Twilight star open to Star Wars role, defends Jar Jar

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Robert PattinsonIn practically the same breath, Twilight leading “man” Robert Pattinson has said he would jump at a role in the new Star Wars movies “in a heartbeat,” and that he “kind of” likes Jar Jar Binks. Said the brooding actor: “I don’t understand what the big deal is about Jar-Jar [sic].”

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