Taylor Lautner on the impact of Twilight Team Edward vs. Jacob Rivalry – The Hollywood Reporter
Taylor Lautner is being open about the impact of his fan rivalry Sunset character and Robert Pattinson was on him.
In the fifth volume of Toasted bread podcast, Lautner appeared in this segment with his wife, Tay Lautner. When asked if the discussion fans caused between his character, Jacob Black, and Pattinson’s character, Edward Cullen, influenced him, he said, “I feel like I’m lie if I say, ‘No’.”
When the first film based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling novel came out in 2008, frenzy quickly flared up among a community of devoted fans as they chose to side with what they believed was the best fit to fight. became the lover of Bella Swan played by Kristen Stewart.
“I was so young, like I was 16 when Sunset debut, 17 for New Moon And eclipse. I finished the franchise when I was 19, kidnap said the star. “I was so young and yeah I felt it was weird, you know, traveling around the world and in different cities and having thousands of fans screaming for you or your side. other people.”
He continued, “We are [Taylor and Robert] a group. Like we’re both just trying to make the best movies, you know. But yeah, it’s a bit weird, like competitiveness. And there’s no competition between me and Rob but with that constant reminder, it definitely… has an impact.”
The Sunset franchise, which has produced a total of five films over half a decade, grossing more than $3 billion at the box office.
The screaming queen the actor has previously been candid about the popularity he has experienced while starring in films. In a 2022 interview on Today show, he admitted that he hadn’t left the house for fear of being recognized, saying, “Something has formed in me, I don’t know it, but I’m scared to go out. I will be extremely nervous when I go out. So I didn’t.
Celebrating 15 years of establishment SunsetThe first installment of the series, will premiere this fall.