..in his upcoming film, Little Ashes. He plays Salvador Dali alongside Javier Beltrán, who plays Dali’s lover García Lorca. The Advocate has a great article about the relationship the men had, and reveals that in the film Robert Pattinson has some pretty steamy scenes–
Their affair became legendary, inspiring the new film Little Ashes, flush with dreamy scenes of Lorca (portrayed by the Spanish actor Javier Beltrán) and Dali (played by Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame). In one scene their young bodies swirl together under moonlit water as they share their angelic first kiss. In another, in the midst of an attempt at lovemaking, Dali, on the verge of being penetrated, panics. He abruptly departs for Paris, leaving the devastated Lorca behind.