Robert Pattinson Stars in Cosmopolis – A Misfire, Says PEOPLE's Critic

I hate to kick a guy when he’s down, but Robert Pattinson is in dire need of career counseling. Frankly, the man hasn’t been in a good movie since Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and that includes this impenetrable forest of idiocy.

But he’s not really the problem with Cosmopolis, a misfire from director David Cronenberg based on a novel by Don DeLillo.

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Before director David Cronenberg’s new movie about a young, rich financier, Cosmopolis, was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, its star, Robert Pattinson, did a little revelation of his own – though, apparently, not as much as his director had requested.

Robert Pattinson on Set with His New Leading Lady

Who’s that woman with Robert Pattinson?

The actor began filming Cosmopolis opposite Sarah Gadon in Toronto on Wednesday.

Pattinson, who plays a 28-year-old multi-millionaire in the thriller, looks dapper as he shares a limo ride with Canadian actress Gadon.

The photo was snapped by photographed Caitlin Cronenberg, whose father David Cronenberg is directing the movie.