Water for Elephants Premieres in New York

Water for Elephants Premieres in New York

Thousands of screaming fans waited for hours to catch a glimpse of Robert Pattinson at the premiere of his new movie, Water for Elephants.

INSIDE EDITION spoke to one fan who stood in line for 16 hours for a chance to meet him!

And the actor didn't disappoint. He signed autographs and posed for photos before walking the red carpet at New York's famed Ziegfeld Theatre.

The handsome star told INSIDE EDITION what it was like working with the world's biggest star – an elephant.  

"That elephant was absolutely wonderful, she's a genius," he said.

Co-star Reese Witherspoon also spent time greeting fans and gushed about playing Pattinson's love interest.
"He's great, he's wonderful, we're really good friends and we had a great time," said Witherspoon.

Water for Elephants opens in theatres on April 22nd.