Perez Hilton recently reported that "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke has been replaced for the film's sequel "New Moon" by director Chris Weitz ("The Golden Compass"). Next in line for a possible replacement is Taylor Lautner, who Blast already mentioned could be getting booted from his role as Jacob. Hilton said that actor Michael Copon ("The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior") is a possible candidate for the role.
According to Ryan Seacrest on his syndicated radio talk show, actor Taylor Lautner, who played the character Jacob in November's hit "Twilight" and was expected to reprise the role in the saga's later installments, will not return in the second film, "New Moon."
There was a lot of hype about making sure certain scenes were in the movie, or whether or not the characters were acted out properly or how director Catherine Hardwicke would be able to pull off making Edward's skin sparkle in the same beautiful way it was described in the book (which she didn't).
There was a lot of high-pitched screaming.
This year's San Diego Comic-con hosted a special event Thursday to promote the upcoming film. Meyer, director Catherine Hardwicke, and some of the movie's cast attended the panel. Waiting anxiously for them were thousands of screaming fans, though only about 6,500 were admitted to the hall.