He became involved in amateur theatre at the Barnes Theatre Company.He auditioned and was cast in a small role in Guys and Dolls.However in Remember Me, he pours it on thickly and self-consciously.
Shot on the streets of New York, the film narrates Pattinson's journey to buy a hot dog while avoiding media and fans in the hustle of the city.
As of August 2017, Pattinson has several projects in various stages of production.
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.
He has completed David Zellner's western-comedy Damsel, in which he re-united with his Maps to the Stars co-star Mia Wasikowska Pattinson began modelling at the age of 12, but his workload began to decrease four years later.
In December 2008, he blamed the lack of modelling work on his masculine appearance: "When I first started I was quite tall and looked like a girl, so I got lots of jobs, because it was during that period where the androgynous look was cool.
He is a supporter of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT), and the GO Campaign, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds to help orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world.
He became ambassador of the latter in 2015 to help raise international awareness of it.
This campaign has also featured the track Whole Lotta Love by English rock band Led Zeppelin.