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Eclipse is breaking records already...and it's not even out yet!

By afterthebite · June 29, 2010 · 0 Comments · ·

Eclipse, the third movie in the Twilight series, will set a record tomorrow when it will open in more theaters in North America than any other film in Hollywood history.
<Blockquote>The current number for Eclipse, the third movie in the Twilight Saga franchise opening Wednesday is 4,416 theaters in North America. That passes Iron Man 2 which scored 4,380 venues. No word yet on the number of locations screening the film at 12:01 AM tomorrow.

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Source: Deadline Hollywood

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Breaking Dawn will be Two Movies!

By afterthebite · June 14, 2010 · 0 Comments · ·

It's been announced that Breaking Dawn will not just be one movie, but will be broken into two!

Summit Entertainment officially announced its decision to split the final "Twilight" adaptation, "Breaking Dawn," into two separate movies, says the Hollywood Reporter. The move makes sense for anyone familiar with the novels, since "Breaking Dawn" the book is somewhere in the neighborhood of 730 pages long.

Want to learn more? Read all about it right here.

Stephenie has a new vampire book

By afterthebite · March 30, 2010 · 0 Comments · ·

WHAA??? Did anyone see this coming?

Stephenie Meyer announced today the upcoming release of a new "novella" titled The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. And what's more? She's going to make the whole book available to read for FREE online.

Seriously awesome stuff; here's what Stephenie says about it:

Actually, this has been a surprise to me, too. The reason why it's a surprise was that I never intended to publish this story as a stand-alone book. I began this story a long time ago—before Twilight was even released. Back then I was just editingEclipse, and in the thick of my vampire world. I was thinking a lot about the newborns, imagining their side of the story, and one thing led to another. I started writing from Bree's perspective about those final days, and what it was like to be a newborn.

This story was something that I worked on off and on for a while, just for fun, in between the times I was writing or editing other Twilight novels. Later, when the concept for The Twilight Saga: The Official Guide came up, I thought that might be a good place for Bree. Her story is a nice complement to Eclipse; it explains a lot of the things that Bella never knew.

Then I got the news: my "short story" was nearly 200 pages long when typeset. It was too long to fit into the Guide—without ending up with a tome as heavy as the Oxford English Dictionary. My publisher approached me with the idea of releasing the Bree story on its own. One of the major benefits of this plan was that it would be out before the movie, so people would get to know Bree before they saw her in the film. That made sense to me, and we decided to go ahead with it.

Read the rest of the information on Stephenie's site. SO EXCITED!!!

 

The Eclipse Movie Trailer is Here - Enjoy!

By afterthebite · March 11, 2010 · 0 Comments · ·
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New Moon movie breaks opening day sales record!

By afterthebite · November 22, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

Moviefone, as well as other outlets, are reporting that 'New Moon' broke the record for opening day sales.

'New Moon' raked in $72.7 million on Friday in 4,024 theaters, topping the previous opening day best, 'The Dark Knight's' $67.2 on July 18, 2008, according to a report in Variety.

The first-day box office totals were aided by midnight showings in 3,514 theaters, which generated $26.3 million. The numbers tell of a 100 percent gain for 'New Moon' over the opening of 'Twilight,' which made $36 million on its first day en route to a three-day weekend of $69.6 million.

 

So, what did you think of New Moon movie? POLL

By afterthebite · November 21, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

Tell us what you thought!

New Moon fonts: download

By afterthebite · November 21, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

We get a lot of search phrase lookups for New Moon font so I decided to create this post to help you find these easier.

Bellaandedward.com has posted New Moon fonts for you to download. This is fun stuff.  Click here for the full download and installation instructions.

Jacob

 

Edward

Bella

Alice

 

New Moon poised to be box office record breaker!

By afterthebite · November 21, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

The Los Angeles Times has been talking to people who have been watching the ticket sales today for New Moon:

By 5 p.m., the movie had already sold more than $50 million worth of tickets in the U.S. and Canada. When evening shows are included, the total will likely be more than $70 million, the people said.

Given the huge amount of pent-up interest among fans, who are rushing out to theaters on opening day, ticket sales are expected to drop significantly on Saturday and Sunday. Nonetheless, a total weekend gross of more than $110 million is all but certain and more than $120 million is very possible. That would give “New Moon” the biggest weekend gross for any movie this year and make it one of the top five pictures of all time at the domestic box office, not accounting for ticket price inflation.

New Moon takes in $26 million in midnight showings on opening night

By afterthebite · November 20, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

Official numbers from Summit are in!

Summit has announced that The Twilight Saga: New Moon has officially set a new all-time midnight box office record, taking in $26.27M from 3514 theaters.

This shatters The Dark Knight’s $18.4M midnight debut for a 3-day weekend. It also easily surpasses the all-time record for midnight showings which was held by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which took in $22.2M on a Tuesday night on its way to a 5-day weekend total of $158M. The Dark Knight went on to take in $67.17M that opening day, dropped 29.1% from Friday to Saturday to bring in another $47.65M, and ended with $43.6M on Sunday for an opening weekend total of $158.4M.

Stephenie Meyer on Oprah Winfrey Show on November 13

By afterthebite · November 6, 2009 · 0 Comments · ·

From StephenieMeyer.com:

Hi everybody! I wanted to apprise you all of a few upcoming things. You know I've been doing the hermit thing this last year, in so far as media is concerned, and I'm not changing that now, but I am making an exception. I'm doing this for a good reason: I am so pleased and amazed and thrilled with what Chris Weitz has done with New Moon that I want to talk about it, and to show my support for him. And since I'm only doing one interview, better make it big. Really big. So....I will be on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Friday, November 13th. Check the local listings on Oprah's website to find out what time it will be on where you live.

Of course, most of the questions for Oprah will be designed for a broader audience than just die-hard Twilight fans, and I imagine people who read this site and other fansites will already know most of the answers. To rectify this, I'm going to answer your more specific questions on-line. The official Twilight Saga website (www.TheTwilightSaga.com) will be taking any New Moon movie-related questions you might have for me, and then I'll answer those most frequently asked. I'll post the answers on the Twilight Saga website and also here on my own site.

Questions can be submitted to TheTwilightSaga.com from noon (Eastern Standard Time) on Monday, November 9th through noon Tuesday, November 10th. The answers will be posted Monday, November 16th—or New Moon Premiere Day, as it is known around my house. (Details about submitting the questions will be posted first thing Monday morning at TheTwilightSaga.com, you can also get more information below.) I'm so very excited that you'll all get to see New Moon in just two weeks! Then you'll see what I'm going on about. Until then, think up some good questions for me.

Love,

Steph

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