Is Robert Pattinson Oscar-Worthy In 'Water For Elephants'?
Buzz onset: Pattinson's career taking massive turn.
We've been keeping you up-to-date on the sexy pics of Robert Pattinson on the set of Water for Elephants, the film based on the bestselling novel by Sara Gruen. We also told you all about Robert Pattinson's role...and Elephants insiders are saying that Rob could very well see an Oscar nod for this performance.
HollywoodLife reports that Christoph Waltz, Oscar-winner for his supporting role in Inglourious Basterds and Pattinson's nemesis in Water for Elephants, is hinting that Rob's work in the film is outstanding. A reporter recently asked Waltz where he keeps his Oscar, and the actor responded, "It's in my house, but the way things are looking, I might have to hand it off to Rob next year!"
Another Water for Elephants insider, who refused to be named, said that Robert Pattinson is definitely turning heads and making a name for himself beyond Twilight in this role. The source said this: "This movie is going to be amazing, and you're going to see Rob in a completely different way, a good way ... It wouldn't surprise me at all if he were to receive an Oscar nod for this role!".