Saturday, November 28, 2009

Melissa Rosenberg on Harry Clearwater's Death

Twilight Saga screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg talked with MTV about who she made Victoria the cause of Harry Clearwater’s death in New Moon. Her logic is awesome, as I was wondering why she had decided to take that path since Stephenie Meyer does not say what causes Harry's heart-attack. Melissa said that:

“In the book, Harry Clearwater’s death, heart attack is mentioned as something that’s off screen, although it plays a crucial role in the structure of the books. Reading that it was Harry Clearwater’s heart attack it just gave me the idea of, why don’t we see this? Stephenie [Meyer] doesn’t specify what caused the heart attack, so I decided, well, you know, if could be caused by something startling him. It could be caused by fear.

It was a way to keep Victoria alive, it was a way to keep Charlie and the hunt alive, the danger to Charlie alive and that’s where we get a really great action sequence with Victoria that all blends together with important parts of the movie and bring parts of the book forward. I particularly like that.”

{via MTV}

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