Robert Pattinson might be best known for his role in the Twilight movies but Potterheads still remember him as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire. So does the Batman star still keep in touch with his former castmates? Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he and Pattinson have a "strange relationship" that has evolved over the years.
Pattinson only appeared in 2005's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire but he left a lasting impression on fans who wished Cedric had more screentime. Although he didn't get to hang out with the rest of the Harry Potter cast in the other films, Radcliffe pointed out that he kept seeing Pattinson everywhere when his co-star was cast in Twilight.
"Literally the first, I was in New York about to do Equus, and I was on the Westside Highway and I turned around and saw this billboard and I was like, 'What, I know that guy!'" Radcliffe said of Pattinson during the Jonathan Ross Show. "I hadn't heard of the Twilight books at the time; I hadn't been aware of that phenomenon. And so yeah, it's odd."
Radcliffe continued by admitting he doesn't get to talk to Pattinson anymore but he still gets updates on his old friend.
"We have a very strange relationship now where we basically only communicate through journalists. We haven't seen each other in ages. Because everyone assumes we're kind of great mates, but I've met him, he's a lovely guy when I worked with him," Radcliffe said.
It's understandable that Radcliffe and Pattinson barely have time to see each other due to their busy schedules. Still, it's great to know that they have developed an unusual way to keep tabs on each other after all this time.
It is still unclear whether Robert Pattinson will reunite with the Harry Potter cast in the upcoming 20th-anniversary special. However, fans can look forward to Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson taking part in Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, which airs on HBO Max on January 1, 2022.
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