Saturday, May 22, 2010

And the Winner Is...

According to RANDOM.ORG, comment #3 by Wendy is our giveaway winner:

wendy said...I think her character is very interesting in regards to most of the other ways women are portrayed in movies these days.

Wendy, I will be contacting you via email to arrange delivery of your prize. Thank you very much to everybody who took their time to "talk" to me about Bella, I hope it was as fun for you as it was for me. Keep your eyes open, we will definitely do another giveaway closer to the Eclipse release date.

As you probably noticed, we reVamped the blog's appearance, inspired by the Eclipse theme. Left side is the icy cool for Edward and the right is burning hot for Jacob. Even the big Amber Eye in the header has a little Eclipse in it's pupil ;) But I wanted to say a special thank you to our darling bloggy friend Danny aka Mrs. Vanquish, extremely talented and helpful owner of the Twispired Blogdesign, without whom we would probably still be tinkering with the stupid background.

Eclipse Quote of the Day #40

"There are no options for those who break the rules." - Jane

We have a whole new look...in progress

How awesome is the new banner made by the wonderful RaShell? I'm totally in love with it. Unfortunately there are some issues with the gorgeous background that she made when we actually put it into use, so we're temporarily going with fade to black. I know you're all familiar with that. If we aren't able to get it work, I promise to show it to you anyway.

Can't wait to hear what you think of our new look!

Friday, May 21, 2010

New 'Eclipse' Cullen Family poster revealed!

The Cullen family 'Eclipse' poster has been revealed. What do you all think of it? This is the first time we have seen all the Cullens together with their 'Eclipse' looks - only 39 days to go!

Thanks to the Twilight Lexicon
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New 'Eclipse' Wolfpack poster revealed!

Another new 'Eclipse' poster has been unveiled in the week of poster reveals. This one is of the wolfpack and we get to see Leah in there with the boys for the first time! What do you think of the new Wolfpack poster?

Thanks to BellaandEdward.com
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Eclipse Quote of the Day #41


"As soon as we’re done here, I will do what I can to help him. Sam is trying to get him to phase back to his human form. That will make treating him easier. I’ve never been to veterinarian school." - Carlisle

Thursday, May 20, 2010

New Bella banner revealed!

As part of the continuing week of reveals the Twilight twitter account has revealed a new Bella 'Eclipse' banner.

What do you think of the new Bella images? I think she looks great, older and stronger than in the other movies - I am so excited for 'Eclipse'!

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Alfred Molina joins Taylor in 'Abduction'

Alfred Molina, most recently seen as Carey Mulligan's father in 'An Education', will be joining Taylor Lautner's new movie 'Abduction'. According to 'News in Film' Alfred will be playing  a veteran CIA agent tracking Lautner’s character when he goes on the run from KGB operatives.

Read the full article on the casting here.

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Video for new MUSE 'Eclipse' song revealed

MTV and VH1 today revealed the video for the new MUSE single 'Neutron Star Collision (love is forever)'
View it here. It has some new sneak peeks from 'Eclipse'



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New 'Eclipse' poster of Riley and the 'Newborns'

Another new 'Eclipse' poster of the Newborns (predominantly featuring Riley) was also released yesterday. What do you think of the new poster? This is the third poster released this week for 'Eclipse'.

We previously saw posters of the Volturi and of Edward, Bella and Jacob. 

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Eclipse Quote of the Day #42





"I just beheaded and dismembered a sentient creature not twenty yards from you. That doesn’t bother you?" - Edward

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Summit confirms entire Cullen Family back for 'Breaking Dawn'

Summit has just issued a statement via the Twilight Facebook page confirming that the entire Cullen family will be back for 'Breaking Dawn':


THE CULLEN FAMILY CAST RETURNS FOR SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT’S THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN



Los Angeles, CA May 19, 2010 – Summit Entertainment has confirmed that Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone, Elizabeth Reaser, and Nikki Reed will all return as members of the Cullen Family in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN. These cast members join Billy Burke as Charlie Swan.


Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. The project is currently being written by Melissa Rosenberg with Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, and Stephenie Meyer producing. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN is slated to be released November 18, 2011.


THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions.


The family of vampires, to which the leading male character Edward Cullen belongs, is comprised of Facinelli as Carlisle, Greene as Alice, Lutz as Emmett, Rathbone as Jasper, Reaser as Esme, and Reed as Rosalie.


Read the rest of the statement here. Still no word on one or two movies.

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Peter does Alex's Lemonade Stand PSA

Peter Facinelli, a longtime supporter of the Alex's lemonade stand charity, has done a PSA for the organization. You can watch it below. Follow Alex's lemonade stand on twitter here. You can also view their website and contribute here.

Thanks to the Fandom Gives Back on twitter for the heads up - follow them here. They are doing great work in the twilight fandom on behalf of Alex's Lemonade stand - see their website here.






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David Slade Tweets about Eclipse!

David Slade tweeted about 'Eclipse' last night! He also posted a 'newborn video still' which he said was from his own collection!

Almost midnight time to stop work, a few hours sleep and then back to it. Sweet dreams. DS via web   

Reaching the end of the Eclipse post production schedule, mere weeks before we rollout the cinema prints, which I will check myself. via web


It's getting exciting!

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Rob on Ellen

Rob appeared on the Ellen show today to promote 'Eclipse'. He debuted his new hairstyle (for 'Water for Elephants') and a lucky member of the audience got to feel him up! Watch the videos below!

*Spoiler warning* When you click on the second video the first thing that plays is the clip Rob brought with him from Eclipse.



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New 'Eclipse' poster featuring the Volturi!

Another new 'Eclipse' poster has been revealed this time of the Volturi! Thanks to Twifans for the heads up!





Twi Examiner revealed on twitter last night that the poster revealed yesterday on the Twilght Facebook account is the first of a day-by-day series of releases. You can follow Twi Examiner here and Twilight Facebook here.

What do you think of the new Volturi poster?


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Ashley and Kellan sign 'Breaking Dawn' deals

After a few weeks of speculation EW has revealed that Kellan and Ashley have finally signed their deals for 'Breaking Dawn'.  According to EW;

" [The] co-stars that were in a heated battle with Summit Entertainment over the deal points for the fourth and fifth installment of Breaking Dawn, have signed their deals, sources say. It’s not clear which party buckled and both sides are sure to have their spin, but we can confirm that we’ll see Green back as Alice Cullen for the last two Twilight films. And hunky Lutz will also return as Emmett Cullen for the conclusion of the epic franchise. Bill Condon is directing and production is set to begin in the fall. Summit Entertainment would not confirm the deals."

We now all wait on official word as to whether 'Breaking Dawn' is set to be one or two movies!

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Eclipse Quote of the Day #43





"First, because you are bizarrely moral for a vampire." - Bella

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Brand new 'Eclipse' poster!

A new 'Eclipse' poster has been released on the Twilight Facebook page - what do you all think? It looks like this one may be based off the outdoor art that was revealed late last week!



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Muse talk about new 'Eclipse' Single

Muse have talked about their new 'Eclipse' single Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever) that was released yesterday.  Matt Bellamy has explained how their song is about the recent "break-up" with his girlfriend.  He goes on to say;

"Bellamy explained that he wanted fans to hear the track now whilst its subject matter still felt "relevant". He said: "I broke up with my girlfriend - it must have been about 8 months ago or something. I basically wrote that song pretty much immediately after that.
"The Twilight people contacted us and were very keen to get a song for their film and I thought 'Why not?'.
"I might as well just bung it in there and get it out there because this song represents a bit of a difficult period for me in my life. It's the kind of song that by the time we get to the next album might not be relevant any more. My life might have changed and moved on. It's kind of like a cheesy love sentiment I suppose.
"When I wrote the song, it was quite a heavy thing."

Read the rest of the story here.

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Stephenie invites Fansites for Eclipse Junket!

Stephenie Meyer has decided to do something different for her promotion for Eclipse.  She posted the following on her website yesterday:

I want to do something different with publicity for this movie release. For Twilight, I did the normal press junket, for New Moon I got to go on Oprah. Both of these were fun, exciting experiences. However, they both had the same drawback—the interviews were designed for a very broad audience, and because of that, most of the questions were about things you guys have known the answers to for years. I feel like all of the basic questions have been answered, and for Eclipse I want to focus on the more specific questions of the readers. To accomplish that, I'm hosting my own mini-junket with a few fansites. It will be held on Friday, June 18th, the week before the L.A. premiere.

The names I drew were:
Congratulations to all of the sites - we hope you have an amazing time!  We want to know if we were in the hat too! :)

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Taylor and Taylor wanted best kiss award!

The director of 'Valentines Day' (and 'Pretty Woman') Garry Marshall says that Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner were trying to get a MTV best kiss nomination for their kiss in the movie!
"Taylor [Swift] was quite good in the movie and Taylor Lautner too," he told MTV News about the kiss in the movie, which is out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. "Taylor Swift is quite competitive. I said, 'You know there's a prize for best kiss? ... So we might as well try for it.' And Taylor Lautner kind of hid at the craft-service place. He didn't want to get involved. Anyway, he went along with it. We did one in the movie, which was pretty good, but then we did a whole shot of a best kiss that was pretty good."

Read the rest of the article here.

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Taylor becomes a comic book hero!

Taylor has become the latest member of the Twilight cast to be immortalized in a Bluewater Productions FAME comic book. 

The comic tells the story of his rise to fame and how he pumped up for New Moon.   President and founder of Bluewater Productions Darren Davis said: “The Twilight series has become a pop culture phenomenon. It's transformed previously unknown actors into superstars.  “It seems that the same thing is happening with Taylor Lautner.”  He added: “We at Bluewater are happy to bring Taylor's story to his fans, and hope that his comic helps introduce these readers to the joys of graphic storytelling.”

Read the full story here.

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Eclipse - Number one in movie power rankings!

According to Hit Fix 'Eclipse' is currently ranked at number one in the movie power rankings.  Largely due, according to Hit Fix "almost daily breaks with the first clip of "Eclipse" debuting online, tickets going on sale six weeks early (and sellouts a plenty) and a whole lot of hype on Oprah".

Pirates of the Caribbean, Iron Man 2 and Sex and the City 2 also make the list. Read the rest of the article here.


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Tyson Houseman joins Twitter

Tyson Houseman who plays Quil Aterra in the saga has joined twitter. You can follow him here.




Welcome to twitter Tyson!

New 'Eclipse' TV Spot - 'Destiny'

A new 'Eclipse' TV spot called 'Destiny' has been released. You can watch after the jump for those trying to avoid spoilers!


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Water for Elephants starts filming!

Rob's new movie 'Water for Elephants' started filming this week in Los Angeles. Rob will play young Jacob in the movie and will star alongside Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz (both Oscar winners!) The movie is set in the 1930's and Rob has had to cut his hair very short (like many others in the movie).

We are so excited to see this movie and you should read the book if you haven't already! It is a great read.


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Eclipse Quote of the Day #44


"I think you were just worried that if you really forced her to choose, she might not choose you." - Jacob

Monday, May 17, 2010

Xavier in Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue has done a great profile on Xavier Samuel who plays new born Riley in 'Eclipse'.

"When Xavier Samuel arrived in Vancouver last summer, he didn't make it far past baggage claim before he started making headlines. With just a few offbeat Australian flicks under his belt, the sandy-haired 26-year-old had been chosen to play newborn vampire Riley, the latest heartthrob in The Twilight Saga. Almost instantaneously he was being hailed as Robert Pattinson's doppelgänger and couldn't get coffee without seeing flashbulbs.
"It was all very sudden, not just with the paparazzi but also with being cast in general," says Xavier, who's been acting since high school. "I did an audition from Sydney on tape. Then I got word that it was down to four guys—and that I was one of them." (Rumor has it he beat out Channing Tatum and Harry Potter's Tom Felton for the part.)"

Read the rest of the article here
Watch the behind the scenes video of his shoot below!



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Happy Birthday Nikki!

Congratulations to Nikki Reed she turns 22 today!

More USA Today pictures!

More pictures from the USA Today photo shoot have emerged! They are seriously cute as well...

See more on the USA Today website here

Other pictures from the set can be viewed here also on Loving Rob

New Twifecta interview with USA Today

Rob, Kristen and Taylor sat down for a very cute interview with USA Today after the Oprah show.  The interview is a great read and all three come across as relaxed and funny.  The writer describes Rob as "Dashingly disheveled..Pattinson has an infectious, high-pitched laugh that would never do for his seductive vampire lover-boy, Edward Cullen."  Taylor is described as "Buff..polished...pocket-size" and Kristen is stated to be  "a real chatterbox" surprising considering much is made by the press of her nervousness and shyness.

The three talked about 'Eclipse' and Taylor revealed that he dressed up in a CGI suit to help Kristen film a scene with Jacob the wolf:
"[Taylor] waffles over the wisdom of sharing an anecdote about the scene in which the vicious horse-sized beast sweetly nuzzles Bella and she scratches his ear. After a little coaxing, he relents.
"That day I came on set and put on this tight gray spandex suit ..."
"There is dialogue and I talk to him," Stewart explains. "I said, 'How am I going to do this without Taylor?' " So instead of the actress pretending that a massive computer-animated wolf was nearby, Lautner volunteered to be its stand-in.  "Basically, it looked like a Teletubby," he continues about his outfit. "I had this circle on the face but everything else was covered. It was weird. But, yeah, I stood there and would literally bend over ..."
"I would actually pet his head," Stewart adds.

You can read the rest of the article here - do it is a great read! 


New 'Eclipse' Action figures

 These are apparently the new 'Eclipse' action figures of Edward, Victoria and Jacob. What do you think? I think the Victoria and Jacob figures are just okay but the Edward is awful!


Thanks to Thinking of Rob



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Eclipse Quote of the Day #45






"Bunch of vampires trying to kill you. The usual." - Jacob

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Eclipse Quote of the Day #46






"You know that I’ve stolen, I’ve lied, I’ve coveted . . . my virtue is all I have left." - Edward