“Eclipse” title treatment, “New Moon” cast tour, a NEW TV spot and tons more Twi-News!

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* Summit has released the title treatment for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse:

eclipse movie title treatment

Personally, I love what they’ve done — with the silver letters and slight red shadow, with an almost eclipse-like glow behind the “p” … tell us your thoughts in the comments. Meanwhile, check out a wrap-up of filming on Eclipse here.

* ET has revealed the second New Moon TV spot:

* “Extra” is promoting a new scene from New Moon in the parking lot on the day of Bella’s birthday … the preview is only about 10 seconds long:

* Summit is launching a 15-city New Moon cast tour with Hot Topic & Nordstrom:

November 6 – Hollywood & Highland Center (Los Angeles, CA) *
November 8 – Park Meadows (Denver, CO)
November 9 – Natick Collection (Boston, MA) *
November 9 –Mall Location TBD – Check hottopic.com for update (Chicago, IL) *
November 9 – Fair Oaks Mall (Washington, DC)
November 10 – Houston Galleria (Houston, TX)
November 11 – Mall of America (Minneapolis, MN) *
November 11 – Cherry Hill Mall (Philadelphia, PA) *
November 11 – Stonestown Galleria (San Francisco, CA)
November 12 – Mall of Georgia (Atlanta, GA)
November 12 – Westfield Southcenter (Seattle, WA) *
November 13 – Dadeland Mall (Miami, FL)
November 13 – Scottsdale Fashion Square (Phoenix, AZ)
November 14 – Fashion Place (Salt Lake City, UT) *
November 19 – Times Square (New York, NY)
*Denotes a performance by a band featured on THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON soundtrack.

Details HERE!

* Hot Topic’s sister store Torrid is running a New Moon contest to win a trip to Forks, Washington

* This weekend’s USA Weekend will feature Rob Pattinson and New Moonget a sneak peek here, plus check out the cover below:

rob usa weekend

* MTV also previews the USA Weekend article, and notes that Pattinson credits Edward’s “cool factor” to James Dean. Well … duh! (If you haven’t, ya’ll should really go rent “Rebel Without a Cause” … great movie, plus James Dean is hot in that movie!! Yes, hot as Edward Cullen!)

* Some fansites have noted something … interesting … from the Volturi fight scene that was released this week … Edward’s face cracks! See:

edward's face cracks

* Meanwhile, the “Volturi fight scene” clip and first TV spot for New Moon have now been officially released in HD via the official Twilight YouTube channel:

* MTV is running a Halloween special on Friday, October 30th — when the cast of New Moon will reveal yet another new clip (um, are we going to see the whole movie in clips before Nov. 20th??):


Cast from “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” Introduces Exclusive Sneak-Peek from the Film in this Television Special Premiering October 30th on MTV, MTV2 & mtvU

From Super Psychos to Nightmare Dates, MTV Has
More Tricks and Treats In Store for Viewers this Halloween

New York, NY – October 23, 2009 – MTV unleashes insane musical mayhem along with a sneak peek at an exclusive clip from “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” and commentary from cast members in the network’s first-ever Halloween special, “Ulalume: Howling at New Moon.” The one-hour program, premiering on MTV at 9pm ET/PT on Friday, October 30, 2009, will feature explosive performances by Paramore, AFI, Dead By Sunrise and Kid Cudi as they rock the stage from MTV’s Ulalume Halloween Festival, hosted by tattoo vixen and star of L.A. Ink Kat Von D. The show will also air on MTV2 at 10pm ET/PT, and on mtvU, MTV’s 24 hour college network, at 11 pm ET/PT.

“The Twilight Saga: New Moon” cast members will take part in the special with Kellan Lutz and Nikki Reed kicking off the TV program from one of the most feared haunted houses in North America. Fans will salivate as Ashley Greene dishes on some of the rumors that have been swarming for months. Additionally, during the Halloween special, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will introduce an exclusive, sneak-peek clip from Summit Entertainment’s highly-anticipated film “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which arrives in theaters on November 20, 2009.

“Ulalume” is the title of a poem by 19th century poet Edgar Allen Poe which possesses a rhythmic sound and repetition that gives the ballad a musical quality, inspiring the festival name.

Beginning Monday, October 26, 2009, fans can head to www.Halloween.MTV.com for a first look at some of the killer performances from the “Ulalume” festival, behind-the-scenes clips, and photos before the special airs on October 30, 2009.

* Vanity Fair continues its Wolf Pack coverage with a new interview with Chaske Spencer

* Hilarious as always, Ryan Seacrest reads again! This time, reading New Moon … as Bella:

* Fandango looks at the 5 vampires we’d want to date … and yes, Edward Cullen is on the list!

Okay, lots to consider for this latest Twi-News … tell us your thoughts on all of it in the comments below!


One Response

  1. Oh wow…you cannot appreciate the Eclipse title unless you click on it for a larger view.

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