Robert Pattinson Reddit AMA Highlights: “Harry Potter,” Music And More

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Robert Pattinson Reddit AMA

By Shari Weiss |

Robert Pattinson Reddit AMA


Robert Pattinson participated in his first-ever Reddit AMA on Friday. Gossip Cop gathered some of the highlights below.

Pattinson, who famously eschews social media, took time out from his work filming High Life to do the online Q&A, which was timed to promote Good Time. On the user-generated platform, fans could submit questions, and the actor chose which ones to answer. The chat coincided with the nationwide release of his critically-acclaimed film.

One topic that repeatedly came up was Pattinson’s role in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire. “I was wondering how it feels knowing you will forever be a part of the Harry Potter franchise, and by extension many peoples’ cinematic education and childhoods?” asked on fan. He responded, “It’s a lovely feeling. It was genuinely a really special experience working on it. And ended up being really life changing for me.”

But when asked for “funny stories” from the set, Pattinson said he had to “try and think of one.” Amusingly, he also apparently forgot he did a commentary for the film’s DVD. Asked for his Hogwarts house, he declared, “I’d be a hufflepuff even if harry potter wasn’t a book.” And on the subject of Harry Potter And The Curse Child, Pattinson admitted he’s “been intending to see the play for months and months.”

He also assured a an that he’s still making “quite a lot of music,” but noted, “I just don’t really know what to do with it. Music industry is pretty rough.” Pattinson seemed to avoid Twilight questions, but did respond to one person who wrote, “You’re impossibly fast, and strong. Your skin is pale white and ice cold. Your eyes change coloor, and sometimes you speak like you’re from a different time. You never eat or drink anything. You don’t go out in the sunlight… How old are you?” The answer: 31.

Other questions tackled the movie star’s approach to filmmaking. He insisted he doesn’t have a plan for his career, but “always just want to try and do something very different every time I do a project.” He went on, “I don’t know really how difficult that’s been because I’ve always been pretty lucky in the jobs that come up.” He also said he hasn’t purposefully stayed away from big productions. “The hope is to make every movie a blockbuster i guess…but I’m always on the look out for projects across the budget spectrum,” Pattinson explained. “Larger budgets just get a bit scarier though because the stakes get exponentially higher and more people involved are afraid to relinquish control.”

And when asked if he has interest in joining a franchise, such as the Marvel or DC universes, he replied, “Maybe one day.” The British star does have interest in another medium. “Always open to doing something on television. I’ve just never found the perfect thing,” he told one user. “I like doing performances where you don’t really have to hit marks in the plot arc in really obvious places and television helps you with that a bit. I think.”

In some shorter answers, Pattinson dismissed the suggestion that he’s bothered by trolls and internet memes using his image. “It’s pretty difficult to bum me out,” he said. As for whether he thinks about finally signing up for social media accounts, he quipped, “Only in dark moments.” And to describe his life outside of acting, he cracked, “Sucks.” Pattinson also revealed Hodor is the “Game of Thrones” character he’d most like to play, discussed his viral photo with Beyonce, shared his current reading list and favorite albums, and even addressed his high school stash of porn magazines.

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