While I haven't found myself caught up in the whirlwind that is Twilight, I have been digging Robert Pattinson's career path. The cutie Brit made a name for himself as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter, and yeah, his big follow-up was another fanatic, fantastical frenzy (but with vampires). However, in between he took on some indie work. Not just an alternative to The Love Guru with How to Be, but also sexy man-on-man action as the epic Salvador Dali in Little Ashes.

But even the best intentions can't beat scheduling, and MTV reports that Pattinson has dropped Parts Per Billion because he's focusing on the Twilight sequel New Moon. If you aren't familiar with Billion, it's a new indie film being produced by Rosario Dawson. She, along with Olivia Thirlby and Dennis Hopper are part of a number of storylines taking place in the same city during "a life-threatening situation."

This should be both good and bad news for Pattinson fans -- he might be focusing on that vamp romance of his, but it also means that the rumored steamy love scenes with Thirlby won't be happening. Anyone out there want to take his place?