Meyer is a skilled storyteller with a talent for metaphysical tension but her stories are as Mormon as she is — little wish-fulfilments, in which beautiful young people are doomed never to satisfy their sexual longings. The first Twilight film made squillions at the box office and turned its heart-throb leading man Robert Pattinson into a global star. The books and the film adaptations are ingenious but they are hobbled by their message. Already, we can witness the series being scooped in quality by its own offspring — the vampire TV show True Blood proving both more sophisticated and more exciting in nearly every respect, as well as less cute.
Taylor Lautner Interview THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON
Taylor Lautner Says 'New Moon' Shirtless Scenes Can Be 'Embarrassing' - MTV
Lautner went from a typical year-old to a bona fide sex symbol after he gained fans worldwide for his portrayal of the ever-shirtless Jacob Black. She was replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard. The Twilight couple remains as tight-lipped as ever since Stewart was caught getting cozy with her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders in July. Greene, who plays Alice Cullen in the Twilight series, fell victim to a photo scandal in The actress claimed that she was the copyright holder of the pictures, and, as the copyright holder, she is entitled to demand that the photos be taken down. Any Web site owner who declined would face the possibility of a lawsuit. Chaske Spencer, who plays wolf pack leader Sam in New Moon and Eclipse , was forced to reveal his stint in rehab after rumors hit the Internet in
'New Moon' costume designer Tish Monaghan on Edward's suit and Jacob's cut-offs
He wore it in virtually every scene, and I think maybe he just got tired of it. He had worn hoodies and jeans and sneakers, and Robert, the director [Chris Weitz], and I all wanted to portray him more as a gentleman, more elegant and classic. He came out of the Edwardian period, around Of course, most of the gentleman from that time would be wearing suits, coats, hats, etc. We had to pick something that was iconic for the character that would suffice to be used throughout the whole film.
In the second book of the series New Moon , he discovers that he can shapeshift into a wolf. According to Stephenie Meyer , Jacob was originally meant to be a device through which Bella could learn Edward's secret in Twilight. Meyer, her agent, and her editor all liked the character so much that they decided to give him a larger role in the following book, New Moon , with Meyer referring to the character as, "my favorite gift that New Moon gave to me.