Robert Pattinson Refused to Reveal His Wild ‘Devil All the Time’ Accent Until the First Take
Antonio Campos’s star-studded backwoods Gothic thriller “The Devil All the Time” has skyrocketed to the number one position on Netflix’s most-streamed movies list in the 24 hours following its debut.
It’s hardly a surprise given the film pits Tom Holland against Robert Pattinson.
“Devil,” based on Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 novel, casts Pattinson as pastor Preston Teagardin, a preacher who sexually abuses young girls and grows a liking to Lenora (Eliza Scanlan), making him an enemy of her friend Alvin (Holland).
The character is one of Pattinson’s most despicable and is marked by the actor’s high-pitched Southern accent, a definitive character trait the actor refused to let anyone hear until his first take on set.“Rob was impossible to get dialect coaching,” “Devil” director Campos said in an interview with The Insider.
“He just didn’t want to do it.
He was just adamant about figuring it out on his own.
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