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“New Moon” frolic shot was Robert Pattinson’s idea

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: “I can’t stay silent about this anymore,” “New Moon” director Chris Weitz tweeted earlier today, “NM and the frolic…it was Rob’s idea.” The shot Weitz refers to occurs near the end of the film when clairvoyant vamp Alice sees a future vampire Bella frolicking[...]

Robert De Niro, Paul Dano begin Flynn’s memoir

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Production began today on Paul Weitz’s as-yet-untitled film adaptation of Nick Flynn’s 2004 memoir entitled “Another Bulls—t Night in Suck City.” The Focus Features stars Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Paul Dano, Dale Dickey (“Winter’s Bone”), Lili Taylor and Olivia Thirlby. It tells the story of Nick Flynn[...]

Chris Weitz Comments on “Breaking Dawn” and Bill Condon

By Tracy Rosenfield hollywoodnews.com: Chris Weitz, director of the second “Twilight” installment, “New Moon”, recently chatted with MTV about his thoughts on the fourth “Twilight” film, “Breaking Dawn.” Though the cast has spoken more highly of Weitz than any other “Twilight” director to date (Catherine Hardwicke, David Slade), Weitz did[...]

Weitz digs ‘Gardener’

“As “New Moon” soared toward a $258 million opening weekend worldwide, director Chris Weitz was in discussions with Summit Entertainment for his follow-up. Weitz said he plans to go to work for Summit right away on “The Gardener,” with deals in the works for Weitz and Eric Eason (“Manito”), who wrote[...]