Reshooting Twilight

Reshoots never usually bode well for a movie, more often than not they’re a sign that the film, as it stands, doesn’t work. However, the cast and crew of Twilight, Summit Entertainment’s big screen adaptation of the first instalment in Stephenie Meyer’s best selling young adult series, who have reconvened for said reshoots months after … Continued

twilight_poster.jpgReshoots never usually bode well for a movie, more often than not they’re a sign that the film, as it stands, doesn’t work. However, the cast and crew of Twilight, Summit Entertainment’s big screen adaptation of the first instalment in Stephenie Meyer’s best selling young adult series, who have reconvened for said reshoots months after principal photography initially wrapped are adamant that this is not the case.The studio execs, after seeing Catherine Hardwicke’s film “liked it so much, they are bringing us back for some encore time – to beef it up,” Peter Facinelli, who plays vampire Carlisle Cullen, has said.There is certainly credence to his comments. With Harry Potter and the Half blood Prince being pushed back to next year, Twilight has been ushered forward to capitalize on the gap in the schedules. However, the stigma that is attached to reshoots still hangs over the film and it remains to be seen whether Summit, who have budgeted cautiously for Twilight, handing the production a relatively restrained $37 million, can pull the hit out of  the bag that a lot of people, us included, are hoping for.