Robert Pattinson hit New York City today (April 17) for the premiere of “Water for Elephants.” Reese Witherspoon and Christolph Waltz also joined him on the red carpet.

Rob just wrapped up filming “Breaking Dawn,” Part 1 and Part 2, with Kristen Stewart and the rest of the cast. They are the last two films in the series.

The movie is Pattinson’s latest outside of the “Twilight” franchise, and Rob has expressed a special affection for the film.

It’s based on the historical novel by Sara Gruen and it’s told through the reflections of Jacob Jankowski, who is 93 when the movie opens and living in a nursing home.

The film, however, is set during the Great Depression.

Jacob, played by Rob, is hired by The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth circus, and falls for the wife (Witherspoon) of the show’s cruel animal trainer, August.

The movie will be released to theaters on April 22, Check out a live stream from the red carpet! Click below to go.