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June 23, 2010 | By Carla Hall, Los Angeles Times
They flew in from Winnipeg, Canada, on Sunday, stashed their stuff at a downtown hotel and headed for Nokia Plaza to meet other friends. There was a little confusion about where to stand but in the end there was a lot of luck: Puneet Chawla and Jennifer Romanoff were among the first people to be admitted into the plaza to camp out for a coveted spot along the red carpet to watch the arrivals for the invitation-only premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse."...
June 27, 2010 | By Christine Spines, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Chrystal Johnson didn't think there was anything unhealthy about her all-consuming fixation with "The Twilight Saga" — until she discovered it was sucking the life out of her marriage. "I found poems my husband had written in his journal about how I had fallen for a 'golden-eyed vampire,' " says Johnson, a 31-year-old accountant from Mesa, Ariz., who became so enthralled by the blockbuster series of young adult novels and movies that she found herself staying up all night, re-reading juicy chapters and chatting about casting news and the are-they-or-aren't-they romance between the stars of the films, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson.
November 1, 2009 | By Gina McIntyre
It's a crisp May morning on the set of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," and Michael Sheen strides into an elaborate reconstruction of an Italianate marble hall in costume as Aro, the head of the Volturi, a menacing group of age-old vampires that metes out justice in the realm of the supernatural. Dressed in a cloak, he's sporting long, black locks, bright red lips and matching tinted contact lenses that give him a distinctly malevolent look. When a reporter asks if it's uncomfortable to look through the eyes of a monster, he suggests, quite politely and quite to the contrary: "No, I think it's more uncomfortable for you."
January 14, 2012
Lions Gate Highest-grossing movies (worldwide ticket sales) 1. "The Expendables" -- $274. 5 million 2. "Fahrenheit 9/11" -- $222.4 million 3. "Saw III" -- $164.8 million 4. " Saw II" -- $147.7 million 5. "Saw IV"-- $139.3 million TV shows include: "Mad Men" "Weeds" "Nurse Jackie" "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" Management: CEO Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns ...
March 18, 2013
Disney's animated box-office hit “Wreck-It Ralph” knocked “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” off the top of the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart but left its reign over the rentals market intact. Here are the top titles for sales (week ending March 9) and rentals (week ending March 10), according to Rentrak. Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales: 1. “Wreck-It Ralph” (Disney). Week 1. 2. “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2” (Summit Entertainment). Week 2. 3. “Red Dawn (2012)
November 16, 2012 | By Ben Fritz
Fans flocked to theaters late at night for the final big screen foray by Bella, Jacob and Edward. However, there weren't as many as those who turned out for Harry Potter's farewell last year. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2" grossed $30.4 million from screenings at 10 p.m. Thursday and at or soon after midnight in the U.S. and Canada, according to an estimate from the distributor, Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment. Though huge, that number is smaller than the $43.5 million taken in by "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" in July 2011 from midnight screenings only.
March 5, 2013 | By John Horn
DVD shoppers can't get enough of “Twilight.” In its first weekend of release, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2” sold an estimated 3.85 million DVDs, better than the home entertainment debut of the first “Breaking Dawn” movie last year, Lionsgate said Tuesday. The studio also said electronic sell-through transactions for the final “Twilight” movie were running about 20% ahead of the previous vampire film. PHOTOS: 'Breaking Dawn' premiere Lionsgate's “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1” and its “Hunger Games” were two of the top DVD releases last year, with “Hunger Games” at No. 1 among all 2012 titles and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1” finishing fourth.
November 30, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
A Westside compound that "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have been leasing for the last several months has come on the market for sale at $5.995 million. Built in the 1990s, the west-facing property sits on almost half an acre and overlooks Stone Canyon Reservoir and Bel-Air. The main house features an open-plan living and dining room, a den, four bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms. The recently renovated guesthouse contains another bedroom and 11/2 bathrooms.
July 6, 2012 | By Nardine Saad
Jackson Rathbone, who plays pathokinetic "Twilight Saga" vampire Jasper Hale, is a father. Rathbone and girlfriend Sheila Hafsadi, 24, had their first child together Thursday. "Thank you ALL for the love & support! Sheila & I couldn't be happier to have such a beautiful, healthy baby boy, Monroe Jackson Rathbone VI," the 27-year-old actor tweeted . PHOTOS: Who's pregnant in Hollywood And think again if you're feeling the name is yet another in a string of Hollywood's odd monikers.
November 19, 2009
"Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans." A rogue detective navigates New Orleans crime and his own drug addiction. "The Blind Side." True story of an affluent family that takes in a homeless youth who becomes a pro football player. "The Messenger." Two officers must notify loved ones of fallen soldiers. "Planet 51." A U.S. astronaut lands on a distant planet to discover little green beings that are afraid of him. "The Twilight Saga: New Moon." A teen is drawn into the world of werewolves after her vampire boyfriend leaves.
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