Robert Pattinson's Edward Appears as Hallucination in 'New Moon'

July 02, 2009 07:05:11 GMT

Sharing details about 'The Twilight Saga's New Moon', actor Michael Welch talks about how Robert Pattinson's Edward is included and what kind of fake mini movie is made for the three-way date scene.

Robert Pattinson's Edward Appears as Hallucination in 'New Moon'
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With "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" falling into its post-production, little details about the upcoming sequel of "Twilight" start to unravel, and apparently actor Michael Welch has more to be shared. After bringing up into the open that the three-way date between Jacob and Bella and Mike will be seen in "New Moon", the 21-year-old reveals how the filmmakers bring Edward back despite the fact that he is largely absent in the novel.

"They figured out a very clever way to get Edward back in the film much more than he is in the book," he unveiled director Chris Weitz and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg's plan to include the fleeing vampire in the movie. "It's more of, like, a hallucination kind of thing." Elaborating more, he said, "In the book, she just hears his voice. In the film, it's more of like a hallucination kind of thing. He will be [in the movie more than the book] for sure."

Another scoop exposed by the actor who plays Mike Newton in the series was the insertion of a mini movie inside "New Moon" by Weitz in the scene that has Bella, Mike and Jacob watching a horror film at a movie theater. "The film is called 'Face Punch'," he shared before adding that it won't be a horror movie, but rather "an action film".

Recalling on how they came up with the title, Welch said, "We started out with a few other comical names, but it turned out those were actual films so we couldn't use those titles. I forget the first few titles, but it was like 'Crazy Explosion' - and it turns out, there actually was a 'Crazy Explosion'." He also expressed hopes Weitz will shoot it for real, saying "That'd be interesting - maybe for the DVD, if there's a Face Punch trailer. That's not actually a bad idea."

A sequel to highly-popular movie "Twilight", "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" is based on the second book by Stephenie Meyer and will hit the U.S. theaters on November 20. This time, Edward will leave Bella abruptly, leaving her unguarded from outside threat. While devastated, Bella is comforted by her growing friendship with Jacob Black. Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner reprise their roles as Edward, Bella and Jacob.


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posted by AnasiaCullen on Jul 23, 2009
It's going to be great. They only change it because they want you to get excited and crazy about it. So yeah its gonna be great! :)
posted by twilight!!!!!!! on Jul 10, 2009
i cannon wait!! the books are sooo amazing and i hope the movie is just as goooood ! xxx P.S - what are all the rumours about that kristen is pregnant with rob's baby???!!!
posted by Anna on Jul 07, 2009
I kind've like the idea of "seeing" Edward and hearing him,it will be interesting to see how he acts during the "hallucinations.I can't wait to see thisfilm!
posted by javi. on Jul 04, 2009
I'm so excited but also a little bummed.. Why do they always have to change something... Like it sounds good but they should just keep it the way it is one the book.. But whatever.. I'm so excited I can't wait...!!
posted by furiesego on Jul 03, 2009
Once again the director has to put in his own two cents. I would have rather the original effect of just his voice in her head just like the book. I wonder what else he and the screenwriter will manage to mess up.
posted by crittel on Jul 02, 2009
I cannot wait to see this film!
posted by twilight fan on Jul 02, 2009
cant wait for the movie to come out sooo excited
posted by Jehlagrl on Jul 02, 2009
I am sooooooooooooo lookingforward to "New Moon"! I just can't stop reading the saga! I wish it was already Nov. 20! HURRY!

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