Robert Pattinson could also be greatest identified for taking part in Twilight’s Edward Cullen, the sparkly-skinned vampire of teenage goals, however there’s rather more to this British actor than beauty.
His picture as a teen heart-throb is one he’s labored diligently to beat, and he has been extraordinarily selective about his movie initiatives, a transfer that has drastically paid off. Over his 16-year profession, he’s performed an assortment of characters that required appreciable appearing chops.
Not one to shrink back from smaller roles and indie flicks, along with his blockbuster hits, Pattinson has amassed a formidable roster of roles, and a good sum of money.
How a lot did Robert Pattinson make on the ‘Twilight’ movies?
The Twilight Saga is no doubt the place Pattinson made nearly all of his estimated $100 million internet value. At the beginning of the collection, he wasn’t very well-known.
Aside from his heartbreaking portrayal of Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Pattinson didn’t have many movies underneath his belt.
The Twilight franchise was additionally a giant unknown, with the filmmakers and actors alike having no concept what a smash-success it will develop into. For the primary Twilight movie, Pattinson walked away with $2 million, a big quantity, however actually not the very best by way of A-list payout.
As the collection grew to become an enormous success and earned a rising quantity of income, so did Pattinson’s checking account. By the ultimate two movies of the five-film collection, he earned $25 million, plus a proportion of the gross income, for every of the Breaking Dawn movies.
In whole, the franchise earned $3.Three billion worldwide, so his excessive wage greater than paid for itself.
Pattinson additionally earned over one million in pay from one other book-turned-film, Water for Elephants, starring alongside Reese Witherspoon. Now Pattinson resides the excessive life, telling Jimmy Kimmel, “I’m like super bougie now. I’m actually getting my curtains rehemmed.”
Robert Pattinson is ready to play Batman
Fresh off of the Twilight movies, Pattinson expressed that he had little want to painting a superhero. In an interview with Howard Stern in 2017, Stern requested, “Have you ever been asked to be one of these superheroes or anything like that?”
Pattinson replied, “Not a superhero. I’ve never actually auditioned for one… for one thing, you have to sign up to do eight movies, and I just got out of five, so eight is just a lot.”
That would all change in 2019 when he was formally forged for the newest iteration of Batman, in a movie merely titled The Batman. It is at the moment in filming, directed by Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), and set to be launched in 2021.
Pattinson’s contract isn’t for eight motion pictures, as he initially feared. In truth, he isn’t certain what’s going to come after the primary movie wraps telling Variety, “I don’t know anything. I’ve got an idea of how to do about four scenes, and then I’m working on the rest gradually.”
What else has Robert Pattinson labored on?
Pattinson has a love for complicated characters, and sometimes these roles are present in smaller indie movies. Among a few of his lesser-known roles are famed painter Salvador Dalí in Little Ashes, photographer Dennis Stock in Life, and Wild West pioneer Samuel Alabaster in Damsel.
One of his most up-to-date indie flicks, The Lighthouse, showcased Pattinson’s talent for appearing in darker roles however brought about fairly a stir for its graphic content material. It additionally garnered him just a few award nominations from a number of native critic associations and the Film Independent Spirit Awards.
In addition to appearing, he’s additionally a singer and musician. He performs guitar and piano and has recorded songs for six completely different movie soundtracks, together with two authentic songs he wrote for Twilight.
With his continued success in appearing and performing and his upcoming position as Batman, he could quickly have the space from his time as Edward Cullen — and ever-growing internet value — that he wishes.