Though he may find sequels and franchises daunting, former “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson told Jamie Bell, during Variety’s “Actors on Actors,” that he doesn’t shy away from them. Pattinson said his favorite work comes from directors who he can’t see “as human beings; it’s a name and I just see the movies that have already existed and been really influential to me.”

Bell shared a similar sentiment and said most of his career has been director-driven. “It is a director’s medium, there’s no way around it,” her said.

The seventh season of Variety’s “Actors on Actors,” presented by Google Home, will air from Jan. 2 to Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. on PBS SoCal KOCE.