Thursday, November 20, 2008

Twilight Movie Mania: 5 Things to Know, Fan Sites, Podcasts, and More

Midnight approaches and the madness over the movie Twilight is hitting a fever pitch. So here's some online info to read while waiting in line at the theater, or anywhere for that matter.

Kristen McCracken has a great Twilight primer at Tribeca Film packed with links for more exploring. She talks about Twilight's move from book to screen and gives a guide to five things you need to know about the Twilight movie.

Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg is on the hook for lots of anger if her adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's book doesn't meet with the approval of the legions of fans. The blog at interviews Rosenberg and notes that she's got experience with some of the themes of Twilight: she's worked on the cable serial-killer series Dexter, and has experience with the youth market through her work on The O.C.

Over at Venus Zine, you'll see how Twilight fans are spreading their obsession into fan sites, podcasts, and even Twilight-related travel.

And of course, head for the official Twilight movie Web site for visit the official Web site for previews, film clips, photos, showtimes and locations, and even a free music download.

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