Pic from 'Animal Kingdom' helmer David Michod
David Linde will produce along with Liz Watts through Linde’s Lava Bear banner and Watts’ Porchlight Films. Lava Bear prexy Tory Metzger will oversee the production. Pearce has stayed busy with strong supporting roles in films like “Prometheus” and “Lawless,” and is also in negotiations to join the cast of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” as Variety first reported April 20. As for Pattinson, the role marks another project the “Twilight” thesp pursued because of the creative powers behind it as opposed to commercial appeal. He can be seen next in David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” which will preem in Cannes and also attached himself to star in “Mission: Blacklist.” Pattinson is repped by WME, Curtis Brown and 3 Arts. Pearce is repped by CAA, Independent Talent Group and Shanahan Management.