Robert Pattinson is thinking of the future beyond Twilight

The actor speaks about the future of his career after Twilight.

“You can never really predict what an audience wants or how to maintain a career other than doing what you think is cool.” But he adds, “Generally, what I think is cool is what everyone else hates.”

Filming for the last two chapters of the Twilight saga will end next month. Pattinson also talks about some uncomfortable memories from the set, such as the contact lenses he had to wear.

“My God, I’ll be glad to see the last of those,” he says. “I actually want to get some kind of plastic explosive. I want to reanimate them into something so I can kill them. It’s so embarrassing for me — after so many years, it’s still a process every single morning. Everybody else has figured out how to do it, and then there’s two people holding me down because I can’t do it myself.”

Water for Elephants hits theaters April 22. Pattinson plays a vet who works for a traveling circus and falls in love with the star of the show (Witherspoon).