It’s been a while since Twilight stories have been flying thick and fast, so we thought we’d celebrate here on Film School Rejects by doing the obvious and lumping whatever news we do have on the scarily popular saga into a single post. After all, we don’t want to flood the site with fans. Sadly, we don’t have that much information to give, but we do have a pretty poster featuring two towering heroes and their fair maiden to drool over, not to mention some completely unexpected casting news for the fourth and final entry in the saga.
First, the people behind The Twilight Saga: New Moon (what a mouthful), have finally released something for their fans to swoon in front of. You may be forgiven for believing that this is in fact the fourth or fifth in a series of promotional posters released, as the fans have been rather busy creating their own masterpieces of advertising. To be honest, some of theirs are better. They should look for some sort of contract. However, this is the first official entry and it shall be treated with due respect and subjected to intense scrutiny.
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It seems that the people that created the official poster decided to stray away from what the fans were going with, and focused less on shirtless hunks and more on teenage angst and love triangles, so it sticks to the book rather well. Indeed, it even demonstrates the wonder of Robert Pattinson’s hair and how is has indeed become less bouffant and quaffed, whilst still maintaining his quest for the tallest in the land. Apparently Taylor Lautner is now crashing that particular party though, with his starting that required reach for the heavens. Unfortunately the image is somewhat let down by the book’s main character. Rather than actually connecting with either of the guys she’s meant to be torn between, she pulls herself out of the scene entirely by entering into some form of staring competition with the viewer. Right now, her main focus appears to be looking slim and sexy next to some random massive moving props.
Moving on from the angst-filled to the obvious, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that no, Robert Pattinson does not intend to abandon ship midway through the Twilight Saga. Yes, RPatz has indeed signed on for Breaking Dawn. There was some panic that he may leave the series Edward-less, as he had not yet been contracted for the movie, but this has all been sorted out and millions of girls, boys, women and men around the world have breathed a giant sigh of relief. Sadly, still no word on a start date, but all will be revealed in time.
Finally, the first official clip from The Twilight Saga: New Moon will be presented to the world by Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner during the MTV Movie Awards on May 31st. Don’t worry if you don’t catch it there, tenner bets that it’ll be on YouTube within 15 minutes.
What do you think of the first poster for Twilight: New Moon?