Robert Pattinson's Star Continues to Rise with 'Water for Elephants'


water-for-elephants-posterThe trailer for Water for Elephants has created quite a stir this week, proving that Robert Pattinson’s star is going to continue to rise, as he moves away from the Twilight role that made him famous.

Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon star in the film adaptation of Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel Water for Elephants.

In the brand new trailer, Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon sparkle as Jacob (a vet) and Marlena (a circus performer) traveling with the circus during the Depression-era. The love story is told in flashbacks by Jacob at age 93 (Hal Holbrook). Oscar winner Christoph Waltz costars as Witherspoon’s unbalanced husband, August. The film will hit theaters on April 15, 2011.Entertainment blog Zap2It sums it up beautifully:

Whether you’re a Twihard with a life-sized Edward Cullen cut-out in your bedroom watching you sleep, or all things “Twilight” make you roll your eyes and stomp your feet, “Water for Elephants” will probably sway you over to Team Rob Pattinson pretty quick.

Have you seen the trailer for Water for Elephants? What do you think about the film?  Will fans still swoon over Robert Pattinson  if he’s just a mortal man?  Watch the trailer and tell me what you think!