Here’s an attempt to catch up on the news from this past weekend! Thanks debbie-dub for being so diligent at gathering our news!!
The Twilight Movie Premiere has been announced:
(Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, et al.)
Monday, November 17, 2008 – time TBA
(arrivals are likely to start between 5 PM and 6:30 PM)
at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd, in Hollywood
The Penninsula Daily News (WA) has several reports from Forks about Bella’s Birthday Celebration that took place there this past weekend. TwilightMOMS are mentioned several times in each…YAY!! Read the articles here and here.
Another report on Bella’s Birthday Celebration and the appreciation of Forks’ residents, comes from KiroTV in Seattle, WA. Read their article here.
Business Standard (India) has a review of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga. It’s just as popular in India as it is in other places. Read it here.
The Fresnoe Bee (CA) also has a review of the Twilight Saga. Read it here.
PR-Inside has a report that Robert Pattinsons pal, Rupert Grint, is reading the Twilight Saga because of a lost bet between the friends. Read all about it here.
The Hollywood Reporter has the inside info on Cam Gigandet’s (aka James) newest film project. Read about it here.
Bella and Edward have scans of the latest (on stands now) Popstar Magazine article, featuring the guys of Twilight:
Read about it here.
Elle Magazine will honor Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, along with many other women, at its 15th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute, October 6th, in Beverly Hills. Way to go Catherine, TwilightMoms love you!! Read about it here.
X17 Online has several snaps of Robert Pattinson out and about, as well as video of Robert discussing the VMA Host (that shall remain nameless) and the controversy of not being able to utter his line. Robert is his usual gracious self (his parents should be proud of him!) See the pics and video here.
UCLA’s Daily Bruin TV has video of Robert Pattinson on the red carpet at the VMA’s. DBtv’s Noah Reich asked Rob what’s his favorite VMA moment of all time; as usual his answer is surprising. Rob appears at about 1:19 in the video, here.
Novel Novice Twilight has posted their Twilight Lesson Plan for Teachers. “This is a teaching guide for using the Twilight series in the classroom, written by Novel Novice Twilight founder Ms. Truitt. They are geared for grades 7-9 and include a variety of activities, ranging from project-based assignments to reading comprehension questions.”
Novel Novice also has some Back to School-themed Twilight Downloads to dress up your desktop or lockers.
How To Be, the indie film starring Robert Pattinson, will be making the rounds of film festivals over the next few weeks:
- Strasbourg International Film Festival, France, Opening Night film, Friday September 12th @ 8pm and it’s reported that the Filmmakers will be in attendance for this showing.
- Calgary International Film Festival, Canada, Monday September 22nd @ 7PM and Wednesday September 24th @ 4:45PM.
- New Orleans Film Festival, October 10-16, schedule TBA on September 18th.
- Austin Film Festival, October 16-23, schedule TBA soon.
- Indie 2008 World Film Festival, Brazil, October 10-16, schedule TBA on October 1st.
It would be great if TwilightMoms around the world go in support of Robert. Be sure to let us know your thoughts on the film!
Borders has added 2 videos to their From Twilight to Dawn collection…Breaking Dawn, that is. The videos, hosted by our friends from The Twilight Lexicon, feature an interview with MTV’s (and Twilight fan) Kim Stolz and a ‘Relive the Night with a Bite‘ piece. See both of these videos, along with interviews of Stephenie Meyers, here.