Monday, April 27, 2009

Get inside Melissa Rosenberg's head

E! Online brings tidings of great joy from screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, who tells Twilighters:

Even though Edward Cullen may not be in the New Moon novel as much as he is in the others, she promised we’ll be seeing plenty of the Brit actor in the flick, which is currently shooting in Vancouver with director Chris Weitz.

“In the book, he’s actually an enormous presence in [Bella’s] mind,” Rosenberg said. “He’s so present in her mind throughout the entire center of the book, so we really played off that, and it kept him alive in a slightly different way, but fans will feel it’s true to the book. You can’t have a Twilight without Rob Pattinson.”

And Rosenberg says you also can’t have a Twilight movie with anything more adult than a PG-13 rating. She has yet to be hired to write the script for the fourth, Breaking Dawn, but she thinks it’s safe to assume the book’s more graphic violent scenes will be tailored to keep it accessible for Twilight’s teen moviegoing audience.

“Our fans are in the PG age range, and I don’t feel a big necessity to see violence, and to see gore,” Rosenberg said. “I don’t need to see that. This whole series is more about their relationship. It’s not about the gore. I mean, there are some scary and special elements to it, but the series is really about relationships and coming of age and owning one’s power.”

Edward and Bella on Isle Esme by nicolebarker on Deviantart by Venomous.☆.Kiss.
Edward and Bella on Isle Esme- DeviantArt by NicoleBarker

Note: Dammit. It will be interesting to see how it all turns out!


  1. Very sexy! Takes on new meaning after the fanfic I just read!!!

  2. Jesus! If they try to make Breaking Dawn PG13 and cut out all the "good parts". I will as an older fan (22 - Not really that old), be REALLY pissed!