updated 06/13/2014 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 06/14/2014 AT 5:45 PM ET
“I don’t know why. Why is that coming out?” he said of speculation he could play a future Indy. “I honestly don’t understand what it’s all about. Man, I wish!”
“I didn’t even know there was a Han Solo spinoff coming out,” Pattinson, clad in an aqua Alexander McQueen suit, told reporters at the Loft & Bear-sponsored event. “Sounds like a cool spinoff. I’ll watch it.”
Pattinson was more talkative about his role in the David Michôd-directed dystopian Australian outback thriller, in which he plays Rey, a Southerner from America, who is picked up and bullied by a violent drifter named Eric (Guy Pearce).