Some early weekend Twi-News …


Here are a few Twi-News headlines from our inbox …

*Reelz Channel turns the spotlight on Anna Kendrick in this week’s Twilight Tidbit

* More from Anna Kendrick at MTV, where she talks a bit about Breaking Dawn

* Chaske Spencer talks to the LA Times about working on the Twilight Saga, including how he plans to bulk up for Breaking Dawn

* MySpace has four new still images from Robert Pattinson’s Remember Me

* Also, finally in from Summit, here are the official details about the New Moon DVD/BluRay:

Los Angeles, California, January 15, 2010— One of the most talked about films of 2009, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, will be released on a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and Special Edition Blu-ray on March 20, 2010 – a Saturday street date that will allow for fans across the nation to celebrate at retailer’s midnight release parties before taking home the film at 12:01 a.m.

Already a worldwide literary phenomenon, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, a post modern Romeo and Juliet story filled with action, suspense and the supernatural, took in an estimated $300 million domestic at the theatrical box office and had the third largest opening weekend box office in movie history at $142 million.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Two-Disc Special Edition DVD has a suggested retail price of $32.99, while the Special Edition Blu-ray is set at $34.99. Both are packed with bonus features that are sure to please even the most-hard core fans, including a revealing Audio Commentary with Director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert; a riveting 6-part documentary that takes you behind the scenes; exclusive band rehearsal footage with Muse; and music videos from Death Cab for Cutie, Anya Marina and Mute Math.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Michael Sheen and Anna Kendrick. Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone and Kellan Lutz return to their roles in the Cullen family.

SYNOPSIS

In the second chapter of Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling Twilight series, the romance between mortal Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) grows more intense as ancient secrets threaten to destroy them. When Edward leaves in order to keep Bella safe, she tests fate in increasingly reckless ways in order to glimpse her love once more. But when she’s saved from the brink by her friend, Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner), Bella will uncover mysteries of the supernatural world that will put her in more peril than ever before.

SPECIAL FEATURES

· Audio Commentary by director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert
· Six-Part Documentary takes you behind the scenes of the film
· Rehearsal Footage with Muse, who is featured on the hit soundtrack
· Three Music Videos from Death Cab for Cutie, Anya Marina and Mute Math
· And more!

Street Date: March 20, 2010
Order Due Date: January 19, 2010
Pre-sell Date: January 26, 2010
Feature Run Time: 130 minutes
MPAA Rating (USA): PG-13
Genre: Vampire/Romance
DVD SRP: $32.99
DVD Cat # / UPC: 66113353 / 025192058158
Blu-Ray SRP: $34.99
Blu-Ray Cat # / UPC: 66113354 / 025192058165
DVD Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1; English Dolby Surround 2.0; Español Dolby Digital 5.1
Blu-Ray Audio: English DTS -HD Master Audio / English Dolby Surround 2.0 / Español Dolby Digital 5
DVD/BD Subtitles: English SDH & Español Subtitles
DVD/BD Aspect Ratio: 16×9 (2:40) Letterbox

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One Response

  1. Why is there no mention on DVD commentary with Rob, Kristen & Taylor?? The best part of the Twilight DVD was the commentary, it was classic!

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