Receiving mixed reviews from critics, the film surpassed its predecessor to become the highest-grossing film of the franchise and the highest-grossing romantic fantasy, werewolf and vampire movie of all time at the American and Canadian box office. The popularity of Lautner and his cast members continued to summit, especially via the "Team Edward vs. Lautner continued in this role for two years, co-starring in the BBC comedy for three series.
In 2016, he joined the main cast of FOX black comedy series Scream Queens as Dr. The late 2000s saw Lautner become a teen idol and sex symbol, after extensively changing his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments, and generating media attention for his looks.
Lautner has stated that he does not want to be just known for his looks, as some have attributed his popularity to that and not his actual acting skill.
In an interview, the actor revealed that he was originally supposed to have a baring scene in the movie Valentine's Day. He's gonna take off his shirt in the middle of school? The reason I took off my shirt for New Moon is because it's written in the book that way.
In 2001, Lautner first appeared in the made-for-television film, Shadow Fury.
He then got a voice-over job in a commercial for Rugrats Go Wild.
He has stated that he was bullied in school because he was an actor.