3 Twilight movies

We all know how Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books have taken off. They’re incredibly popular (yay! I love it when YA books get people reading), and the first Twilight movie seems to have been a success.

The second Twilight movie, New Moon, to be directed by Chris Weitz, will be released Nov 20, 2009. And now, Summit Entertainment has given the go-ahead for a movie based on Meyer’s third Twilight book, Eclipse. Eclipse (the movie) is set to be released on June 30, 2010. Summit has also officially changed the name to the Twilight Saga.

So, Twilight fans, watch out for those movies!

I love it when teens and adults get excited about YA books. I admit, though, that I didn’t go see the first Twilight movie. It looked a bit creepy to me, though I enjoyed the first book (with some caveats–like disliking the message to girls that they throw their life away or harm themselves for a boyfriend).

How about you? Did you go see the first Twilight movie? Will you go see the others?

(Thanks to Cynopsis Kids for the info.)


4 Responses to “3 Twilight movies”

  1. Janice Robertson Says:

    I did go to see the movie, and wish more than anything that I hadn’t. Book Edward was SO much more attractive in my mind, and book Bella was much more in every way. I thought the acting in the movie was almost the worst I’d ever seen, and I’ve regretted going to see the movie every moment since that fateful evening. I should have known better!!!! I’m so mad at myself that I’m still just shaking my head at my own stupidity. Almost never are the movies BETTER than the books. The best I can hope for is that the movie does an adequate job of representing the book. Wish I could take it back, but I can’t. I will NOT be going to the other two. Want to preserve my memories of the book characters.

  2. Madison Says:

    I am not a vampire fan at all. My BFF loves Twilight in all its glory. Me? No. I don’t care to get involved with it.

    But I am glad that Ms. Meyer got to write something that people enjoy. I mean, that’s what we all set out to do, right?

  3. Cheryl Says:

    I hear you, Janice. You’re right–books are almost always better than the movies. I’m sorry that the movie messed up your view of the characters–but I bet you’ll get them back, after you’ve read the book again.

    And yeah–bad acting can completely spoil a movie. But hey–it wasn’t stupidity on your part, going to the movie–of course you were hopeful about it, even excited, perhaps? It’s neat having movies made of our favorite books. Except, of course, when they don’t work out. But when they do, it is SUCH a satisfying experience that of course we want it again! Like, Babe: The Sheep Pig–that movie was amazing, and it fit the book so beautifully to me.

    I’ve heard some things about the first Twilight movie, too–like that the way Edward’s supposed to glitter looks like beads of water or sweat. Not very attractive. :)

  4. Cheryl Says:

    Yes, Madison–it’s great that Stephenie Meyer wrote something that so many people enjoy. I think it is one of the reasons we write–to move people, to touch them, to entertain them.

    I hear you about not being a vampire fan. I never have been, either, though I still (mostly) enjoyed the first Twilight book.

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