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Twilight is a 2008 American romantic fantasy-vampire film. It is the first film in The Twilight Saga film series, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and based on the novel of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. It focuses on the development of a relationship between human teenager Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), and the subsequent efforts of Cullen and his family to keep Swan safe from a coven of evil vampires. The Twilight Saga: New Moon was released on November 20, 2009, in most countries, and set domestic box office records as the biggest midnight screening with $26.3 million, which was superseded by its sequel, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. The film was released worldwide on June 30, 2010, and became the first Twilight film to be released in IMAX. It set a new record for biggest midnight opening in domestic (United States and Canada) in box office history, grossing an estimated $30 million in over 4,000 theaters.
January 6, 2011
Katy Perry went head-to-head with The Twilight Saga at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles last night (January 5). The singer beat Lady Gaga to take home the awards for Favourite Female Artist and Favourite Web Celebrity. Read more
June 16, 2010
Twilight star Robert Pattinson has revealed that he is trying to get back into music. The 24-year-old British actor, who used to harness an ambition to become a musician, said he had stopped listening to new music due to his career. Read more
June 1, 2010
Metric frontwoman Emily Haines has revealed that Twilight star Kristen Stewart is a fan of their music. The band are one of a number of acts set to appear on the soundtrack to the latest movie in the vampire franchise, Eclipse. Read more
May 21, 2010
Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus has compared The Twilight Saga franchise to the iconic Star Wars movies. Hoppus told MTV he had yet to watch the hit vampire films, but said that they reminded him of George Lucas’s creation. Read more
May 21, 2010
The video for Muse’s contribution to The Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack has been revealed. The clip for ‘Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)’ features exerts from the film, which stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Read more
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