It's not been the greatest month for Robert Pattinson. I don't know if you've heard, but he's had a little issue with his girlfriend Kristen Stewart. It seems like she's a cheating biatch. But his career is on the up and up with him deciding to move away from his teeny bopper roles in Harry Potter and the Twilight series by working alongside the cinematic deity that is David Cronenberg on Cosmopolis.
Pattinson plays a rather disgusting billionaire Manhattanite who is a bit attached to his limousine and gets up to some rather lurid acts of debauchery. You see he's trying to be all grown up.
He's not alone though. Here are 4 other actors who looked to increase their credibility with an edgy roles.