Knightely to play Pattinson`s love interest in `Cosmopolis`

Updated: Jan 26, 2011, 09:29 AM IST

London: Kiera Knightely has been roped in to play the love interest of Robert Pattinson in their new film "Cosmopolis".

Knightley has replaced actress Marion Cotillard to play Pattinson`s wife in the big screen adaptation of Don DeLillo`s novel. Cotillard dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, reports

The film tells the story about a multimillionaire asset manager Eric Parker who loses his fortune in 24 hours. The film will be directed by David Cronenberg.