Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 24% of critics (of the 188 counted reviews) gave the film a positive review, and the site's consensus reads, "Slow, joyless, and loaded with unintentionally humorous moments, Breaking Dawn Part 1 may satisfy the Twilight faithful, but it's strictly for fans of the franchise." Though the film was well received, Pattinson's performance was praised.
Justin Chang of Variety wrote, "An eerily precise match of filmmaker and material, Cosmopolis probes the soullessness of the 1% with the cinematic equivalent of latex gloves. Pattinson's excellent performance reps an indispensable asset." Robbie Collin of The Telegraph stated that it is a sensational performance from Robert Pattinson, "yes, that Robert Pattinson – as Packer.
From the past few months, there have been reports of a new -related movie.
Earlier this year, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group’s co-chairman, Peter Wachsberger stated during his interview that if Stephenie Meyer will come up with a new storyline for the previously written characters then the studio is onboard to adapt it into another feature film.
In 2013, Dior Homme signed him as the face of their Fragrances.
In 2016, he also became the first brand ambassador of their Menswear collection. He sang songs for the Twilight film series and the 2008 independent comedy-drama film How to Be.
Twilight brought Pattinson worldwide fame, In 2010, Pattinson was named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World, and also in the same year Forbes ranked him as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world in the Forbes Celebrity 100. Pattinson started his career as a model at the age of 12.
The film earned a record-breaking 2,839,137 opening weekend and an overall run of 9,827,462 worldwide.
The film received mixed reviews, Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter praised Pattinson's performance, stating that "(he) makes you forget the white makeup and weird eye contact lenses – to focus on a character torn between his love for the human Bella (Stewart) and the knowledge that she'll have to let go of her beating heart if she's to stay with him forever." Will Lawrence of Empire Online praised the performance of three leads of the film by saying that "All three corners of the love triangle look sharper than before: the most accomplished actor, Stewart, still lip-biting, Lautner still pec-flexing, and Pattinson not fully shaking that fiery-eyed pout.
In 2008, Pattinson landed the 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.