October 28, 2016
        "Live By Night', "Passengers", and "Silence": What still hasn't screened this year?                Justin Timberlake to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards: “CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!”                Ten Contenders will compete for Best Documentary Short Subject                "The Circle" and "The Lost City of Z": Which potential 2016 contenders got bumped to 2017?                Natalie Portman, Janelle Monáe, Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Stacy Keach at Hollywood Film Awards                Viola Davis will be campaigned in Best Supporting Actress for "Fences"                Mel Gibson to be Honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Michael Moore drops a surprise new film with "Michael Moore in TrumpLand"                Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for October                Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                "Manchester by the Sea" leads the Gotham Award nominations                Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Tom Cruise is in his action hero comfort zone with "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"                "Moonlight" could be A24's big Oscar horse this year                Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with "American Pastoral"        

Twilight cast members chat with fans about “Eclipse”

By Kim Palacios

In honor of the world premiere of the latest trailer for “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”, three cast members joined emcees tonight to answer questions submitted by fans. On deck were Nikki Reed (Rosalie Hale), Bryce Dallas Howard (replacing Rachelle Lefevre for the role of bad vamp Victoria), and Julia Jones (Leah Clearwater).

When asked what made “Eclipse” different from “Twilight” and “New Moon”, all participants agreed that the difference in “Eclipse” is the action. Not just in the technical sense, the events in “Eclipse” hold greater significance.

Said Bryce Dallas Howard, speaking of Bella, “the consequences of the choices she makes are much higher in the film.” Alluding to “New Moon”, in which the love triangle among she, Edward, and Jacob only had the power to impact the three of them, she contrasts “Eclipse” in which, says Howard, “…it’s not just her. The Stakes become enormously high. It’s New moon but a lot more.”

The actors also talked about what it was like to work with David Slade, who reportedly devoted an enormous amount of time with each actor on strategies for their characters. Said Nikki Reid, “We all felt like we got enough of him.”

The final question of the day asked the stars their favorite memories of working on the set of “Eclipse”. Bryce Dallas Howard spoke of the camaraderie among the cast and crew. “I haven’t had an experience on a film where you really get to know a group of people as I did on this film. I have so much respect for everyone who’s involved with them because they’ve stayed really grounded, and their friendships have stayed really true…it’s a group of artists who are really serious about what’s being created.”

About Kim Palacios

Kim Palacios is a San Francisco Bay Area transplant whose epicurean tendencies are matched only by her wanderlust. While not covering food, wine, and luxury travel for her column on Examiner.com, she guest writes for Travel Writers Exchange and a number of other varied-topic blogs. She is quadrilingual and holds an M.B.A. in Finance (neither of which she uses much these days). While not mourning the death of free markets and grumbling about the tax treatment of Californians, she enjoys film, and all things Twilight.

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.