So Fly Essay

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d'Urbervilles and began looking for professional roles. CareerModellingPattinson began modelling at the age of 12, but his workload began to decrease four years later. In December 2008, he blamed the lack of modelling work on his masculine appearance: "When I first started I was quite tall and looked like a girl, so I got lots of jobs, because it was during that period where the androgynous look was cool. Then, I guess, I became too much of a guy, so I never got any more jobs. I had the most unsuccessful modelling career."[20] Pattinson appeared in the advertising campaign for Hackett's autumn 2007 collection.[21] ActingEarly careerPattinson had supporting roles in the made for television film Ring of the Nibelungs in 2004 and in director Mira Nair’s Vanity Fair, although his scenes in the latter were deleted and only appear on the DVD version.[22] In May 2005, he was slated to appear in the UK premiere of The Woman Before at the Royal Court Theatre, but was fired shortly before the opening night and was replaced by Tom Riley.[23] Later that year he played Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. For this role he was named that year's "British Star of Tomorrow" by The Times[24] and had more than once been hailed as "the next Jude Law".[18][25][26] 2008–presentIn 2008 Pattinson landed the coveted role of Edward Cullen in the film Twilight, based on Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novel of the same name. According to TV Guide, Pattinson was initially apprehensive about auditioning for the role of Edward Cullen, fearful that he would not be able to live up to the "perfection" expected from the character.[27] The film was released on 21 November 2008 and turned Pattinson into a moviestar overnight.[28] Though the film received mixed reviews, critics praised his and co-star Kristen Stewart's chemistry in the film.[29] The New York Times called

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