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.
On August 30, Stephenie Meyer posted a notice on her official website saying that someone close to her who she had given an early draft of her upcoming novel, "Midnight Sun," had leaked it onto the internet. After reading the draft of "Midnight Sun" that was posted, I only have three words for Ms. Meyer: Please finish it.
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.