Texas Monthly has a great interview with Catherine Hardwicke where she discusses Twilight’s demographic, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and more.
It’s remarkable how not only kids but also grown-ups have responded. It really has cut across demographics.
When Stephenie wrote the first book, she didn’t expect it to go into the Young Adults section. Someone else decided that’s where it should go. She and I joked that, yes, you’ve got Romeo and Juliet, the two young lovers, but it doesn’t mean no one else can appreciate the play. It started out with the teenagers, but then it expanded—you know, you have the Twilight moms and the Twilight grandmoms. I’ve met tons of people older than teenagers who loved the book and confessed that they’ve seen the movie three times, four times.
Read the entire article here.