<p><span></span>W hat a difference a year makes! Last November, <strong>Robert Pattinson</strong> amassed a bloodthirsty legion of fans as the big-screen incarnation of author Stephenie Meyers' perfect man, vampire Edward Cullen, in <em>Twilight</em>. </p>
While Rob, 23, helped Twilight gross nearly $400 million worldwide, he's now taking a backseat to -- and going six-pack to six-pack with -- 17-year-old Taylor Lautner in the movie's sequel New Moon, which roars into theaters on Nov. 20.
"I'm not the lead in the second film. Taylor is," Rob says. "I just have significant moments at the beginning and the end. I'm more of a supporting role." Indeed, Taylor's character, werewolf Jacob Black, romances Bella Swan (played by Robert's real-life girlfriend, Kristen Stewart) when Edward skips town.
For more on the Twilight showdown, pick up the latest issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now!
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