Donnerstag, 1. November 2012

Breaking Dawn 2 Pressekonferenz - 1.November

Wir beginnen mit Kristen und ihrer PK...via kstewartfans

@courtjustice: Kristen Stewart wore a AQUA (@bloomingdales) cashmere striped sweater to the #BreakingDawnPart2 press junket today in midnight/navy! --- Tolle Wahl!

Das Transkript der PK von Kristen gibt es nach dem *Klick* via @Hypable

Kommen wir zum Interview von Wyck Godfrey und Stephenie Meyer. Gesprochen wird u.a. über den letzten Drehtag.

Taylor war auch an der Reihe :) via Taytay_daily

Uuuund Rob darf natürlich auch nicht fehlen...via RPLife

Rob´s Transkript vom Interview findet ihr ebenfalls nach dem Klick - Hitfix und Hypable

Und zum Abschluss (jedenfalls vorerst in diesem Post) das erste Trio-Bild von der Promo des "Epic Finals"


via @hypable
Question: Bella's a tiger let out of a cage in this one. What was that like as an actres, especially doing it at the same time as BD 1 - so in one shoot you were caged, the next you weren't.

Kristen: I was really lucky to have played human Bella for so long. The best aspects of every vampire, it's an enhanced version of when they were human. I got to take those steps for real, turning into a vamp. If you were to take the fact that she becomes a vampire completely away, this is just a more realized version of who she's been the whole time. It's why it touches so many people.
Kristen: It was also like breaking her in like a car, asking 'how fast? how fast can she go?'

Question: What did you keep from the set?
Kristen: I kept the rings. The rings are really important to me. There was the moon ring, which is from the first film and reminds me of Catherine Hardwicke. And the wedding ring I have too. Other than that, Bella's not really into stuff. The rings are extremely important to me.

Question: For you, what was the moment when you raelized how big this thing was going to be?
Kristen: it's grown so much, even recently. I don't know if we've ever - I've never realized the extent its gotten to. Comic Con for me was the first hit of human energy, and I knew this wasn't a normal movie. We've always approached Twilight - it felt like something very much our own. That first dose of sharing it with the fans was mind blowing.
Kristen: The coolest thing about the job actually - when you like something together, you're going to like it more. I was excited that we were going places and incredibly overwhelmed.

Question: Thanks for bringing such a realism to Bella Swan. Now that Bella's a vampire, you got to do kick ass stunt work. Talk about that.
Kristen: I broke my thumb like the second day, it was a lot of fun though. I got a little taste of the stunt work when we were in Italy, physicality was so important then - then it became important again. What can I say.. I've been on the sidelines for so long, just itching to get involved as a vamp. So I was bursting to do it. And that's probably why I broke my thumb, I was overzealous.

Question: I found it so cool, as a 14 year old, that 18 year old Bella is so young to be turned into a vamp. If you could pause your life at one age, what would it be?
Kristen: I don't know - I haven't gotten to that point yet. I'm not sure, someone asked me recently and I couldn't answer it then either.
Kristen: I just haven't gotten to that point of wanting to pause life yet.

Question: Along those same lines, I was wondering... Bella's journey, how did it parallel with your own journey?
Kristen: Without taking any of the truth out of this.. it's all sort of general. Like I was just saying, it's about that period: "Do I go with this, or is that crazy?" I think as an adult, the answer is "absolutely." You question yourself along the way, and you should never stop doing that. You should always question, push harder. I think it gets a little easier - I definitely feel a bit more realized - a lot more actually. It was just by chance we happen to be the same age. It's a tough one because she lives so many years.

Question: How have these movies affected your film career going forward with new film choices?
Kristen: I've always - a question that I can't answer, "What can you do next?" Doesn't make any sense because it's such an outsiders perspective.Things have fallen in my lamp, I've gotten incredibly - insanely lucky. If I could keep doing that I'll be a happy girl.It's always a pretty impulsive thing. You can read a fantastic script and it may not be in you to do.

The next question is a spoiler, so we won't live blog it.

Major spoiler that fans will want to see in the theater.

Without spoiling it: Kristen's talking about how the ending is romantic, and Bill really had his finger on it.

Question: What was it like playing a mother? Did it change how you look at your own mom?
Kristen: I think that it might be something you're born with. Some people have really really strong, natural instincts to be a mom. That was one of my favorite parts of the story from day one. There was never much about that in the story. So having Stephenie Meyer there was helpful.
Kristen: It didn't change much about me or view of my mother. But what better way to share vampire's animalistic nature than that. But I don't think.. I've always really felt I have a great relationship with my mom. That's just what it is. If I had an answer I would totally give it.
Kristen: I can't wait to be a mom... but I can wait (Laughter)

Question: What bonds have the three of you formed that 10, 20 years from now only you will understand?
Kristen: Its nice to not be alone, we're in this together. We share the movies. Another really common question is, "What's it like to walk away from this?" Generally I don't have to walk away from anything. We hold this as we move on. I think Rob and Taylor feel the same way

Question: Are you glad it's over? Finally?
Kristen: I'm so happy that the story is told, you have no idea. Usually you have five weeks, five months to look at a schedule. We had five years. So the fact that this thing is out and it's not weighing on us anymore - SUPER excited about that. Not that I'm glad it's over, I'm glad the story is now complete.
Kristen: It is sad, it is strange. But it's normal - things shouldn't stay. They've gotta move on.

Question: Would you be open to doing another film series?
Kristen: Yeah. It depends, it's hard to sign on to something before you know.
Question: Say they wanted you to sign on for something that's five films. Would you say yes?
Kristen: My guess is probably not, only because it's rare to find something that is this great.
Kristen: Never say never.

Question: What would you like to give your character for the holiday?
Kristen spent a lot of time thinking about the answer, asked the fansite ops who suggested a gift for Renesmee.

Question: Would you like to live forever?
Kristen: No.

Question: Has there ever been a question you wish the press asked you?
Kristen: No.. thankfully.


12:08 p.m. There he is. He's looking rather dapper with a suit (no tie) and his hair properly gelled.

12:09 p.m. What perspective does Pattinson have on the whole spectacle? People have asked him from the beginning and he doesn't know. "I don't think I've ever felt more completely bewildered knowing that I only have a month of 'Twilight' stuff," Pattinson says. He expects it to take 10 years. "I don't think even the fans know why they connect with it the way they do. I think it's a visceral thing. I don't think Stephenie could tell you why she was fixated on this very contained story," he says. "I don't know," is his final answer.

12:10 p.m. If he could go back and give himself advice what would it be? "Start drinking vodka instead of beer. Try and get a six-pack as early as possible and you'll be a much more successful actor," he jokes. "We're still getting massive surprises any time you have any sort of 'Twilight'-related events," he admits, recalling a massive venue at Munich's Olympic stadium. "IT's absolutely bizarre. There's no way you can ever compute it," he says.

12:12 p.m. What does "forever" mean to Pattinson? "Ummm... Death?" he jokes. "Hope, I guess? That's kinda a different question," he says. He really doesn't have an answer, but he laughs amiably while stalling.

12:13 p.m. What was his last scene as Edward Cullen? And his favorite fan moment? "It was hilarious considering we spent the entire series filming in the most miserable conditions and then we end on a beach in the Caribbean filming two scenes in the sea," Pattinson says. "They were considering shooting it in the sea in Vancouver, which would not have worked at all," he laughs.

12:14 p.m. He says the part is strange because so much of the audience attempts to project idealism onto the character, but he's always wanted to accentuate the "fallibility and weaknesses." "You're trying to play an archetype on one hand and a character on the other," he says, explaining his frustrations with Edward.

12:15 p.m. What was easiest and hardest to leave behind about Edward? He says he liked being about to keep improving the character across a series. "You feel strangely secure. It's the opposite of how you're supposed to feel doing a movie. It's supposed to feel totally foreign each time," he reflects. He admits there's a tendency towards laziness, but having different directors has kept him on his tone. "Playing a part where you can't get hurt and you can't die, because there's no framework. There's too many possibilities if you can't die," he says of the worst thing.

12:17 p.m. He doesn't know how this will impact him 10 or 15 years down the road. "It's really not up to you. I'm getting other parts that aren't vampires. I don't know if people will accept me in them or whatever, but there's really nothing to be afraid of," of typecasting. "I don't know how people will remember the series at all," Pattinson says of the fanbase in 15 years.

12:18 p.m. Would he like to relive anything? "The whole first movie was pretty fun," he says, recalling everybody's relative inexperience, which led to "a really good energy." "None of us were really known then, as well, so it felt like a big deal at the time. It was exciting. It was really exciting the first one."

12:19 p.m. Is he worried about maintaining this level of success? "If I had a little bit more control over my public image, I guess, that would be nice," he says, not quite answering the question. "No. I think it's impossible, for one thing. I don't think anyone can do that, apart from Denzel Washington," he says. "It's a strange place where the film industry's at. I guess you could just play superhero after superhero, but that seems to be the only guaranteed, big money thing," he notes. Pattinson isn't sure that would be satisfying. "There are no guarantees, so I'm kinda signing up to do movies that I would be proud of if it were my last one," he says.

12:21 p.m. At the end of the day, is he glad it's over? "In some ways?" He stutters. "As soon as something start referring to something as a franchise, a franchise is a Burger King or a Subway," he reflects. "You have no control. It's a huge juggernaut, especially when something becomes part of the cultural landscape. It's really scary. You get trapped and you get scared of changing, which is the worst thing that can happen if you want to become any type of artist," he says.

12:23 p.m. "I get a lot more abuse in England," Pattinson says of his varying level of fame.

12:24 p.m. "I think working with kids and I like working with animals, which is what everybody says you shouldn't do," Pattinson says of working with Mackenzie Foy. "They got some good baby actors," he adds.

12:24 p.m. Which new character did he most like? And what's his favorite vampire show or movie? "I like 'Blade.' I really like 'Blade,'" Pattinson says, yearning for more hard-R-rated films like that. Among the new characters, he liked Benjamin and Rami Malek. He praises the actors who came in thinking it was a big deal and bringing enthusiasm to the set. He returns to the second part of the question, though he says he isn't necessarily a vampire fan. He's not a non-fan but he says.

12:27 p.m. Does he remember his first meeting with Kristen and with Taylor? He also isn't sure when he first met Taylor, but he met Kristen at the audition. He remembers doing the "Harry Potter" movie and being impressed with the younger stars. He says he was star-struck when he met Kristen and even Taylor. "I still seem them as massively famous people. It's strange to have gone through the same experience with Taylor and Kristen as well," he says. He's seen people lose their mind over minor fame and he finds it amazing how well the cast has maintained perspective.

Q: Now you have a sense of completition, five films out of four books. I'm curious.. are you allowing yourself any perspective? Do you see the value of all this?
It's funny, people are asking me how I'd feel when it all ends when we were promo-ing the first movie. I've never felt more bewildered, knowing we only have a month let of Twilight stuff to do. i've said since the second one it's going to take ten years to settle into my brain. I don't think anyone knows why they connect with it the way they do. I don't even know if Stephenie knows why she was so fixated on this very very contained story.

Q:: If you could go back in time five years, what kind of advice would you give yourself then to prepare what would happen in the next five years?
Start drinkign vodka instead of beer. And try to get a six pack (abs) as early as possible, and you'll be a much more successful actor.

Rob: It's kind of fun to deal with the terror and the huge highs and lows of things. I've never known - I'm still getting massive surprises any time we have a Twilight related event. When we went to Munich for the third movie, the entire olympic stadium was packed with 30k people screaming.

Q: This words keyword is "forever" - what is this in regards to?
Death? (laughs) No. Hope? That's a difficult question

Q: What was your last scene for the films? and favorite fan encounter?
It was hilarious because we spent the entire series filming the most miserable conditions, then we end filming in St. Thomas. We did the last shot as the sun was coming up - it was amazing. It was a nice way to end it. We were considering shooting it in the sea in Vancouver which would have not worked at all (laughter)

Q: Were you sad to let Edward go?
Yeah, it's very strange. The entire way through - up to the last shot - it's a strange part because on one hand you have to have a lot of the audience project their idea of Edward. It doesn't matter what I do sometimes, the fans want him a certain way. Then there are my instincts to find the fallibility and weaknesses in him. So you're trying to play both these things at the same time. You're trying to play someone who's seen as playing this perfect thing.

Q: Whws mostdifficult thing to leave behind? And whatas best thing to leave behind?
It was great to have multiple films to get used to and get into the character. It's good to have multiple chances. It's bad on the other hand because your ideas dry up sometimes and you get lazy sometimes because you're around the same people. That was the good thing about having different directors, so you could stay on your toes.

Q: This has obviously opened a lot of doors for you. How do you see it impacting your career ten, fifteen years down the road?
I don't know - people ask if I'm afraid of getting typecast, but you can't be afraid of it. It's not up to you. I'm getting parts where I don't play a vampire. I don't know if people will accept me in them, but there's really nothing to be afraid of it. But yeah, I have no idea in fifteen years - I don't know how people will remember this series at all. It's crazy how intense people are about this series. So I'm not sure how that will last, if there will be that tenacity in fifteen years.

Q: Was there any moment during filming that you'dl ike to relive and why?
The whole first movie was pretty fun. There was a good energy, people were fighting for it because they believed in it (the first film). So it felt like a big deal. It was really exciting, the first one. And the whole year afterwards.

Q: This franchise has given you a lot of success. Are you hoping to maintain that level of success as you go forward?
Well, I don't know. If I could get any semblance, any more control, of m public image - that would be nice. No, it's impossible to maintain this level of success apart from Denzel Washington (laughter). It's a strange place where the film industry is at, where you could just play super hero after super hero. That seems to be the only guaranteed big money thing.

Q: At the end of the day, are you glad it's over?
in some ways. As soon as someone refers to these movies as a franchise - a franchise is a Burger King, a Subway - the big guys love it when something like this becomes a franchise. As an actor, it's scary. You really feel like you have no control. It's a huge machine and it becomes part of the cultural landscape. It's scary because you get trapped and you get scared of changing. And that's the worst thing that can happen.

Q: Are you more famous in the UK than you are here? and if so, how?
I don't know actually. I used to be able to be in England out in public and be fine - it came out in the U.S. first. I get a lot more abuse in England. That's kind of just the general English attitude. It's just your instinct (laughter)

Q: You looked like a natural stepping into the father role?
I quite like working with kids and animals, which everyone says you shouldn't do. Because it makes you feel like you're not acting - someone who's just providing stuff to react to. Especially working with a baby. It's great. I would say, but a dog or a baby in every scene - everything's gonna be better. And if they're not, just shoot the dog (laughter). They've got some good baby actors.

Q: and by shoot the dog, you mean...
Either way! (laughter)

Q: Do you watch any vampire films/shows?
I really like Blade. My favorite character in the new ones.. I like.. I Benjamin (the actor in BD 2). It was nice having actors who came in and were really enthusiastic. They were so excited about even five lines. I haven't seen that many vampire films/shows. I'm not a non fan, but it's an unusual thing to be a fan of. It's like, "I love zombie movies. I love zombies. I just love them." It's more of a psychological problem. (laughter)

Q: Do you remember back i 2008 the first time you met Kristen and Taylor? I don't mean to throw Taylor under the bus but he says he can't remember meeting you.
Gee I don't remember meeting him either. I met him when he was wearing his wig and stuff. I met Kristen at the Twilight audition. My impressions of them... I'm still just trying to come with terms of acknowledging being an actor at all. When I did Harry Potter, I remember looking at Dan, Rupert, and Emma and being like "Wow, those guys are actors" I was starstruck and I wanted to be one too. I was starstruck by Kristen too when we first met. With Dan, Rupert, and Emma, I still see them as massively famous people. It's strange to have gone through the same experience with Taylor and Kristen as well. It's massive.

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