NYmag.com’s Vulture catches up with Twilight director, Catherine Hardwicke, in Sundance. She speaks candidly about her first impression of the initial Twilight script, and gives us the scoop on that burning question about Robert and Kristen that fans and gossip magazines at the time were dying to know the answer to.
While skiing the slopes, we got to talking about Sundance, the festival not only responsible for her big breakthrough, when she won the 2003 directing prize for her debut, thirteen, but also for her landing the Twilight gig. At a Sundance dinner, she’d been seated next to the heads of Summit Entertainment, who handed her five scripts and asked her to read them. “Every one of those scripts sucked,” she says. “Oh, Lord, did they suck.” There was something about Twilight, though.
Read the rest of the interesting interview on Vulture.