Twilight Lexicon's Laura’s next column on Movies.com ...she covers the ever changing looks of the the Twilight Saga on screen.
Change. Either you’re a person who likes change, or you go with the “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” theory. The Twilight Sagahas had its changes, ranging from casting, to directors, to character appearance, to Edward’s Volvo, and those are just for starters. Most fans realize that when you are going to adapt a book to screen, or switch out directors, inevitably, some things are going to get cut or changed. The question is how much change is good and how much is distracting.
There was some angst earlier this week when Entertainment Weekly had an image of Edward and Bella, as portrayed byRobert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart on the cover. Fans noticed that Kristen Stewart wasn’t wearing Bella’s brown contacts and Robert Pattinson wasn’t wearing his golden ones. Lens-gate, as the fan sites started to call it, was put to rest when Bill Condon confirmed, through his partner Jack Morrissey, that the shots were taken during a scene rehearsal. With all that water, it was understandable why they wouldn’t put the contact lenses in until the last second. Fans could rest easy knowing that director Bill Condon had an eye on the finer details!
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