Carter Burwell Returning To ‘Twilight’ Franchise To Score ‘Breaking Dawn’ Burwell has an existing relationship with the director of the final two parts, Bill Condon, having collaborated on “Kinsey” and “Gods And Monsters” and will return to the position after Alexandre Desplat followed him for “New Moon” with Howard Shore stepping in for “Eclipse.” Shooting began this past November with all major cast members such as Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Michael Sheen, Anna Kendrick and Ashley Greene reprising their roles. The two parts will be shot as one project and will then be respectively released on November 18th, 2011 and November 16th, 2012. And in case you haven’t do so already, check out Burwell’s score for “True Grit,” it’s ace.

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‘Glee’ and ‘Twilight’ lead People’s Choice Award nominations Queen Latifah hosts the 37th annual People’s Choice Awards, kicking off the beginning of the year’s awards show season, on January 5 in Los Angeles, to honor fan’s favorites in film, television and music. It is to be televised on US network CBS-TV at 9 pm PT.

The popular vampire romance franchise The Twilight Saga leads the film category: Eclipse has eight nominations, from favorite movie to nods for its three principle stars. Favorite Movie nods include Alice in Wonderland, Inception, Iron Man 2, Toy Story 3, and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

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25 Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011 There are only so many Will Smiths and Natalie Portmans to go around, and as much as Hollywood producers would love to cast them in everything (for reals, Portman’s in like 100 movies this year) they have to eventually take a chance on some fresh faces. But which of those faces have the appropriate level of freshness?

BooBoo Stewart

Starring In: ”The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1″ (Nov. 18)

Next Factor: Although he only had a minor role in “Eclipse,” Stewart’s character Seth Clearwater becomes integral in the two-part “Twilight Saga” finale “Breaking Dawn” as both Jacob’s second-in-command and an unlikely werewolf ally to Bella and Edward. That’s good news for the 16-year-old actor/wrestler/singer/dancer/model. Team Clearwater, anyone?

David Slade Tweets about People’s Choice Awards

As many have seen, the Twilight Saga: Eclipse took home several awards and who wouldn’t be more proud than the director himself, David Slade.

Creation Entertainment: Official Twilight Conventions Announced

The dates for the Official Twilight Convention 2011 are now up. There will be special appearances by Tinsel Korey (Emily), Julia Jones (Leah Clearwater), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara) among many others. Fans will also have the opportunity to attend parties, Q & A’s, take photos, get autographs, and fun merchandise. All guests and scheduling is tentative and subject to change.

Sat. & Sun.
January 22-23, 2011
The Westin Seattle
1900 Fifth Ave.

San Francisco, CA
February 4-6, 2011

Los Angeles, CA
March 4-6, 2011

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What does the future hold for Bella, Edward in ‘Breaking Dawn’? Even the most rabid Twi-hards have been nervous about how the sometimes graphic 754-page tome would translate on screen as the mixed-marriage spawn of courtly bloodsucker Edward Cullen and beloved human Bella (played by Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart) leads to friction with the Volturi, who act as vampire royalty, and the werewolf-prone Quileute tribe.

But never fear, says producer Wyck Godfrey.

Speaking from the Baton Rouge set where both installments of Breaking Dawn are shooting simultaneously, Wyck answered some of the Twi-faithful’s more pressing questions.

Q: Where does the story split in half?

A: “We basically want to take the audience through the emotional part of Bella’s journey as she becomes a vampire. The first part will cover the wedding, the honeymoon and the birth.” The film ends just before she embarks on her supernatural transformation.

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It good to know that Carter Burwell is back for the Breaking Dawn score, I’ve really liked all of the music that we’ve heard in the movies, but I think at it is also good that he’s back because he already knows what to look for since he work with Twilight before, he already must know what music to use for Edward and Bella in special occasions and what to use for the dramatic scenes 😉 What do you think of this? Would have you preferred one of the other previous composers to return for Breaking Dawn?

It’s funny to hear that David Slade didn’t know what the PCA were 🙂 He must still be new to all this attention. What did you think of his tweets?

So, in words of the twilight producer, the film will split before Bella completes her transformation. I’m trying to picture how they’ll do it, maybe something like Bella seeing her baby, Rose takes Nessie away, Jacob follows, he sees her and everything turns black and credits roll. Something dramatic like in New Moon “Marry, Bella”…who knows. What did you think of the interview?

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