Cosmopolis saved me from depression: Robert Pattinson

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  • Updated: Nov 12, 2012 15:58 IST
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    Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson looks out of his element at the premiere of his film Cosmopolis. The actor is seen in a public appearance for ...

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    Robert Pattinson smiles as he interacts with the media during the premiere of his film Cosmopolis in New York, August 13. (Reuters Photo)

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    Robert Pattinson looks stunning in a blue suit. (Reuters Photo)

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    Olivia Culpo looks red hot as she arrives for the premier of the film Cosmopolis in New York, August 13. (Reuters Photo)

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    Cast member Sarah Gadon arrives for the premier. (Reuters Photo)

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    Actress Emily Hampshire looks chic in a short dress during the event. (Reuters Photo)

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    Actor Kevin Durand arrives for the premier of the film Cosmopolis in New York. (Reuters Photo)

Hollywood star Robert Pattinson says his much-appreciated stint in vampire franchise Twilight left him struggling with depression for two years. The 26-year-old actor, who is gearing up for the final installment of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, said he was saved from spiralling into depression when director David Cronenberg asked him to star in Cosmopolis.

“I went through a big time of depression between 23 and 25. I couldn’t go where I wanted to. I was in the tabloids every day and I didn’t have access to the roles I really wanted. I wanted more, on every level,” he says.

Pattinson found that while his Twilight co-stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner were off working on other projects, he was stuck in a rut. “I finally realised that you needed to earn this change I so desperately wanted. That one way or another, you had to suffer to be able to make it. I thought everything was going to be served on a plate but that’s not how it works,” he adds. 
 

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