People.com has an article on why Rob almost gave up acting & more coverage of "How To Be":
But Pattinson, 22, who stars in the independent film How To Be, almost decided to change his career focus, the film's director tells PEOPLE.
"He was thinking about giving up acting and maybe doing music solely when this role [in How To Be] came along," the film's director, Oliver Irving, tells PEOPLE. "He wanted to play the roles he wasn't getting."
Just another reason to be thankful for Oliver Irving! He kept Rob's acting dream alive for us. Read the full article HERE. Don't forget TODAY is the day you can watch "How To Be" on demand on the IFC Festival Direct.