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Taylor Lautner ‘doesn’t feel bad’ for ‘Twilight’ anymore – The Hollywood Reporter


Taylor Lautner said his point about twilight The franchise and fame he has received from the films has changed over time.

During a recent interview on happy hour On Today Show Radio, the actor said that while he now only has “good memories” of his experiences while shooting movies, he also believes he “needs the space.”

Lautner was a teenager when the first movie came out in 2008. The franchise, based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling novels, has spawned a total of five films, with the latest, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2premiering in 2012. Lautner starred as Jacob Black, a werewolf who competes with vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) for the heart of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart).

Twilight sagawhich quickly became a global phenomenon and grossed more than $3 billion at the box office, launched the leading films to stardom, something Lautner said he took time to address.

“I’ve always been incredibly grateful, and I feel so blessed for what it’s brought me, but there was probably a little deep resentment there, ‘I wish I had experienced that part of normalcy,'” Lautner explained. “Now, I’m not going to change it. But I think he needs to grow to get to that place.”

earlier this year, abduction The actor has opened up about the effect that fans have had on him, the rivalry between his character and Pattinson’s character. “It was a little weird, like, competitive,” he said at the time. “And there was no competition between me and Rob but having that constant reminder, sure…it made an impact.”

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.