It’s been 14 years for the reason that first “Twilight” movie hit theaters, and director Catherine Hardwicke has a number of secrets and techniques to share.
Hardwicke admitted on an episode of “The Big Hit Show” podcast that she despised the 2008 teen vampire romance’s unique script.
Host Alex Pappademas learn items of the screenplay’s first draft that had a number of wild plotlines.
One scene confirmed star Kristen Stewart’s character Bella Swan firing a gun at a vampire. Another confirmed her “on Jet Skis being chased by the FBI.”
Screenwriter Mark Lord wrote the unique script and informed Pappademas that MTV Films, which was producing the flick on the time, mentioned that it wanted so as to add extra motion to the story.
“They wanted it to take a concept and build in a structure that was far more like a cinematic structure,” Lord mentioned. “And they wanted to just put in some more action to advance it more and give something more for the male audience. They thought they were going to lose the male audience with too much of a romance.”
Hardwicke, nevertheless, mentioned she didn’t really feel just like the script was proper for the big-screen adaption of writer Stephenie Meyer’s extensively fashionable younger grownup novels.
Kristen Stewart as beginner vampire Bella Swan in 2012’s “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”Andrew Cooper
“And the original script literally had Bella on Jet Skis being chased by the FBI,” she mentioned. “She was a star athlete. Nothing to do with the book.”
Meyer additionally hated the primary draft and the film rights had been then given to Summit Entertainment. Writer Melissa Rosenberg changed Lord and wrote all 5 films within the franchise.
Stewart starred with Robert Pattinson within the sequence from 2008 till 2012. Stewart dated the “Batman” star from 2009 to 2013, and she or he just lately opened up about their relationship in an interview with the New Yorker.
Pattinson and Stewart portrayed lovers and vampires within the “Twilight” sequence.Andrew Cooper
“It was so clear who worked,” the “Spencer” star mentioned of her chemistry with Pattinson — who performed Edward Cullen. “I was literally just, like [swooning].”
She added: “And, whatever, we were young and stupid and, not to say that we made it so much better, but that’s what it needed, and that’s what anybody playing those parts needed to feel.”