Portland is a freaky place. We've got an undead film festival
, a zombie walk
and now…a bona fide vampire movie.
from director Catherine Hardwicke (Nativity Story, Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown
), stars a slew of young newbies from the world of television and movies.
Now shooting in Portland's burbs, Twilight
is based on Stephanie Meyer's #1 New York Times
bestselling series of the same name. It tells the story of a high school student, Bella (Kristen Stewart
, Panic Room
), who falls in love with a conscientious vampire, Edward (Robert Pattinson
, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
). The closer Bella and Edward become, the more he must struggle with his desire to drink her blood. But when Edward's vampire nemeses (Edi Gathegi, Cam Gigandet
) come to town, looking for Bella, all bets are off.
Here are first released photos of the film of the vampirish Cullen family
shot by frequent WW
contributor Chris Ryan
And all we can say is: THIS LOOKS HOT!!!