MTV: But you're telling me you guys didn't watch "Twilight" together in your trailer every day? Tell me a bit about the relationship between these two characters. Neither one of them were really looking for it, but it just happened.De Ravin: The relationship between Ally and Tyler is so beautifully developed. Obviously there's a physical attraction, but also that thing you can't put into words. Because if they can’t have him, only Bella can have him.
And with the show ending, it's bittersweet — sad, but fantastic they're ending on a high note. De Ravin: They'd been looking to cast my role for a while, looking at a lot of different girls.You don't want to be the last ones left at the party! I read the script three weeks before they started shooting.MTV: Before you were cast, did you have a sense of all the craziness that surrounds Rob everywhere he goes? De Ravin: There were a lot of crazy moments where you're filming on location and you're waiting for people to get out of the shot. We were rehearsing, and you become so self-conscious of people watching you, and we both stopped and looked at each other and were like, "Wait, what are we doing?De Ravin: I suppose I did, but it was not something I thought about until I got to set that first day and was like, "Ooooh, OK." Probably 90 percent of the film we shot on location, mainly in Manhattan, and having the paparazzi and fans coming to watch, it adds, um, another element. " You're taken out of your work mentality with hundreds of people watching you when you're just trying to figure out your scene.And by big deal, we mean the Bella Swan-wooing, tween-mind-occupying Hollywood heartthrob of the moment. But as the actress made clear in an interview with MTV News, she's taking it all in stride.
For playing it so cool, and for the stellar year she's about to have, we're honoring de Ravin as one of our 10 to Watch in 2010 — the folks in the movie industry we expect big things from in the next 12 months.I flew to New York to test with Rob and we immediately got along and had instant great chemistry, which is not an easy thing to come by.Obviously you're acting, but you want to have that connection with somebody. And I was thrown into a wardrobe fitting that same day. There was a scene where we're on a date at a carnival, and it was very exposed to media, paparazzi and fans.Then things turned serious, according to the eyewitness: Robert's co-star Elizabeth Reaser (who plays Edward's mother, Esme) joined them, and when Emilie admitted she was worried about how her kissing scenes looked on-screen, Elizabeth told her, "However you kiss Rob in real life, just do that!co-star—earning them the nickname "Robsten"—taught her a lesson in what happens when her personal and professional identities merged. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life. But at the same time, I want so badly to expose myself," the 26-year-old actress says.In a wide-ranging conversation, de Ravin gave us tantalizing hints about "Lost," described dealing with the insane attention surrounding "Remember Me" and said she instantly connected with Pattinson when the pair first met.