"He's a lovely guy," says de Ravin, who costars as Pattinson's love interest in the soon-to-be-released Remember Me. "Nothing felt unnatural or weird."
Luckily, Pattinson was someone the Aussie starlet liked...
"Sometimes those things are awkward, but we get along really well and we're friends," she said. "So everything in that respect then was much easier. It became just a part of the day."
Not so easy was shooting most of the romantic drama on location in New York City. Overzealous Pattinson fans and paparazzi seemed to be everywhere. "Crazy is the word," de Ravin remembered. "It's a little challenging sometimes. We were very accessible to people in Manhattan.
"It's fascinating, though," she continued with a laugh. "I didn't know there were so many women here…You're trying to work out your rehearsal and all these eyes just watching everything you're doing. It's like, 'OK, I've just got to focus.' "
And not pay attention to tabloid speculation about their relationship. "I never understood that," de Ravin said. "I never did and I still don't...It's acting. I feel like people should kind of get that."
In Remember Me, Pattinson plays a rebellious son of a wealthy New Yorker who ends up falling in love with Ally (de Ravin), the daughter of a Queens policeman.
Be warned, this is a tearjerker.
De Ravin said, "If you don't cry, there's something wrong with you."
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