s charismatic but dangerous husband August, the domineering circus -owner played by Academy Award Winning actor, Christoph Waltz, Water For Elephants is a unforgettable story of love, hope, redemption, second chances and finding happiness.
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS IS RELEASED IN CINEMAS ON MAY 12TH 2011.