When faced with creating the interior, the team measured the house in Portland, and built various pieces of the house on the lot and on a stage in Vancouver. The production team agreed upon finding a house in the Vancouver area with an interior that emulated the high ceilings, glass walls, and forest surroundings of the first location. The film is also the biggest advance ticket seller on, surpassing. In an attempt to keep the role, Lautner weight-trained extensively and gained approximately 30 pounds. On May 31,, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner revealed the film's first trailer at the. Server 0 — Watch Online. Using the Quileute country in Washington as a basis, the production team decided to place Jacob's house on the edges of the territory, rather than in the community, because of Jacob's attachment to the wolves.
Initially heartbroken, Bella finds a form of comfort in reckless living, as well as an even-closer friendship with Jacob Black. Of particular interest was the Quileute reservation and Jacob's house. Initially bordered by a green fence, the decision of painting the barn, aging it, and renovating the exterior proved to be a layout that fit well with Jacob's character. Archived from on December 17, 2008. Despite her lack of enthusiasm, Edward's adoptive family host Bella a birthday party. One location was positively compared to the one in Portland, and therefore Weitz and the production team filmed portions of the film there. Also aired a new trailer at the 2009 Scream Awards on October 27, 2009.
Principal photography concluded with the scenes that were filmed in this area from May 25 through the 29. The idea quickly changed from the typical outlandish battle, to portraying Edward as an average guy caught in the middle of a bad situation; for Bella, conveying the feeling of being caught in the middle of a group of vampires fighting was important as well. Later, Jacob reminds Edward, the treaty Cullens and Quileutes made years before that they will not attack each other, as long as the Cullens do not feed on any humans, a necessity for Bella's transformation. The site's general consensus is that ' The Twilight Saga's second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, relentlessly downcast tone, and excessive length. Special features include an audio commentary by director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert, a behind-the-scenes documentary, and music videos. Her friendship with Jacob Black is expanded as she realizes that he can mend the hole left open by Edward.
In early November 2008, announced that they had obtained the rights to the remaining books in 's:,, and. The film set records for advance ticket sales, causing some theaters to add additional showings. Once the film went into production, the decision to shoot in Vancouver, rather than in, came after debate on how to match the locations that were introduced in the first film. Referring to the casting of Michael Sheen as Aro, Weitz claims to have 'aggressively' pursued the actor', and describes the character as 'on the surface, a very gracious and friendly vampire, but beneath that he is a tremendous threat. They also were able to reflect leadership and human muscle size by adjusting certain features of the wolves, such as their fat and tallness. Filming was scheduled to begin on March 23, 2009 in Vancouver, but began a few days early.
Realizing the danger that he and his family pose to Bella, Edward ends their relationship, and the Cullens leave, Washington. They also added characteristics, such as wet hair clumping together, and applied it to the fur. The second film also attempted to clarify the location of Bella's room, which, as seen in the first film, seemed to be located in the front of the house, when in reality it was on the right-hand side. With this decision, however, came the issue of reconstructing key sets that were used in the first film. As a director, Weitz had the pleasure of introducing and filming on new locations and sets.
This scene also required special effects, stunt work, and figuring out how to portray vampires fighting at very fast speeds. A muscle system, which gave the appearance of muscles firing and flexing, contributed to this model. Filming began in in late March 2009, and in, Italy in late May 2009. Edward's brother,, becomes overwhelmed by the scent of Bella's blood, and attempts to attack her. The movie concludes with Edward telling Bella that he will change her into a vampire after she marries him.
MacLeod explained that creating the shape-shifting werewolves was not an easy task. The artists were able to observe the behavior of both the and wolves, who ran in packs of three to five. The approach also included the use of specific colors at certain points in the movie. For the screenplay, the four men who Bella approaches needed to create a significant and dangerous situation, and so Rosenberg gave these men motorcycles. The film also became the highest-grossing film released by Summit Entertainment, and was the widest independent release, playing in over 4,100 theaters in its theatrical run, until it was surpassed by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
Weitz envisioned a warm color palette for the sequel, contrary to the in the series, whose blue tones were prevalent. Would then be able to serve as the interior for the high school scenes. Two main cameras, a high-speed Arri 435 camera capable of shooting at 150 frames per second, a, and cameras for visual effect shots were among the equipment used to bring the book to the big screen. Vancouver was chosen because it allowed a higher production value, while the surrounding areas contained beautiful forests and gray weather. Initially what was a huge battle with vampires being thrown everywhere turned into a one-on-one fight between Felix and Edward, after receiving a stamp of approval from Meyer.
In an interview, fellow cast member Kristen Stewart talked about Lautner's transformation saying, 'He's an entirely different person physically. Archived from on February 29, 2012. Main article: The score for New Moon was composed by while the rest of the soundtrack was chosen by music supervisor, who also produced the. However, it was nominated for four Razzies: Worst Supporting Actor Robert Pattinson , Worst Screen Couple Kristen Stewart and either Taylor Lautner or Robert Pattinson , Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel, and Worst Screenplay. As with the use of specific colors, the different cameras and shooting setups would help serve the story points.