Well, I know what my reaction was … but have you ever wondered what people inside the Twilight Saga’s reaction is to things like a new trailer? LA Times caught up with screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg to ask what her reaction was.
Ever after: Rosenberg was pleased that the trailer in part indicated that this film is about a marriage. “It teases the fact that this a story about … a marriage going through some unusual stresses …. At one point in the movie there’s a line where Edward says, ‘They say the first year is the hardest.’ It’s very funny.”
Jacob’s heartbreak: We were struck by Jacob’s emotional goodbye to human Bella, as he knows she’ll soon be promoted to Edward’s immortal beloved. Rosenberg says that scene resonates more than we know. “It’s a really sweet moment, and it’s the moment the film turns. It turns into a horror film,” she said. Speaking of which ….
The horror: Robert Pattinson’s previous comments that Bill Condon was making a horror movie were ominous, and the trailer in fact reflects terrible times ahead for the residents of Forks, Wash. “We’re beginning to get into the second half of the film, which turns more into a horror story. The images of Bella — trust me, it only gets more intense,” Rosenberg says.
Read the rest of the article at LA Times.