In an attempt to keep the role, Lautner weight-trained extensively and gained approximately 30 pounds. In order to keep with the design of the original house, portions of the story that took place in New Moon were moved to different sections of the house that were not seen before. On November 22, 2008, one day after the theatrical release of, Summit confirmed that they would begin working on New Moon. The effect was one of the 300 visual effects helmed by Prime Focus led by visual effects supervisor. The sequel in late November 2008, following the early success of Twilight. This reminds her of when Edward previously rescued her from an assault, and she sees his image warning her to stay away. The movie concludes with Edward telling Bella that he will change her into a vampire after she marries him.
Initially bordered by a green fence, the decision of painting the barn, aging it, and renovating the exterior proved to be a layout that fit well with Jacob's character. She expresses her distaste about growing older than her boyfriend Edward Cullen, a vampire who stopped aging physically at 17. The first promotional poster was released on May 19, 2009. The Cullen house was one of the major 'match' assignments, mainly because of the Portland area location's unique design. Also aired a new trailer at the 2009 Scream Awards on October 27, 2009.
Main article: The score for New Moon was composed by while the rest of the soundtrack was chosen by music supervisor, who also produced the. The film's third trailer was shown at the on September 13, 2009. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being shed, a sight that proves too intense for the Cullens, who decide to leave the town of Forks, Washington for Bella and Edward's sake. They also added characteristics, such as wet hair clumping together, and applied it to the fur. As a director, Weitz had the pleasure of introducing and filming on new locations and sets. When faced with creating the interior, the team measured the house in Portland, and built various pieces of the house on the lot and on a stage in Vancouver.
While unwrapping a gift, Bella receives a paper cut. The film also became the highest-grossing film released by Summit Entertainment, and was the widest independent release, playing in over 4,100 theaters in its theatrical run, until it was surpassed by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family. The production team was able to rearrange the exterior of the house to match that in the first movie. A muscle system, which gave the appearance of muscles firing and flexing, contributed to this model. Bella also learns that the werewolves are an age-old enemy of vampires.
This change caused the first confrontation between the two main characters, one an 'apparition', to be emotional. The approach also included the use of specific colors at certain points in the movie. Special features include an audio commentary by director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert, a behind-the-scenes documentary, and music videos. One of the key changes the screenwriter made while adapting the book was the decision to take Edward's voice in Bella's head and make it visual. The second film also attempted to clarify the location of Bella's room, which, as seen in the first film, seemed to be located in the front of the house, when in reality it was on the right-hand side. Free Daily News Group Inc.
Bella discovers that any thrill-seeking activities she engages will evoke Edward's preserved image. The site's general consensus is that ' The Twilight Saga's second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, relentlessly downcast tone, and excessive length. Directed by, the film stars,, and, reprising their roles as,, and, respectively. Two main cameras, a high-speed Arri 435 camera capable of shooting at 150 frames per second, a, and cameras for visual effect shots were among the equipment used to bring the book to the big screen. As with the use of specific colors, the different cameras and shooting setups would help serve the story points.
When Bella is with Jacob, the Steadicam provided a fluid and organic style; and when she is with her schoolmates, a slangy visual language was reflected by a handheld. She expresses her distaste about growing older than her boyfriend Edward Cullen, a human with powers, who stopped aging physically at seventeen. The idea was to give everyone a deeper feeling of the creature that they were creating. MacLeod explained that creating the shape-shifting werewolves was not an easy task. They rescue Bella from Laurent when he tries to kill her. On December 13, 2008, it was announced that, director of and co-director of, had been hired to direct New Moon.
New York: Little, Brown and Co. The film set records for advance ticket sales, causing some theaters to add additional showings. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being shed, a sight that proves too intense for the Cullens, who decide to leave the town of Forks, Washington for Bella and Edward's sake. . Hardwicke cited time restrictions as the reason behind her leaving the project.