Stephanie Meyer talks Breaking Dawn pt 2 & whether she plans to continue the series

MTV recently talked with Stephanie Meyer where she discussed the ending of Twilight, Breaking Dawn pt 2 , and addresses the question of whether she plans to continue the series.

From MTV :

MTV: Hi, Stephenie! “Breaking Dawn: Part 2″ is almost here. Are you ready to take your victory lap?

Stephenie Meyer: [laughs] I don’t think the term “victory lap” has ever entered my mind. In sports terms it’s a hurdle. We’ve got one more hurdle to jump in this area and then I have to go on to different ones.

MTV: Have you taken any time yet to reflect on this being the end of the franchise?

Meyer: I’ve been carefully not thinking about it that way because I don’t want to be sad yet.

MTV: When did you see the final cut of the film?

Meyer: Monday [October 22]. It was the first time I’ve seen it with all of the effects in place. It had a lot of impact. Also, all the music was in, which really impacts the emotion of it.

MTV: Did you find yourself getting a little emotional while watching the end?

Meyer: Yeah. There’s no way not to [be emotional] with the end of this one. [Director] Bill [Condon] has a very good sense of how to really wring your emotions. He put the end together in such a way that I don’t think you cannot have a moment. I can only imagine the fans will really appreciate that moment of reflection.

MTV: Kellan Lutz recently said there’s a special bonus scene during the credits. What can you say about that?

Meyer: That’s actually incorrect. What they’ve been talking about will be in DVD extras I assume but it’s not in the credits. There is no extra scene.

MTV: Of course the fans are very excited to see Kristen’s interpretation of Bella as a vampire at last.

Meyer: It’s subtle and yet kind of amazing. She’s very self-possessed the way she holds herself. She’s a completely different kind of character.

MTV: Meanwhile Robert Pattinson has been describing the vampire sex in the film as “ridiculous” in recent interviews.

Meyer: Yeah I saw that. I think he was talking about how it was so hard to keep a straight face [during that scene]. For the actors, there are 40 people in the room and most of them are inches away from you. It’s a kind of awkward menage-a-forty going on. I think when you see the scene it’s a testament to their acting ability that you don’t see any of that in that moment at all.

MTV: Are you happy with the changes that have been made from the book?

Meyer:There is an element we had to change to make it more visual. The changes give us a bigger story. It’s something that me and [screenwriter] Melissa [Rosenberg] came up with over one long dinner in Vancouver. Once we had figured out how we wanted to do it everything really fell into place.

MTV:Can you shed some light on the recent reports that the studio is exploring a continuation of the franchise? Have you discussed more ‘Twilight’ with them?

Meyer: I haven’t. I’ve had no conversations to that effect at all. I’ve seen a couple things about it but it’s really not anything I’ve heard about personally.

MTV: Are you open to more films or TV that would continue the story? Or would you rather any stories begin as books?

Meyer: I don’t know. For me I have a very different agenda [than the studio]. It seems like that there should be some time, a resting period before that kind of thing comes up but I know they have a different way of looking at things and I’m sure it will be discussed. I’m always open to conversation. Generally if it’s going to be characters that I like, I’d like to read about them first. But that’s because I’m a book nerd.

MTV: Will you be getting into a writing zone once this promotional period is over?

Meyer: Hopefully. It’s a challenge right now. Actually right now I’m working on my Halloween costume and I totally bit off more than I can chew with it.

MTV: What is it?

Meyer: I don’t even know if I’m going to be able to wear it. It’s going to be like sixty pounds on my shoulders. I’m a mermaid being carried by a pirate in a treasure chest.



  • Latasha williams

    Me and my husband saw this movie tonight in Pine Bluff,Arkansas and i was enjoying this so smiling but when the end came i just started crying I pray that mrs.Meyer will keep it going Iam a big since the first one Twilight came out i have the whole collection

  • Latasha

    Corrections to make…i was enjoying the movie so much i was smiling so hard but when the end came i just started crying i pray that mrs.meyer keep going with the saga but iam a big fan since the first on came out

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