Taylor LautnerTwilightNew Moon
A nominal outcry from fans seems to have trumped those concerns.
The character's vaguely lupine undercurrents in the
first film will transform into more physical realms in the sequel (the
phrase “seven-foot-tall” is a frequent descriptor), and if Lautner
isn’t likely to shed his baby face before New Moon shoots this
spring, we trust they’ll hire him a make-up artist.
The confirmation is the latest high-profile news to emerge from work on the
new movie. Previously, of course, director Catherine Hardwicke was
replaced by Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass) for the sequel, set for a
Nov. 20 release. If the film seems particularly stricken with
creative drama, that probably has more to do with the microscope fixed
on it than the actual development process, which can be rocky for even
the most airtight projects.
The original film, meanwhile, topped $180 million this weekend in North
American theaters alone. Summit Entertainment also recently confirmed that the DVD,
set for release March 21, will include a dozen deleted or extended scenes,
music videos and, according to Amazon, a commentary track with
Hardwicke, Kristen Stewart and the undead paramour himself,
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