Stewart plays Bella in the films who finds herself in a love triangle with Jacob Black (Lautner), a werewolf, and Edward Cullen (Pattinson), a vampire.
Many fans lobbied their support behind Lautner's character, calling themselves "Team Jacob." Other fans formed "Team Edward." This epic story of love and conflict between humans, vampires and werewolves spanned five hugely successful films.
The film was a commercial success, earning million its opening weekend, and has grossed 2 million worldwide.
It received mixed reviews from critics, having a "Rotten" rating with a weighted average of 5.5/10.
A year later, he attended the national karate tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, where he met Michael Chaturantabut, the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts.Chaturantabut invited Lautner to a camp he held at University of California, Los Angeles.Lautner trained with Chaturantabut for several years, earning his black belt by the age of eight, and winning several junior world championships.He would continue to audition, unsuccessfully, for other roles over the next three years.At the age of 10, Taylor and his family relocated to Los Angeles in order to pursue his acting career.