“An MTV reporter described the Comic-Con crowd’s frenzied reaction to the stars’ arrival as “Elvis-like.” Fremont teen Georgina Tena agreed. She drove down that morning, just to catch a glimpse of the film’s preview footage.
“When the ‘Twilight’ panel went on,” she said, “it was just crazy.”
It was actually Tena’s cousin, 17-year-old Christopher McElvogue of Newark, who discovered the books and insisted she start reading.”
“It’s a good book, so I fell in love with it instantly,” said Tena, an incoming freshman at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University. “It’s so easy to relate to. The main character has to go through her parents’ divorce, moving, first love — real events that happen to teenagers.”
[singlepic=325,320,240,,left] Premiere.com has a new interview with our favorite bad boy, Cam Gigandet (James)!
Had you read the books?
Yeah, actually, last summer I was away filming and my girlfriend at the time actually got the book from someone on the airplane when she was coming to visit, and she read it and said, “You’ve got to read this book. It should be a movie.” So I read it and said, “Let’s get all the information we can. We’re going to make it ourselves.” Then, two months later, I found out that it was being made by the same people who were producing the movie I was actually in [Never Back Down]. It was pretty wild.
Tell us about your role in the film Twilight.
I am James. I am one of three of the bad vampires. I am a bad, bad vampire. Well, so everyone else thinks. I think I’m just misunderstood!…..
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EW.com has a video interview with Stephenie and Catherine.
See it here!
-Thanks Ann for the tip!-
E Online has Twilight as number 4 on its Daily 10! (Thanks to Vanessa)
TheTwilightSaga has reported Stephenie/Breaking Dawn will be in USA Today on Thursday July 31!
Red Orbit has an article about us twilighters eagerly awaiting Breaking Dawn!
Entertainment Weekly has posted 13 Notes for Newcomers to the Twilight Series.
ALSO, Hollywood.com has an interview with Rob and Taylor!
About.com has a very interesting interview with Taylor Lautner (Jacob)!
Looking at the script, what was it that really attracted you to play this part?
Taylor Lautner: “The fact that I’m just like him. Just that, he’s really friendly and outgoing and just talkative and easy to relate to. That’s totally me. But I love the difference between his normal side and his werewolf side with the fierce…because that’s totally opposite of me. But I like playing roles that are totally opposite of me because it challenges me.”
See the video and read the transcript here!
Once again, the our amazing staff member, Charlotte, has brought us another wonderful interview, this time with Kellan Lutz (Emmett)!!
Charlotte: Do you think that any aspects of Emmett are like you and if not Emmett who do you think you’re most like out of the books or the movie?
Kellan: Ok, First off I love your accent by the way and I wish I had it and it’s awesome. (charlotte almost hyperventilated at this point everyone.) And to answer your question, do I think that I’m like Emmett? I really think it’s quite amazing to read a book and to read a piece about something someone created and I’ve never really felt this close to a character if that makes sense, during my acting career. And just reading about Emmett and talking to Stephenie about the back story for him, everything he’s about reminds me a lot of myself. So obviously, I’m not just playing Kellan as Emmett you know, I gotta do research and get deeper into the moment but I feel like Emmett is inside of me a lot and it and being able to portray him does come easily and effortless in a way. S out of all the characters I love Emmett, I love being Emmett and the one I would be closest with would be Emmett.
Charlotte: Had you actually read the books or have you read them since you began filming?
Kellan: Yeah, actually I read them all within a week and a half. And we were doing all our rehearsal’s and whatnot so I was just reading the books. My good friend Ashley she had them, she had all three of them and she read them within like three days, she’s a crazy fast reader and so I had to borrow them and she gave me them. I just read them in my hotel room and I love them. They’re really good books and they’re easy reads. And no wonder everyone is so into them because they just paint such a vivid picture and are such a fantasy ride that it takes the audience with it. So it’s really cool.
MTV has 3 interviews- Rob, Stephenie and Catherine. Though that Rob one they are just posting all over the place! See them here!
LA Times has posted an interview with Rob.
Ah yes, we know you read Stephenie Meyer‘s manuscript for “Midnight Sun,” essentially a re-write of “Twilight” from Edward’s point of view. It won’t be published for a while. Any tidbits?
Bella never knows what’s going on inside Edward’s head. Throughout the entire series of books, she never really knows who he is. In ‘Midnight Sun,’ you find that he hides a lot from her, you find out the things that he’s hidden. Even basic things like there are other vampires who are going to kill her; I mean he kind of lies about it for ages.
Did it help you do anything different with the part?
It’s interesting in “Midnight Sun” he’s kind of disgusted with himself, which is kind of how I saw Edward anyways. He knows (his relationship with Bella) is right but he can’t stand the fact that he keeps hanging around her. It’s like ‘I know I’m in love with her, I know that’s all well and good, but I shouldn’t be doing this. I’m a vampire, I should just accept that and kill myself now.’ It’s a lot of self-loathing. Laughs. And I wanted to play it 100% self-loathing the whole time, and nobody would let me. They had to kind of lighten me up a bit.
See it here!
The wonderful Chari (twilight to me) was able to get a short but sweet interview with Nikki Reed (Rosalie)!
Charlotte: Are you daunted by how big the whole twilight world is becoming?
Nikki: I think the most terrifying thing about being a part of a film that has such a huge following, is the natural fear that you will disappoint the fans. Considering that everybody has their own take on each character, and their own picture painted in their minds of who they our and what they look like, I had to walk into this knowing that you can’t please everyone, and all you can do is be committed and do the best job you can. It’s definitely scary, but everyday that passes I run into more people, (of all age groups) that love the books, and I’m reminded of how lucky I am to be a part of bringing them to life.
Charlotte: Did you know anything at all about Stephenie Meyer’s books before you got the role of Rosalie?
Nikki: To be honest, I hadn’t read the books before I was part of the film, but my little brother was reading them. This is the first film I’ve done that he is actually excited about! (He’s definitely going to be my date to the premiere.)