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"Twilight" (2008)

The scoop on "Twilight" including photos, trailers, videos, cast interviews, review, posters, news, and cast list for this romantic drama starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Cam Gigandet.

Movie Synopsis: Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesn’t expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a boy unlike any she’s ever met. Edward is a vampire, but he doesn’t have fangs and his family is unique in that they choose not to drink human blood.

Intelligent and witty, Edward sees straight into Bella’s soul. Soon, they are swept up in a passionate, thrilling and unorthodox romance. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for – a soul mate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will Edward & Bella do when a clan of new vampires – James (Cam Gigandet), Laurent (Edi Gathegi) and Victoria (Rachelle Lefevre) – come to town and threaten to disrupt their way of life?
  1. "Breaking Dawn Part 2"
  2. "Breaking Dawn"
  3. "Eclipse"
  4. "New Moon"
  5. Anna Kendrick
  6. Ashley Greene
  7. Cam Gigandet
  8. Kellan Lutz
  9. Kristen Stewart
  10. Nikki Reed
  11. Robert Pattinson
  12. Taylor Lautner

Interview with "Twilight's" Bella - Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart's been acting in feature films for a decade, but her starring role in "Twilight" is easily the biggest role of her career thus far.

Robert Pattinson Interview
(Nov 2008) Robert Pattinson talks about obsessing over how to play Edward Cullen in this interview in support of the first film of the teen vampire love story series.

"Twilight" Photos
"Twilight" movie photo gallery featuring Robert Pattinson as Edward, Kristen Stewart as Bella, Cam Gigandet as James, Taylor Lautner as Jacob, Kellan Lutz as Emmett, Ashley Greene as Alice, Nikki Reed as Rosalie, Peter Facinelli as Carlisle, Elizabeth Reaser as Esme, Jackson Rathbone as Jasper, Billy Burke as Charlie, Edi Gathegi as Laurent, and...

Movie Review
So how well does this first film adaptation do compared to the source material?

Edi Gathegi on "Twilight's" Opening Weekend Numbers
Leading up to "Twilight's" release, Edi Gathegi ('Laurent') would never say what he expected the film to do during its opening weekend. But just a couple of days after "Twilight's" $70 million weekend, Gathegi was happy to talk about the movie's success.

The "Twilight" Movie Series
Info on the "Twilight" movie series consisting of "Twilight," "New Moon," "Eclipse," and "Breaking Dawn."

"Twilight" LA Premiere Photos
LA premiere photos of "Twilight" featuring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, Billy Burke, Elizabeth Reaser, Peter Facinelli, Rachelle Lefevre, Cam Gigandet, Justin Chon, Anna Kendrick, Christian Serratos, Edi Gathegi, Gil Birmingham, Solomon Trimble, Sarah Clarke,...

Robert Pattinson Discusses "Twilight"
Interview with "Twilight's" handsome leading man, Robert Pattinson.

Exclusive Interview with Ashley Greene
Ashley Greene didn't even have a script to work off of to prepare for her audition for the role of Alice in "Twilight." And Greene wasn't familiar with Stephenie Meyer's bestselling book before hearing about the role. However, she quickly picked up a copy of "Twilight" in order to get up to speed on all things Alice.

Exclusive Interview with Kellan Lutz
He's handsome, enthusiastic, and women love him. And with a supporting role in "Twilight" as the burly big brother Emmett, Kellan Lutz is building up a huge fan base, one he embraces.

Exclusive Interview with Nikki Reed
Nikki Reed talks about transforming into a blonde babe for "Twilight."

2009 Grand Slam Sci-Fi Summit - Salute to "Twilight" Day
Photos of Peter Facinelli, Kellan Lutz and Edi Gathegi at the 2009 Grand Slam Sci-Fi Summit held in May 2009.

Summit Gives the Go-Ahead to "New Moon"
Millions of screaming "Twilight" fans convinced Summit Entertainment to move ahead with "New Moon," the sequel to "Twilight."

Chris Weitz Will Direct "New Moon"
(Dec 2008) "The Golden Compass" director Chris Weitz will helm "New Moon," taking over the Twilight franchise from "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke.

Catherine Hardwicke Won't Direct "New Moon"
(Dec 2008) "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke will not direct the sequel "New Moon" according to a statement from Summit Entertainment.

Exclusive Interview with Taylor Lautner
We go 1-on-1 with Taylor Lautner who plays Jacob Black in the "Twilight" franchise to find out what it's like to be a part of this series.

LA Premiere - Robert Pattinson Interview
Robert Pattinson ('Edward Cullen') was mobbed by fans at the Los Angeles premiere of Summit Entertainment's "Twilight." Hundreds of eager "Twilight" lovers spent the night on the street in front of the theater hosting the film's LA premiere just for the chance to see Pattinson and the rest of the cast.

LA Premiere - Kristen Stewart and Ashley Greene Interviews
Kristen Stewart ('Bella') and Ashley Greene ('Alice') hit the red carpet for the Los Angeles premiere of Summit Entertainment's "Twilight" looking gorgeous and ready to show the film off to "Twilight" supporters.

LA Premiere - Kellan Lutz Interview
Kellan Lutz ('Emmett Cullen') admitted to being overwhelmed by the response of fans at the Los Angeles premiere of Summit Entertainment's "Twilight." Lutz has been out and about so he knows how passionate the supporters of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight book series are, yet the response in LA caught him a little by surprise.

LA Premiere - Jackson Rathbone Interview
Jackson Rathbone ('Jasper') plays a vampire who has the ability to manipulate emotions in the big screen adaptation of "Twilight," the bestselling book by Stephenie Meyer. At "Twilight's" Los Angeles premiere - surrounded by hundreds of fans who didn't stop screaming for three hours - Rathbone talked about Meyer's take on vampire mythology.

LA Premiere - Taylor Lautner and Solomon Trimble Interviews
Taylor Lautner ('Jacob') and Solomon Trimble ('Sam') don't have a lot to do in "Twilight," the movie based on bestselling book by Stephenie Meyer, but "Twilight" readers all know both 'Jacob' and 'Sam' play important roles in the sequels to "Twilight" - "New Moon," "Eclipse," and "Breaking Dawn."

LA Premiere - Rachelle Lefevre and Cam Gigandet Interviews
Rachelle Lefevre and Cam Gigandet play Victoria and James, two of the bad vampires in Summit Entertainment's "Twilight," based on bestselling book by Stephenie Meyer. Although they're the bad guys in the movie, the thousand or so fans who turned up at the Los Angeles premiere of "Twilight" didn't hold their roles against them.

LA Premiere - Billy Burke and Gil Birmingham Interviews
Billy Burke plays Charlie Swan, a divorced dad whose teenage daughter moves in with him in the tiny town of Forks, in Summit Entertainment's "Twilight," based on Stephenie Meyer's bestselling book. Gil Birmingham plays Billy Black, the leader of the Quileute Indians and a close friend Charlie's.

LA Premiere - Elizabeth Reaser and Sarah Clarke Interviews
Elizabeth Reaser and Sarah Clarke both play moms in Summit Entertainment's "Twilight," however they're raising vastly different kids. Reaser takes on the role of Esme, the mother to a group of vampires who don't feed on humans. Clarke's the newly remarried mom of the film's heroine, Bella (Kristen Stewart).

LA Premiere - Cast Interviews
Anna Kendrick, Christian Serratos and Justin Chon play three of the 'humans' in "Twilight," the teenage vampire love story based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer.

LA Premiere - Catherine Hardwicke and Melissa Rosenberg
Director Catherine Hardwicke and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg had the difficult task of bringing Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novel "Twilight" to the big screen. Fans of the book series have been gobbling up every single bit of information on the film, and Hardwicke and Rosenberg both realize they have millions of "Twilight" readers to satisfy.

Robert Pattinson Interview Video
The 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival could not have chosen a more in-demand actor than Robert Pattinson to receive their 'New Hollywood Award.' Pattinson stars in "Twilight," and that role has made him into a hot commodity around the globe.

Exclusive Interview with Kellan Lutz
Kellan Lutz plays Emmett Cullen in the big screen version of Stephenie Meyer's bestselling teen vampire book, "Twilight." At the premiere of "RocknRolla," Lutz talked about the much anticipated vampire movie while trying not to give away any secrets.

Interview with Director Catherine Hardwicke
At the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "Sex Drive," "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke revealed she's just putting the finishing touches on what's easily one of the most anticipated movies of 2008.

Interview with "Twilight" Author Stephenie Meyer
A huge press conference with film reporters was a new experience for "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer, but she seemed to handle it well.

"Twilight" TV Spots and Video Clips
TV spots, video clip, and behind the scenes video from "Twilight."

"Twilight" Soundtrack News
The "Twilight" soundtrack features songs by Paramore, Muse, Linkin Park, Collective Soul - and Robert Pattinson.

"Twilight" Movie Credits
Cast and crew list for "Twilight," MPAA rating, and release date info.

What You Need to Know About "Twilight"
(May 2008) Here's the lowdown on the main characters in the film version of "Twilight" directed by Catherine Hardwicke.

"Twilight" Bad Vampires Poster
The bad vampires of "Twilight" - Edi Gathegi as Laurent, Cam Gigandet as James, and Rachelle Lefevre as Victoria.

What You Need to Know About "Twilight"
(May 2008) Here's the lowdown on the main characters in the film version of "Twilight" directed by Catherine Hardwicke.

"Twilight" Ticket News
(Nov 4, 2008) Summit's offering a special bonus for "Twilight" fans purchasing advance tickets.

"Twilight" Apple Store Photos
"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson ('Edward') joined director Catherine Hardwicke at the Apple Store in Soho on November 3, 2008 in New York City to promote the film.

Robert Pattinson Photos - Planet Hollywood Handprint Ceremony
Gallery of photos of Robert Pattinson at a handprint ceremony at Planet Hollywood on November 4, 2008 in New York City.

"Twilight" Spain Premiere Photos
"Twilight" stars Kristen Stewart ('Bella') and Cam Gigandet ('James') joined director Catherine Hardwicke in Spain for a special "Twilight" event.

"Twilight" Rome Premiere Photos
Photos of Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Catherine Hardwicke from "Twilight" in Rome.

Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene Interview
Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz were rushed on the red carpet of the "Sex Drive" premiere, yet they still made time to answer a question or two about "Twilight" - one of the most anticipated movies of 2008.

Edi Gathegi Interview - "Sex Drive" Premiere
Edi Gathegi plays one of the 'bad' vampires in one of the most anticipated movies of 2008 - "Twilight." At the premiere of "Sex Drive," Gathegi talked about the vampire mythology of "Twilight" and bringing the books to the big screen.

Cam Gigandet Talks About "Twilight"
(July 2008) In the Mixed Martial Arts movie "Never Back Down," Cam Gigandet played an obnoxious bully who picks on the new kid in town. In "Twilight," based on the bestselling vampire novel by Stephenie Meyer, Gigandet handles the part of yet another bad guy. Gigandet tackles the role of James, a vampire whose ability to track his prey is unparalled.

Exclusive Interview with Taylor Lautner
(July 2008) "Twilight" fans went crazy when the cast of the much-anticipated film took to the stage at the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. 'Twilighters' are passionate and the cast of the film is equally so about bringing this vampire love story to the big screen.

Exclusive Interview with Edi Gathegi
Edi Gathegi ('Laurent') is a fan of "Twilight" and even if he wasn't in the movie, he would have turned up at the San Diego Comic Con to check out all things "Twilight." See, just because he plays a bad vampire, that doesn't make him a bad person.

2nd "Twilight" Poster
"Nothing will be the same"

"Twilight" Cast Pose on the Red Carpet at the "Sex Drive" Premiere
The cast of "Twilight" - Robert Pattinson, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, and Edi Gathegi - joined director Catherine Hardwicke on the red carpet at the premiere of the Summit Entertainment movie Sex Drive.

Exclusive Interview with Cam Gigandet
(July 2008) While doing press for "The Unborn," Cam Gigandet talked about the response of "Twilight" fans.

"Twilight" Stars at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Photo Gallery
"Twilight" fans lit up message boards after the stars of "Twilight" - Robert Pattinson, Cam Gigandet, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart - had their time in the spotlight interrupted at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.

"Twilight" Baseball and Other News
(Sep 2008) Vampires seem to be more popular now than at any other time in recent history. Alan Ball's brought the Sookie Stackhouse books to life in a sexy, down-and-dirty HBO series starring Anna Paquin as a telepathic barmaid who seems to be a magnet for the supernatural. And Stephenie Meyer released the fourth, and possibly last, book of the "Twilight" series this summer.

"Twilight" Leaps Forward
(Aug 2008) Summit Entertainment moved "Twilight" from December to November 21, 2008, filling in the spot left vacant by "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

"Twilight" Photos - Comic Con 2008
Gallery of photos from the 2008 San Diego Comic Con featuring pics of Taylor Lautner, Cam Gigandet, and Edi Gathegi.

Fall Movie Preview
"Twilight" made my list of 15 big fall movies to watch for.

"Twilight" Teaser Poster
"When you can live forever, what do you live for?"

"Twilight" Book Review
About.com's Bestsellers site has a positive review of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" book.

"Twilight" Book Review
About.com's Bestsellers site has a positive review of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" book.

Twilight Lexicon
"Twilight" fansite with updated news, character bios, and just about everything you need to understand the world created by Stephenie Meyers.

Production Blog
"Greetings from Twilight" production site with videos from the set.

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