11/05/2008 AT 10:40 AM EST
Oh, those eyes – those lips!
star Robert Pattinson (a.k.a. hunky vampire Edward Cullen) ignited shrieks from female fans Monday night in New York, according to USA Today
"I always get carried away when I'm kissing people," the British actor, 22, who headlined a fan Q&A about the upcoming film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's popular teen novels, said when comparing himself to his bloodsucking character. "I just go nuts."
"I have an incredible six-pack. I'm joking," he teased while detailing other similarities. "I can run really fast. I'm good at climbing trees."
, which opens on Nov. 21, also stars Kristen Stewart as Edward's human love, Bella, who director Catherine Hardwicke said, during Pattinson's audition, "did some scenes on my bed" and "had the chemistry."
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