Facts & Figures & Trivia

Random Twilight facts and figures:

*Twilight (film adaptation) had an estimated production budget of only u.s $37 million.(small in that NEW MOON has a production budget of $50-60 million)

*Twilight (film adaptation) grossed u.s$382.1 million (worldwide) in its  box office run.

*The film’s release on dvd, saw it sell over 3 million copies in its first week.

*Twilight was filmed primarily in the the states of Oregon and Washington,U.S.A.

*Twilight : New Moon was filmed primarily in and around Vancouver,B.C,Canada. The volturi scenes were filmed in Montepulciano,Italy.

*Eclipse and Breaking Dawn will be filmed in Vancouver,B.C,Canada

*Over 5,000 actors auditioned for the role of Edward.

*Edward’s car is a Volvo C30.

*In the scene where Bella goes to the Cullens house for the first time, when Nikki Reed’s character had to break the bowl, she actually cut her hands. This is why she is wearing gloves for the scene in the film.

*The dress Kristen Stewart wears in the prom scene cost only $20. The suit Robert Pattinson wore was the most expensive item of clothing from the entire shoot.

*Cam Giganet’s scene’s in the film were some of the first filmed,as he had other shooting commitments.

*The first time Edward appears in the film(cafeteria scene) Robert Pattinson’s sister Lizzie can be heard singing in the background.

*The apple on the cover of the twilight book is not only a symbol for the forbidden, in Scandinavian mythology the apple is a symbol for eternal youth and beauty.

*Although Radiohead’s  song “15 step”  appear’s in the film, it was not included in the official soundtrack.

*Taylor Lautner wears a wig for his role as Jacob Black  in the first film.

*All of the actors playing the Cullen’s, had to wear topaz-colored contacts.

*Kristin Stewart has to wear brown contact’s to play the role of bella, as she has green eye’s.

*Each member of the wolf pack ( New Moon)  had to have papers proving their Native decent. Spencer is Lakota (Sioux), Pelletier is Cree-Metis, Meraz is Purepecha (Tarasco), Gordon is Hualapai, and Houseman, who was discovered at an open casting call, is Cree.

*It took over 36 hours to turn Nikki Reed’s naturally brown hair blonde.


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