Robert Pattinson: Magician or Vampire?
Beautiful, young, rich and famous, Robert Pattinson movie wonderboy in these last 5 years, is on stage since fifteen in the Barnes Theatre Company (London) where he was born in 1986, dreaming to become the next Jack Nicholson, his idol. In 2004 it seems to succeded in that winning a little role in Mira Nair's Vanity Fair (but his scenes will be cut from the final version of the movie). A day after, another big occasion:Mike Newell chose him for Harry Potter in the role of Cedric Diggory, one of the best magician of the magician school. He became an idol for young girls and Times Online considered him "a star of the future" and Jude Law's heir. In the following two years he is in the cast of Haunting Airman on BBC and The Bad Mother's Handbook (director Robin Shepper) on ITV. In 2008 he won a prize as best actor for How To Be by Oliver Irving at the Strasbourg International Movie Festival.
But fame arrived with the role of Edward in the Catherine Hardwicke's Twilight from Stephenie Meyer's book , and he bacame famous worldwide in the role of the vampire in love with a young uman girl. He played the same role in the two sequels (New Moon and Eclipse) and he will play Edward for the last time in Breaking Dawn.
Between the Twilight Series Movies, he found time to be a young rebel in Remember Me by Alan Coulter (2010), and will be in the cast of Unbound Captives by Madeline Stowe (for the first time as director). He finished Bel Amì by Guy De Maupassant's book on May, 2010 (directors Donnellan and Ormerod) and he is now (original article has been published on July) on set for Water For Elephant by Francis Lawrence .