Is singer-writer and early punk inspiration Patti Smith a fan of Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson?
The iconic performer, who is steadily working with Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Logan (in between touring) on the script for a film adaptation of her 2010 bestselling memoir Just Kids, about her relationship with photographer Robbert Mapplethorpe when the two were starving young artists in New York City, voiced her appreciation of the Twilight stars to EW just before her small, private concert for Los Angeles radio station KCRW on Wednesday. She added that she could see the pair playing her and Mapplethorpe on screen … when they were lesser known.
“I remember the very first time I saw Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson together, when they were younger, and I thought, ‘Those two kids could have easily played us when they were first starting,” said Smith. “There’s something in his eyes. And Robert [Mapplethorpe] was also a bit shy, and a bit stoic. Kristen has a very special quality. She’s not conventionally beautiful, but very charismatic.”
Daniel Cudmore talks about Rob in a new interview (Source | Via)
Q: Phew! Did you get to hang out much with Rob, Kristen and Taylor during filming?
A: Um, not so much Taylor. Rob and Kristen a little bit, here and there. During filming they were always working. So, a little bit off camera, but not a lot.
Q: Because you had that great scene with Robert in New Moon, is that the one that people talk to you most about?
A: I think so, just because it was the first experience with the character and also the fact the lead character is almost being killed, um, a lot of fans weren't too happy with me, which in turn I was thrilled about because it means I did my job properly.