Peter O’Toole

Robert Pattinson Cast as Lawrence of Arabia

Twilight star Robert Pattinson is set to follow in the footsteps of Peter O’Toole and portray Lawrence of Arabia in a new movie.

Pattinson has been cast as British Army officer T.E. Lawrence in upcoming project Queen of the Desert, alongside Naomi Watts as writer Gertrude Bell, according to industry publication

Pattinson’s new film character was made most famous by O’Toole in the 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia.