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The Childhood of a Leader Casts Robert Pattinson

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 24:  Actor Robert Pattinson attends the 2nd Annual Australians in Film Awards Gala at Intercontinental Hotel on October 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Australians In Film)

And so one heartthrob's march toward legitimacy continues. Robert Pattinson joins Tim Roth and Juliette Binoche in The Childhood of a Leader, the directorial debut from Simon Killer writer Brady Corbet about "the childhood of a post-World War I leader." Is it going to be little Hitler? It's little Hitler, isn't it? It's never not Hitler.

Photo: Jonathan Leibson/2013 Getty Images