Twilight Release Date
November 21, 2008
Twilight is an action-packed, modern day love story between a vampire and a human. Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother remarries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesn’t expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a boy unlike any she’s ever met.
Intelligent and witty, he sees straight into her soul. Soon, Bella and Edward are swept up in a passionate and decidedly unorthodox romance. Edward can run faster than a mountain lion, he can stop a moving car with his bare hands – and he hasn’t aged since 1918. Like all vampires, he’s immortal. But he doesn’t have fangs, and he doesn’t drink human blood; Edward and his family are unique among vampires in their lifestyle choice. To Edward, Bella is that thing he has waited 90 years for – a soul mate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will Edward & Bella do when James (Cam Gigandet), Laurent (Edi Gathegi) and Victoria (Rachelle Lefevre), the Cullens’ mortal vampire enemies, come to town, looking for her?
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Jason Rathbone, Cam Gigandet, Kellen Lutz, Anna Kendrick, Taylor Lautner
Written by: Melissa Rosenberg
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Produced by: Greg Mooradian, Mark Morgan, Karen Rosenfelt
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Release Date: November 21, 2008
External Info: Twilight Official Website
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Five High-Res Photos Of Bella From The Breaking Dawn Part 2 Teaser Trailer
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by Sean O'Connell February 26, 2012 comments
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She then gave up another tidbit that may come as a surprise to fans. While Rosenberg is the only credited screenwriter on the movie, part of Hardwicke's deal was that she could fix the script herself. The article says that Hardwicke went to Summit and said that she would only do the movie if she could do a complete rewrite. According to the site, the studio agreed. If this is true, why isn't Hardwicke credited as one of the screenwriters and why hasn't this come out until now?
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