Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Filming & Casting for 'Eclipse' Officially Announced

Eclipse Movie PosterSummit has officially started filming for Eclipse! Woot Woot! As we did with the filming of New Moon, we here at TB.net can bring you the latest up to date news during the filming of Eclipse and the upcoming released of the highly anticipated New Moon. Here is part of Summit's officially announcement regarding the start of filming and the new actors that are joining the saga. Stay tuned for the newest Character Profiles on these new additions!

"Summit Entertainment announced today that it has commenced principal photography on THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE directed by David Slade (30 DAYS OF NIGHT, HARD CANDY) from a screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will reprise their roles as Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black. The third film in the studio's TWILIGHT film franchise based on Stephenie Meyer's blockbuster book series, will be released theatrically in North America on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

Along with director David Slade, several new actors are joining the TWILIGHT family including Bryce Dallas Howard as Victoria, Xavier Samuel as Riley, Catalina Sandino Moreno as Maria, Jack Huston as Royce King, Julia Jones as Leah, BooBoo Stewart as Seth, and Jodelle Ferland as Bree.

Also continuing in the saga as The Cullen Family are Ashley Greene as Alice, Peter Facinelli as Carlisle, Elizabeth Reaser as Esme, Kellan Lutz as Emmett, Nikki Reed as Rosalie, and Jackson Rathbone as Jasper. Billy Burke also returns as Charlie Swan. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE is filming on location in Vancouver, BC.

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE brings back members of the Quileute Indian Nation; the classmates of Bella and Edward; and the legendary Volturi, a venerable coven of vampires who weigh and impose the laws of the vampire world. A cast list for THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE appears at the end of this document.

In THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob — knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life."

{via Summit}

7 comments:

  1. I think that this will be a screw up, as most of the second half of the book is a blood bath. Good luck shooting, guys. Also, The special effects rock, but not very realistic.

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  2. i cant wait for eclipse .... think it will be great tbh the first two films have ....... love the special effects and all the actors in the series :)

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  3. I personally can not wait for the tent scene! the best part of the series by far! and i've swapped allegience to Team Jacob!!!!!

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  4. I think that the tent scene was by far my favorite part of the book. I almost thought that Bella was going to choose Jacob instead! I can't wait to see how it turns out in the movie.

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  5. can i get a role?

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  6. this movie is goin 2 unreal!!!!!!!!:)

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  7. i wish Rachelle Lefevre was still playing victoria. :( But other than that, i think its going to be awesome (: cant wait!

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