Robert Pattinson, without a doubt, made a place in the hearts of millions of people around the world as Edward Cullen from the Twilight saga. From the first installment (Twilight released in 2008) to the last (Breaking Dawn: Part 2 released in 2012), Robert rehearsed the role of the 100-plus-year-old vampire who is hell-bent on preserving the humanity of his 17. one-year-old girlfriend. .
Today we bring you an interesting trivia about the actor and this role that defined his career. Did you know that he was almost fired from the role? Shocked? Well, so was the actor when his agent arrived on set to break the news. Wondering why he was about to face the ax and what he did to keep the role? Well the juice is all down.
In a 2017 interview with Howard Stern, actor Robert Pattinson explained in detail why he almost got fired from Twilight. The Batman actor, while talking about his approach to the dynamic between Edward Cullen and Kristen Stewart’s Bella Swan, said: “I always thought at the time, I was like 21 years old, if you’re going to have a relationship with someone, the way to do it. really intense is if they can barely talk to each other, they can barely touch and be incredibly serious all the time. “
Moving on, Robert Pattinson said, “I mean, it’s like what teen relationships are like and that’s what makes it feel that way. But, everyone wanted me to go, mo, they should be happy and have fun, that’s what people want, that’s the teenage romance thing. “
When asked by host Howard Stern if he “wanted a little melancholy,” Pattinson replied, “Yeah, and now the whole series is known as somewhat haunting.” The actor even revealed that the producers gave him a copy of the Stephenie Meyers book where they had highlighted “all the cases where my character smiled.” Pattinson, on the other hand, said he used a different color to highlight “every time he frowns.”
The actor added that things escalated to such an extent that his agents had to step in for some kind of intervention. Speaking of which, Robert Pattinson said, “I thought I was pretty safe, and they flew up and said, ‘Yeah, you have to do the opposite of what you’re doing now or you’re going to get fired today.’ . ‘”
When Stern asked “how you stood your ground,” Robert Pattinson said, “I didn’t.” As he laughed, the Batman actor added: “I came back after lunch and said, ‘Hiiii (in a very high-pitched and lively voice)! I want to keep my job! ‘”
The Tenet actor concluded the conversation, about almost getting fired from Twilight, saying that now when he looks back, he sees where he went wrong. The actor said, “I was probably getting a little miserable and (in the end) there was some kind of compromise.” Watch the conversation here:
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