Assorted Twi-News Updates


It’s been a while, so we’re playing catch-up on news updates. If you see something we missed, post the info in the comments!

* First things first, we want to tell you about a cool opportunity from our friends at Reelz Channel. For the rest of the year, they are running cool contests to promote their new Facebook Page, and if you check it out you could win a variety of very cool prizes — including movies & Fandango bucks (which could be used for, say, Breaking Dawn: Part 1.)

* Reelz also has a spotlight with Kristen Stewart for the opening of her latest movie, Welcome to the Rileys.

* It has been confirmed that part of Breaking Dawn will be filmed in Brazil — namely, Isle Esme! The Lex has the latest details:

  • Stephenie Meyer will be in Brazil
  • Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Sebastião Lemos and Virgüez Carolina (Kaure) are certain
  • Virgüez Carolina is a Colombian naturalized Brazilian actress with several awards and nominations under her belt
  • There have been lots of items obtained that are all pumping money into the economy of Brazil such as  helicopters, multiple armored cars, underwater cameras, not to mention all the actual equipment needed to film
  • 3 different islands were scouted as possible locations, the area of LAPA might be a location, their information indicates a possible scene in a taxi where they need a busy place, with many people that is brightly lit.
  • Actual filming is scheduled for 4 and a half days with another day devoted just to the logistics of setting things up. This will begin on or around November 3rd

* In case you missed it, Summit announced several new Breaking Dawn cast members — though has not said what role they will play:

Summit Entertainment announced today that the following actors have been cast in supporting roles in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN:

· Olga Fonda (LOVE HURTS)
· Janelle Froehlich (Hacienda Heights)
· Masami Kosaka (THE RUNAWAYS)
· Sebastiao Lemos (Brazilian TV series Força-Tarefa)
· Amadou Ly (THE TESTED, THE BRIDGE)
· Ty Olsson (2012)
· Wendell Pierce (RAY)
· Carolina Virguez (Spanish TV series Matalobos)

* This came out last week — Robert Pattinson appears in a short video with director Peter Berg as a special treat for the “Headmaster’s Holiday” at The Taft School in Connecticut:

Get more information on this bizarre but cool tradition here.

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