Tag Archives: Chris Weitz
Posted on20. Oct, 2009 by AmyO.
The Hollywood Reporter has a Q&A with New Moon directo Chris Weitz. He talks about about why he got involved in The Twilight Saga, Stephenie Meyer, the two heartthrobs in New Moon and more. THR: Speaking of Italy, how have you dealt with the problem that your heartthrob is gone for most of the book? [...]
Posted on12. Oct, 2009 by AmyO.
Summit Entertainment has launched an official Twilight Saga Movie Twitter account. We’re already getting great tweets from New Moon director Chris Weitz including the above picture and this little tidbit- The final run time of The Twilight Saga: New Moon is 2 hours and ten minutes! Follow Twilight on Twitter here.
Posted on02. Oct, 2009 by AmyO.
Empire Magazines November issue contains an interview with Chris Weitz and Taylor Lautner. “You’ve got the werewolves coming in,” said Weitz, “and the effects are going to be great on that part of the movie. Also, there’s more fighting and that should appeal to the boys. There is also a male character, Jacob, who is inherently [...]
Posted on19. Sep, 2009 by AmyO.
Boxoffice.com has a fantastic interview with New Moon director Chris Weitz discussing New Moon, Twilight Saga fans and more. There are so many films about vampires, vampire romances, teenage romances—what is it about Twilight’s love triangle that’s catalyzed this phenomenon? To me, it has a lot less to do with vampires and werewolves than with [...]
Posted on11. Sep, 2009 by AmyO.
Today’s installment of Fansite Fridays is the conclusion of Chris Weitz’s interview. If you missed part one you can find it here. Kara: This is sadly the last installment of Fansite Fridays- but we have saved the best for last- the second half of our interview with Chris Weitz. Here we discuss the wolves, the [...]
Posted on04. Sep, 2009 by AmyO.
This week’s Fansite Friday is actually part one of a two part interview with the director of New Moon Chris Weitz. Kara: Chris Weitz strolls over to our group to explain to us the chaos of what is going on while they setup for the next shot. Chris starts by explaining how they are filming [...]
Posted on28. Aug, 2009 by AmyO.
The Volturi reveal continues in this weeks issue of People Magazine. They have several new pictures of the Volturi (Demetri finally!) There is also a brief interview with Chris Weitz about the look of the Volturi. Prepare to be scared. In New Moon, the second installment in Stephenie Meyer’s wildly popular Twilight saga, readers are [...]
Posted on24. Aug, 2009 by JulieAndJasper.
In the last blog I write about Chris Weitz, I professed my love for him (right up there in the title, yep, I sure did!) – and it seems I’m not the only person. I got the link to this interview Chris did with Fandango with the following comment: “Just as an FYI- I’m officially [...]
Posted on24. Aug, 2009 by AmyO.
MTV talked to Chris Weitz about staying true to the book New Moon, Robert’s presence in New Moon and how Taylor Lautner will help with the Rob deficiencies. MTV: You’re in the unenviable position of needing to stay true to the source material but also needing to find more screen time for one of the [...]
Posted on17. Aug, 2009 by JulieAndJasper.
If you want to know why I love Chris Weitz, take a look at this article on Rotten Tomatoes. Aside from the reminders about Weitz’s impressive directing pedigree, it talks about his role as an actor himself, and his ties to many acting family members – and speculates that those ties have made him a [...]
Posted on04. Aug, 2009 by AmyO.
MTV talked to New Moon director Chris Weitz last week at Comic-Con. They discussed Taylor Lautner keeping the role of Jacob, Dakota Fanning’s portrayal of Jane and a Stephenie Meyer cameo. Read the interview here. Here’s a clip of Chris talking about Taylor- Movie Trailers – Movies Blog
Posted on29. Jul, 2009 by Golden_Topaz_Eyes_42.
Time.com has posted an interview with the director of New Moon. Here’s a sneak peek: Is it weird to be a guy directing Twilight? Since it’s a franchise that’s considered more for … the ladies? I think at first it was odd for the fans when I came on board. There was a question of [...]
Posted on28. Jul, 2009 by JulieAndJasper.
New Moon director Chris Weitz has announced his new project, a “small movie” called The Gardener. He also mentioned something about New Moon that I loved hearing: [Weitz] said there will be some noticeable stylistic differences between the first film, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, and his “New Moon.” “I like classical films, I’m kinda an [...]
Posted on25. Jul, 2009 by AmyO.
Hollywood.com had a chance to interview Chris Weitz, Ashley Greene and Melissa Rosenberg this weekend at Comic-Con. We know the characters are close to people’s hearts, but Kristen and Robert have become true superstars, what do you think is the secret of their appeal? Rosenberg: Personally for me, it’s how genuine they both are. They’re both very [...]
Posted on23. Jul, 2009 by AmyO.
Entertainment Weekly has posted a great video interview with Chris Weitz, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene and Taylor Lautner. It’s not embeddable so you’ll have to go here to see it. (Loved this interview! They look more relaxed then I’ve seen them in quite a while.)
Posted on16. Jul, 2009 by AmyO.
HitFix has a fabulous in-depth interview with New Moon director Chris Weitz. I would highly recommend reading the entire interview but if you don’t have time HitFix has provided a list of what they see as highlights from the interview- *Even Weitz was surprised with how quickly Phil Tippet’s company turned around the Jacob wolf [...]
Posted on10. Jun, 2009 by AmyO.
MetroNews.ca continues their New Moon coverage with this fantastic interview with Chris Weitz. Seriously, anyone that has been worried about Chris’s ability to direct New Moon must read this interview. It’s so obvious that he gets it! Q. What is it about this story that resonates so much with its audience?A. It deals with emotional [...]
Posted on27. May, 2009 by AmyO.
Twilight Italia were able to attend a press conference held by Chris Weitz yesterday in Montepulciano. Pictures and a summary can be found here. They do have video recording of the conference that they hope to have posted by Monday. Until then RobPattzNews has a wonderful translation of their report. Read it all here. Chris [...]
Posted on09. May, 2009 by AmyO.
Melissa Rosenberg has updated her Facebook page about the mood on the New Moon set, the genius of Chris Weitz and how amazing the Volturi, Robert and Kristen look. (Is anyone else getting ridiculously excited about this movie?!?!)
Posted on21. Apr, 2009 by JulieAndJasper.
Director Chris Weitz talked with USA Today about the thousands of hopefuls he saw over the span of several months to cast the wolf pack in New Moon: No. 1 on the list: Native American or First Nation ancestry, because their characters belong to the Quileute tribe, based in La Push, Wash., both in the [...]