Washington, (ANI): Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson is all set to star in an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's short story 'Bel Ami'. Scripted by Jenny Lumet, the flick will be directed by Allen Couter.
Though the female lead of the flick has not been finalized as yet, Robert Pattinson has revealed that the female character would be well read. "The girl needs to be literally inspirational," Variety magazine quoted Rob as saying.
Rob was also full of praise for scriptwriter Lumet, as he did not hesitate in calling her a 'genius'.