THE ROVER is an upcoming crime thriller film written and directed by David Michôd and is based on a story he conceived with Joel Edgerton. The film stars Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, Anthony Hayes, Gillian Jones, Susan Prior, Nash Edgerton, David Field, and Jamie Fallon. It marks second collaboration between Michôd and Pearce after Michôd’s debut film Animal Kingdom.
In a dangerous near future in the Australian desert, Eric (Pearce) has left everything behind, but when his last possession is stolen by a gang of dangerous criminals, Eric sets off on a hunt to find them. Along the journey he enlists the help of Rey (Pattinson), the naïve and injured member of the gang, who was left behind.
- via A24 Films