“I just couldn’t get it together”: Robert Pattinson Wanted to Strangle Kristen Stewart in a Tensed’ Twilight’ Moment

"I just couldn't get it together": Robert Pattinson Wanted to Strangle Kristen Stewart in a Tensed' Twilight' Moment
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The harmonious camaraderie within the primary ensemble of the Twilight Saga is widely acknowledged. This camaraderie particularly flourished among the trio of lead actors: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner. Stewart, in particular, has been candid about the instantaneous connection she shared with Lautner and Pattinson right from their initial encounter. 

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Pattinson and Stewart exhibited a profound dedication to their Twilight roles. Their shared goal was to elevate the film beyond a mere teenage drama, infusing it with depth and significance. Their unwavering commitment even spurred the remaining cast members to elevate the intensity of their acting. Despite their mutual emphasis on storytelling and character evolution, Pattinson and Stewart pursued these objectives through divergent methods.

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Robert Pattinson’s Acting Style Differed From Kristen Stewart’s

Robert Pattinson expressed a contrast in approach between himself and Kristen Stewart, his Twilight co-star. He admitted to grappling with a sense of incomprehension and delving deeply into character intricacies, while Stewart’s intuition enabled her to grasp things instantly. 

A still from Twilight (2008)

Pattinson’s perspective tends to be more cerebral, seeking a deeper understanding of motivations, a method distinct from Stewart’s immediate connection. He mentioned that he doesn’t adopt this level of scrutiny for other roles, reserving it primarily for Edward. This practice has persisted since the first film, reflecting his inclination to delve profoundly into his characters.

Naturally, Pattinson’s inclination for delving deeply into things and getting lost in his thoughts occasionally posed challenges for him. The actor, known for his role in Twilight, recounted an instance during the shooting of the tent scene in Eclipse. 


“The first time we did that tent scene, I was really freaking out,” Pattinson shared. “I don’t know why. I think it had to do with claustrophobia because we were actually shooting in a tent. I just couldn’t get it together. I kept forgetting my lines, and I was so nervous. I just wanted to punch anyone who was near me.”

He revealed that he grappled with claustrophobia and found himself trapped in his own mind during that particular moment.

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Robert Pattinson Was Worried While Shooting Eclipse

Observing her co-star from the Twilight series facing difficulties, Stewart intervened to offer a touch of lightheartedness.


“We did about three takes, and Kristen was supposed to be asleep on the floor, and she saw that I was freaking out,” Pattinson recalled. “Half-way through the take, she suddenly opened her eyes and was just staring at me and kept trying to make me laugh, through the entire take.”

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner in the Twilight saga
Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner in the Twilight saga

Initially, Pattinson wasn’t particularly fond of Stewart’s playful behavior. However, over time, he came to recognize that stifling his laughter was, in fact, aiding in his ability to unwind, and ultimately, this dynamic played a pivotal role in the success of the scene.

Twilight is available for streaming on Hulu.

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Source: Collider


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