Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ Invaded By A Director
hollywoodcrush.mtv.com: We haven’t heard much about the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s other best-selling novel “The Host” since the screen rights were purchased way back in September 2009. Well, it now appears the production process is gaining steam as a director has just been announced! “Nanny McPhee Returns” director Susanna White will helm the film written by Andrew Niccol (“The Truman Show”).
Kristen Stewart nominated for Kids Choice Award for ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’
www.examiner.com: Nominations for the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, which comedian Jack Black will return to host, have been announced, and Kristen Stewart (“Bella Swan”) has been nominated for “Favorite Movie Actress” for her work in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse!
She is nominated alongside Miley Cyrus for The Last Song, Ashley Judd for The Tooth Fairy, and Emma Watson for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1.
‘Twilight’ Writer Melissa Rosenberg Takes Over Summit’s ‘Highlander’ Script
www.hollywoodreporter.com: After taking on vampires in Summit’s Twilight Saga, writer Melissa Rosenberg is tackling a different kind of immortal being: Scottish highlanders.
The scribe is in negotiations to come on board to work on the studio’s remake of Highlander. Neal Moritz is producing the project, which offers an update on the 1986 movie starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery and Clancy Brown. Justin Lin (Fast Five) is attached to direct. Peter Davis is also producing.
First look at ‘Twilight’ star Kellan Lutz as ‘Poseidon’ in ‘Immortals’ revealed
www.examiner.com: The first still image of Kellan Lutz as “Poseidon” in his upcoming film Immortals (release date: 11/11/11) has been unveiled by Entertainment Weekly!
EW also shared a bit of information about what the focus of this film, which presents very legendary characters who’ve been known through countless mediums – especially movies, will be.
The 10 most iconic movie kisses
www.cnn.com: Is there anything as romantic as a classic big screen kiss? Even today — when most Hollywood movies don’t exactly fade to black after the lovers lock lips — the best kisses still have the power to send shivers down the spine. In honor of Valentine’s Day, InStyle chose the most memorable cinematic embraces: upside down, on a boat, and in the pouring rain.
Even the most diehard members of Team Jacob can’t deny the romantic power of Bella and Edward’s first kiss. Kristen Stewart — who’s almost uniformly closemouthed about her off-screen relationship with costar Robert Pattinson — did offer “I get to kiss Edward Cullen,” when asked to name a few of her favorite things about the gig.
Edi Gathegi featured in ‘X-Men: First Class’ trailer
www.examiner.com: For Edi Gathegi (“Laurent” in Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon), becoming a part of the X-Men franchise was basically a dream come true.
He was cast as Armando Muñoz (a.k.a. “Darwin”) in X-Men: First Class last July, and back in September, he discussed his acquisition of the role with delight.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Vancouver Twilight shoot revealed
www.vancouversun.com: The Twilight stars — Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Kellan Lutz, Taylor Lautner and the gang — are headed to Vancouver next month and the mag says it even knows where they’re going to be.
Our source continues: “They are wrapping things up in Baton Rouge but are heading up to Canada over the next week and will be filming in many districts. But they will only be shooting in the city of Vancouver on one day … March 14, they’ll be at a theatre for part of the day and then they’ll be filming on Beatty Street.”
‘Eclipse’ helmer in talks to direct NBC pilot
www.variety.com: David Slade, who helmed “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,” is in talks to direct the NBC pilot “REM.”
This would mark Slade’s first TV project. Besides “Eclipse,” which grossed nearly $700 million globally, his other efforts include indie film “Hard Candy” with Ellen Page and horror pic “30 Days of Night.”
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