KRISTEN STEWART POISED TO BE ‘MISS SUNDANCE 2010’from zap2it.com:
There are some very hot stars heading for the Sundance Film Festival, held in snowy Park City, Utah, which runs from Thursday, Jan. 21 through the end of the month.
“Gossip Girl” hunk Chace Crawford, Katie Holmes, Dakota Fanning, “Mad Men” star John Hamm, Kate Mara, Malin Akerman, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba and Julia Robert’s niece, Emma Roberts will be making the trek up the slopes to support their indie films
But “Twilight Saga” star Kristen Stewart has two films at the festival — she plays 80’s rocker Joan Jett in “The Runaways” and a troubled stripper in “Welcome to the Riley’s” — which puts her in the running to be Miss Sundance 2010, according to our cinema scooper Greg Ellwood over at HitFix.com, who also has a great gallery of some of the most hotly anticipated Sundance films.
PETER FACINELLI NERVOUS ABOUT STEAMY SEX SCENES IN ‘BREAKING DAWN’from momlogic.com:
Peter Facinelli, says he wants producers to keep sex scenes in “Breaking Dawn” (the fourth and final film) PG-13 — so his daughter can see the movie! And, for those of you that read the book, you know that when Bella and Edward finally get together, um, it’s anything but PG. “I have a 12-year-old daughter. She’s a fan, and I’d want her not to feel left out or awkward,” says the 37-year-old dad who is married to actress Jennie Garth, adding, “Hopefully it’s a PG-13 type of situation. I’m sure the producers and directors know what they want — and especially what they are doing — but I’m sure they don’t want to alienate fans.”
TWILIGHT STARS’ ROLES FOR 2010from mtv.com:
While the “Twilight Saga” may be giving us some of the biggest blockbusters of its time, most of the series’ stars are indie actors at heart. It’s no surprise, then, that this week’s Sundance Film Festival will unveil three highly anticipated films for Twilighters: “The Runaways,” “Welcome to the Rileys” and “Skateland.”
In 2010, however, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. From blockbusters to indies, quirky love stories to serious dramas, the “Twilight” gang is branching out. With that in mind, here are the top 10 “Twilight”-related movies of 2010 (release dates subject to change, of course). How many will you be lining up to see?
Valentine’s Day – Taylor Lautner – February 12
Remember Me – Robert Pattinson – March 12
The Runaways – Kristen Stewart – March 19
Warrior – Kellan Lutz – TBA
NO RETAILER EXCLUSIVITY FOR ‘NEW MOON’ BLU-RAY
Summit Entertainment has confirmed that the Blu-ray edition of ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ will have a wide release to all retailers on Saturday, March 20. The first installment, ‘Twilight’, had been released on March 21, 2009, but initially was available in high definition only at Best Buy and Target for a period of six weeks (see blu-ray.com, January 22, 2009).
SEND A LOVE NOTE TO TAYLOR LAUTNER
How would you like to send a love note to Taylor Lautner? The folks at the Grand Rapids Press (Taylor’s hometown in Michigan) are collecting love notes and Valentines for the hunky wolfboy who turns 18 on February 11. They will forward them to his Los Angeles office. They will also run randomly selected notes in the paper and there will also be random drawings for movie passes.
Send your professions of love to:
Mail or drop off your letters to: Valentines for Taylor Lautner, c/o The Grand Rapids Press Entertainment Dept., 155 Michigan St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.
Deadline for entries is January 29.
TWILIGHT INSPIRES CLOTHING LINEfrom msn.com:
A ‘Twilight’-inspired clothing range is being launched. American fashion label BB Dakota is creating the line after one of its jackets was used in the vampire film. However the canvas coat, worn by Kristen Stewart’s character Bella during a romantic scene with Robert Pattinson’s Edward Cullen, was not supposed to be used at all. ‘Twilight’ costume designer Wendy Chuck said: ‘I was planning to use the brown hoodie for that sequence but the director of photography hated the fact that her hair and the jacket were both brown and felt she got lost in it.’ Following on from the film, BB Dakota re-branded the coat the ‘Twilight’ jacket and is to carry on its success with a full range this autumn.
ABIGAIL BRESLIN CONFESSES TO BEING A ‘CRAZY, OBSESSED FAN’ OF TWILIGHTfrom mtv.com:
Hollywood Crush caught a casually dressed Abigail at the New York City premiere of “New Moon” back in November, and Abigail admits she couldn’t be a bigger fan.
“I’m a crazy, obsessed fan. I went to see the first movie on opening day,” she said. “But I felt left out because everyone in the audience had ‘Twilight’ t-shirts and I didn’t. So I have ‘Twilight’ T-shirts now. And have you seen those ‘Twilight’ water bottles? I have one of those…”
ANNA KENDRICK AMONG NOMINEES FOR 2010 BAFTA AWARDSfrom celebrity-mania.com:
“Up in the Air” has once again brought Anna Kendrick another prestigious awards nomination. On Thursday, January 21, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has unveiled that the “Twilight Saga” actress is among the nominees for Best Supporting Actress at the 2010 Orange British Academy Film Awards.
The 24-year-old is up against fellow “Up in the Air” star Vera Farmiga. She is also listed alongside Anne-Marie Duff and Kristin Scott Thomas of “Nowhere Boy”, and Mo’Nique of “Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire”. Her nod also gives her drama movie a total of six counts, which also include Best Editing and Best Leading Actor for George Clooney.
I’m looking forward to hearing the reports from Sundance and how everyone receives Kristen’s performances in “Meet the Rileys” and “The Runaways”. I think that she is quite talented and keeps getting a bum rap from the Twilight haters.
I like that Peter Facinelli is concerned about keeping the movies PG13 so that his own kids can see the movies and I’m also impressed by the fact that he doesn’t let his own kids watch just anything. Comments like these speak volumes about the kind of parents that he and Jennie are to their girls.
I thought that the comments from Abigail Breslin were so cute and refreshing. Too many of the actresses in Hollywood are too serious for their own good. I like that she’s just like every other teenager, yet able to tackle serious roles in her films.
Who says that small roles aren’t worth pursuing? Kudos to Anna Kendrick on her BAFTA nomination. Best of luck to Anna and Kristen for their nominations!
Are you looking forward to seeing any (or all) of the upcoming films featuring the Twilight stars? Which one(s)?
Will you be purchasing the Blu-Ray version of New Moon?
Are you going to send a love note to Taylor Lautner? I’m just going to have to pass on that one. Seeing how I’m biologically old enough to be his mother, that’s just a little too creepy for me (and probably illegal in some states).
Have the fashions from the Twilight movies inspired the way that you dress?
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