Shot on the streets of New York, the film narrates Pattinson's journey to buy a hot dog while avoiding media and fans in the hustle of the city.
Pattinson portrayed Samuel Alabaster, an eccentric pioneer who travel west in search of his fiancé.
His performance was favourably received, as New York Post described it as "hilariously oddball performance" Pattinson star as Monte, one of the criminal on the spaceship, who become a father against his wish through artificial insemination and raised his daughter as the ship reaches the black hole.
Critics praised the film with Allen Hunter of Screen International noting Pattinson as the most "dominant" and "engaging" element in the film In addition, on , it was reported by Variety that Pattinson was in negotiations to play a younger Batman than who Ben Affleck portrayed in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with Matt Reeves' upcoming 2021 film The Batman.
But all have grown into their roles, cutting loose in a film that (thankfully) sidesteps the melodrama of its prequels." Though the film received mixed reviews, some critics praised his performance.
Jake Coyle of The Associated Press said that "The young actor has an unmistakable screen presence.
Looks like Robert Pattinson has finally moved on from FKA Twigs and has met someone new.
Yes, the actor was spotted around London this weekend with his new girlfriend and she will be very familiar to most of you.
The film received mixed to negative reviews from critics.The film earned a record-breaking 2,839,137 opening weekend and an overall run of 9,827,462 worldwide.The film received mixed reviews, Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter praised Pattinson's performance, stating that "(he) makes you forget the white makeup and weird eye contact lenses – to focus on a character torn between his love for the human Bella (Stewart) and the knowledge that she'll have to let go of her beating heart if she's to stay with him forever." Will Lawrence of Empire Online praised the performance of three leads of the film by saying that "All three corners of the love triangle look sharper than before: the most accomplished actor, Stewart, still lip-biting, Lautner still pec-flexing, and Pattinson not fully shaking that fiery-eyed pout.This short film later re-released as a part of an anthology film titled Love & Distrust, comprising five short films following eight individuals from diverse backgrounds on their quest for true contentment.
He reprised his role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which was released on 20 November 2009.In 2008, Pattinson landed the role of Edward Cullen in the film Twilight, based on Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novel of the same name.