The plan is to digitally insert Pattinson, who plays swoony good guy vampire Edward Cullen, into a scene that was filmed much earlier—one in which he appears as an apparition to his costar, Kristen Stewart, cautioning her headstrong character Bella Swan against hanging out with some unsavory-looking biker types. For the effect to work, Pattinson’s image will need to be dropped in at exactly the right position, so despite the cast and crew nearing the end of a very long early May day, perfectionism is still the standard.
It’s now July, and in only a few days, Weitz will face 6,000-plus screaming fans as he unveils some never-before-seen footage from “New Moon” at Comic-Con International in San Diego. At last year’s convention, months before “Twilight” was released,” the delighted squeals were nearly deafening.
The two sequences he’s readying for the event—one, an action scene that will feature some of those effects, the other, a love scene sure to elicit a certain amount of hysteria from the crowd—will be ready in time.
With so much on the line at Comic-Con, where word of mouth can often make or break a project, Weitz is feeling fairly confident that the reaction will be positive, especially considering that so many of the cast members will be on hand.
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