Bella Swan is without a doubt one of Kristen Stewart’s most iconic roles. Her portrayal of the vampire-possessed human made her a household name worldwide. But in being dusk Movies was hardly Stewart’s first big break. She had quite an impressive resume before playing Bella and was well known to many indie filmmakers. Perhaps that’s why Robert Pattinson was initially intimidated by his co-star.
Robert Pattinson had to do drugs before his “Twilight” audition
By the time Pattinson got around to auditioning for the role of Edward Cullen, Stewart had already been cast as Bella. At the time, Pattinson was suffering from extreme audition anxiety. In fact, his agent, who he was living with at the time, had to convince him to take a Valium just so he would show up for his audition. And although the drugs calmed him down, he couldn’t completely shake off his nerves. Pattinson admits it was a bit daunting working with Stewart, a more experienced actor. However, he managed to use these feelings to his advantage.
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‘The Batman’ actor admits he was intimidated by Kristen Stewart
“I was a little intimidated by Kristen when I auditioned,” Pattinson admitted to TIME. “So I played it like a guy who beats himself up about everything. I don’t think anyone else has done it that way. I think they focused on the trust aspect.”
Pattinson recalls how Stewart behaved during his screen test for “Twilight.”
Aside from being intimidated by Stewart, Pattinson admits she was the picture of professionalism. Corresponding The lighthouse As an actor, he was inspired by Stewart and modeled his behavior on her. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Pattinson spoke more about his screen test for dusk and his first impression of Stewart.
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“The casting was really loose and Kristen is also very cool, but at the same time there’s something very, very serious about her,” explained Pattinson. “I really didn’t expect the girl who plays Bella to be anything like her. Their professionalism made me shut up when I wasn’t playing. It also gave the illusion of seriousness.”
Stewart lobbied for Pattinson to be cast as Edward Cullen
Ultimately, Pattinson’s take on the character and his professional demeanor paid off and he landed the role of Edward. Interestingly, it was Stewart who campaigned for him to get the part. She felt it immediately The Batman The actress stood out from her competition and was quick to share her opinion dusk Director Catherine Hardwick. So both actors thought a lot about each other right from the start. It’s not surprising that they both hit it off well over the years that they’ve been making the five films.
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