screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg has suggested that the
two-part Breaking Dawn
adaptation will not be as explicit as
Speaking to the Los Angeles Times
hinted that she may tone down the more controversial elements of
Stephenie Meyer's final Twilight
novel, which includes sex, a
bloody birth scene and werewolf Jacob "imprinting" on Bella Swan's child
She said: "On the fan site, on Facebook, all the
comments are 'It has to be R rated! You have to show the childbirth!
Gore and guts and sex!'. For me it's actually more interesting to not
see it. You know, you can do childbirth without seeing childbirth... it
doesn't mean it's any less evocative of an experience."
added that she has strived to make Bella a more formidable force in the
movies than she is in the novels: "She doesn't have the physical
strength of Edward and all of them. So how do you make the character
strong when she's physically vulnerable? There really is a goal to give
her stamina and other strengths. She really is a role model."
Kristen Stewart's involvement in the series, Rosenberg called the
actress "tremendous" and "one of the reasons why we got Bill Condon [to
direct]".The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
debuts in the US on
June 30 and July 9 in the UK.Source