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Casting chops and changes are made on a regular basis. But which films were drastically altered because of the departure of their A-list leading man? Have a gander inside to see.
Though the overall critical response to The Twilight Saga was fairly negative, there is no denying that it was a serious box office hit. But, most criticized out of the entire franchise was definitely Kristen Stewart, who despite all the negativity surrounding her acting, admitted that she’s proud of the films.
One of the biggest life lessons we learned from Game of Thrones is “what is dead may never die,” and this seems to be the case with Twilight. The high-grossing film franchise based on the Stephanie Meyer-penned book series is returning with a slew of short films, and now you can read the screenplays for each of them.
Despite Stewart’s time down indie film row, she won’t leave bigger budget films out of the picture completely, and claims she would love to play a role in a this Marvel movie.
Candyman helmer Bernard Rose is the latest filmmaker wanting to take a crack at bringing Frankenstein back to the big screen, but do audiences want to see a modern updating of this classic monster movie?
There’s a pretty ugly Twilight-related lawsuit going on right now. Basically, multiple companies who worked on financing the film and shared in its profits are going back-and-forth over which is ultimately responsible to pay for the bonuses various members of the cast and crew earned.
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx should have opened up one of this summer’s biggest movies. Both actors are big names in the business, and they had The Amazing Spider-Man’s James Vanderbilt and big budget guru Roland Emmerich to put together the film, as well. While the movie didn’t manage to dominate the box office, it’s still a fun but frilly movie that's short on surprises but long on fun.
Upon leaving the theater after seeing The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, two things I noted aloud were that I loved that they changed the ending from the book, and that the baby version of Edward and Bella’s half-human/half-vampire daughter Renesmee was weird.
The site says that Lionsgate and Summit have registered so many Twilight-related trademarks that it potentially creates an intellectual property monopoly, which the lawsuit would love to break down. And a communications law professor at the University of Georgia tells EW that Behind the Lines has a pretty good chance of winning.
Conventional wisdom says that next big thing will be Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic and critically reviled novel currently on its way toward a film adaptation. But could the next Twilight be something good instead-- and already out in theaters?
Early Thursday morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce their nominations for the best films of 2012. The list of nominees is expected to include great titles like Ben Afflecks Argo, David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, Ang Lee's Life of Pi and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. But we can't forget the worst of the worst either.
Rob Pattinson has never been the most enthusiastic guy during interviews. He does all the required publicity and promotional events for his films, but he’s not exactly the type to hard sell the projects. In fact, now and again, he even gives off the impression that he doesn’t like whatever movie it is he’s pitching.
Breaking Dawn Part 2 could in many ways be the biggest film of the Twilight franchise, what with the enormous battle scene, the many vampires coming in from all over the world to help Bella and Edward, and of course, the "they lived happily ever after" ending. But it won't be the biggest at the box office, at least in its opening weekend
A twenty-year-old man has been arrested for planning a new theater massacre, this one in Bolivar, Missouri. Details are still fuzzy at this juncture, but authorities say Blaec Lammers recently purchased two assault rifles, more than four hundred rounds of ammunition and a ticket to a Sunday showing of Twilight: Breaking Dawn—Part 2.
The sparkly vampire gravy train is finally coming to an end this weekend, as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 comes to theaters worldwide and websites like ours get to breathlessly report how much money the new Stephenie Meyer adaptation has made… for the last time. But don't be sad yet! There's an entire weekend worth of box office receipts to report
The Twilight franchise’s decision to split Stephanie Meyer’s fourth novel, Breaking Dawn into two films was a bold one. Despite being over 700 pages long, there’s not a ton of action that goes down after the birth of Bella’s daughter, Renesmee. Apparently, screenplay writer Melissa Rosenberg felt she could go somewhere with two scripts, and in Breaking Dawn: Part 2, she comes through in a big way.
No matter how you feel about sparkly vampires, there's something in literature aimed at young adults for everyone, and there's at least one movie coming up that will fit your taste. So with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 closing out the mega-series, we're looking ahead to 10 more movies and the books that inspired them
Successfully adapting a character from the page to the screen isn’t always about playing the person exactly as he or she was written. Sometimes the most successful transitions are about emphasizing a certain personality trait that’s downplayed in the text.
Twihards are widely considered to be among the more obsessive fanbases. From production stills to casting stories to unsubstantiated rumors, they tend to consume and respond to an incredible amount of Twilight related news. This fanaticism all but guarantees Breaking Dawn: Part II will make money, but during production of the film itself, the fan devotion wasn’t always the most positive thing.
A lot of what we've seen for the upcoming final installment of the feature adaptations of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series have focused on the action and suspense. The latest TV spot for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 focuses on Bella and Edward's relationship and their family, as well as Bella embracing her newly acquired vampire strength as she embraces her husband.