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Entertainment Robert Pattinson Admits He Thought 'Twilight' Was a 'Strange Story'

10:56  14 november  2019
10:56  14 november  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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"' Twilight ' is about this guy who finds the one girl he wants to be with, and also wants to eat her.".

Robert Pattinson seems perplexed by the hype that surrounded Twilight . As part of Variety's Actors on Actors series, the 33-year-old sits down with "It’s a weird story , Twilight ," Pattinson says of the flick, in which he played a vampire, Edward Cullen, who falls for a human named Bella Swan (Kristen

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Robert Pattinson seems perplexed by the hype that surrounded Twilight.

As part of Variety's Actors on Actors series, the 33-year-old sits down with Hustlers star Jennifer Lopez to discuss their careers, during which Pattinson expresses confusion over the project that started it all for him.

"It’s a weird story, Twilight," Pattinson says of the flick, in which he played a vampire, Edward Cullen, who falls for a human named Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart). "It’s strange how people responded. I guess the books, they are very romantic, but at the same time, it’s not like The Notebook romantic."

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Robert Pattinson admitted that " Twilight " is " a strange story ." "' Twilight ' is about this guy who finds the one girl he wants to be with, and also wants to eat her. Pattinson told Lopez that he " was very open about how strange I thought it was " while promoting the movies. Robert Pattinson starred as

Robert Pattinson reflected on his role of Edward Cullen in the ' Twilight ' films and said it's a ' strange story .' Years after its release, Robert Pattinson shared his confusion with the success and fanfare of the Well, not eat — drink her blood or whatever," he chuckled. "I thought it was a strange story .

"Twilight is about this guy who finds the one girl he wants to be with, and also wants to eat her. Well, not eat -- drink her blood or whatever," he continues of the franchise, which began in 2008 and had four followups, the latest of which came out in 2012. "I thought it was a strange story. Even the way I promoted it, I was very open about how strange I thought it was when I was doing it."

While Pattinson says that the mega-success of the franchise didn't cause him to "make a conscious decision at all to do smaller things," he adds that he initially thought Twilight would be a smaller project.

"To me, Catherine Hardwicke, who directed [Twilight], had done Thirteen and Lords of Dogtown. They were little movies, and they were kind of hardcore," he explains. "Kristen [Stewart] was in stuff as well; she’d been in Into the Wild and some other things. And it was very indie."

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Robert Pattinson is opening up about his very first thoughts about the project that made him a household name, Twilight . During a chat with Jennifer Lopez as part of Variety‘s actors on actors series, the -year-old actor revealed how strange he actually thought Twilight was .

Jennifer Lopez tells Robert Pattinson that she got to know him when he did # Twilight , and asks "And it was very indie I mean it’s a weird story , Twilight . It’s strange how people responded." But, when Twilight was over, The Lighthouse star said that he "didn’t make a conscious decision at all to

After Twilight, Pattinson did smaller projects and found himself drawn to roles where he had "absolutely no idea how to do it," a pattern he continues in his latest flick, The Lighthouse.

"I don’t approach parts if there’s something relatable," he says. "If I was going after parts which seem somehow relatable to my real self, I would be consistently playing chronically insecure losers."

Though he's found plenty such roles to play -- in films including Good Time and High Life -- Pattinson still has his eye out for one bucket list film.

"Something I was trying to find for years was to do a ballet movie. And then my agent was like, 'Why? Do you know how to ballet?' I’m like, 'No,'" he says. "... I think there’s a ballerina inside me... I really wanted to do it."

While his chance to play a ballet dancer hasn't surfaced just yet, Pattinson will return to his blockbuster roots when he stars in the titular role in The Batman, which is due out in 2021.

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Why Robert Pattinson Believes the Whole Premise of Twilight Was ' Strange ' and 'Weird'. Speaking with Jennifer Lopez for Variety's Actors on Actors series, Pattinson admitted the story is "weird" "I thought it was a strange story ," he continued, something that shouldn't be a new revelation to fans

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson (born 13 May 1986) is an English actor. After starting to act in a London theatre club at the age of 15

"I was very focused on it. It kept coming back into my head," Pattinson says of taking on the role. "...  I was interested in it. I don’t know what it is, which happened inside of me, but I was like, 'I kind of want to do it.' I like doing something which an audience doesn’t know that it wants, and try to get it out of them: 'Oh, yeah, you want to play Batman.'"

Despite already having landed the role, Pattinson still finds the opportunity "crazy."

"Let me tell you something: Whenever I see that little action figure, I still haven’t really got my head around it yet," he admits.:

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