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Robert Pattinson on why he's now 'cautious' about appearing in franchise films

Robert Pattinson on why he's now 'cautious' about appearing in franchise films

Actor was talking at the Berlin film festival to promote new film Damsel.

Robert Pattinson said he is now “cautious” of appearing in big-budget films during a press conference at the Berlin Film Festival.

The actor was promoting Berlinale competition title Damsel, directed by David and Nathan Zellner and co-starring Mia Wasikowska.

He said: “The only reason why I’m cautious about big franchise things is you can’t make them ‘R rated’. It’s [also] the budget restrictions. If you have a really big budget, there’s more people on you saying: ‘you have to do it this way or your fired’. Whereas if you keep a budget contained within a certain level, and people think they are okay getting their money back, then you can experiment more with your performance.”

The actor, who has segued from the Twilight franchise to indie fare such as Good Time, Cosmopolis and The Lost City Of Z in recent years, said he

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