SDCC Hall H: 'Breaking Dawn' Bids Farewell as Stephenie Meyer Surprises with 'The Host' Footage : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

Bookmark and Share

SDCC Hall H: 'Breaking Dawn' Bids Farewell as Stephenie Meyer Surprises with 'The Host' Footage

July 13, 2012

SDCC Hall H: 'Breaking Dawn' Bids Farewell as Stephenie Meyer Surprises with 'The Host' Footage
"Breaking Down" cast

San Diego, Calif. (rushPRnews) 07/13/12 — By: Derrick Deane on July 12, 2012 at 2:40PM


Following a night of camping out in the mild San Diego night where they met, took pictures with and received autographs from the Breaking Dawn cast, Twihards packed Hall H en masse to bid their beloved franchise farewell. Well, at least farewell from Comic-Con.


The panel included cast members Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz, Elizabeth Reaser and Edward and Bella Cullen’s daughter Renesmee aka Mackenzie Foy. The cast was joined by author Stephenie Meyer.


Before launching into Q&A, we saw new footage from the upcoming second part of Breaking Dawn, including the first seven minutes of the movie.


Director Bill Condon introduced the first clip which picks up right where Breaking Dawn - Part 1 left off. The seven minute clip is essentially about Bella realizing her new powers now that she's become a vampire. As she and Robert Pattinson's Edward mumble about being the same temperature and loving each other, a dangerous realization crosses their minds. Bella needs to feed.


What follows is an extended race through the forest culminating in Bella stalking a fawn grazing on some leaves. Her attention is diverted as she sees a rock climber who has slipped and scraped his knee. The fresh blood entices Bella who races up the side of a large cliff with Edward in pursuit trying to stop her. He succeeds and the pair return their attention to the fawn.


The problem with that however, is that a mountain lion is also stalking the fawn and in perhaps one of the most unbelievable pieces of CGI ever witnessed, Kristin Stewart leaps off a rock just in time to tackle the mountain lion as it leaps in for the kill.


The clip culminates with Edward and Bella meeting Taylor Lautner's Jacob, some banter about Bella looking the same and Jacob's werewolf stench and fade scene on Stewart's line to Jacob, "You want to meet Renesmee?"


Another clip featured the Cullen coven instructing Bella on how to appear human in advance of her meeting with her father, Charlie. The clip served to try and show off the film and Stewart's comedic side. Twihards loved it, the rest of Hall H, not so much.


The panel wasn’t all goodbyes and bittersweet nostalgia. As had been rumored a few days leading up to the Twilight panel, Meyer surprised the Hall H crowd by introducing new never-before-seen footage from The Host, another film adaptation from a book she authored.


The intent was pretty obvious here – hook the Twilight crowd onto Meyer’s sci-fi thriller so that when The Host hits theaters on March 29 next year, it’ll do Twilight-esque numbers at the box office.


Footage shown introduced us to the main players - Saoirse Ronan as Melanie Stryder/Wanderer and Diane Kruger as The Seeker. Essentially, Ronan's Stryder has been infected with an alien parasitic soul called The Wanderer. There were also a few chase sequences and a confrontation between Jake Abel's Ian O'Shea and Max Irons' Jared Howe inside an underground bunker. William Hurt also makes an appearance firing off a shotgun to break up the skirmish.


Twihards were enthusiastic about the film. Granted the genre is completely different from the romantic melodrama of the Twilight saga. The panel concluded with members of covens around the world taking the stage in an Avengers-esque moment where everyone posed for pictures.


Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 hits theaters November 16.

Media Contact Name: Derrick Deanne
Media Web Address:
Main image credits:
About the author:

RushPR News is a social media newswire service created to help you with content creation and distribution to news outlets and social media networks. RushPRnews can also assist you with your web strategies with experts advices and strategies at an affordable cost. Write us at

Click here to see all news from this author/company


RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at / AH Marketing

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.


Newborn Foundation Hosts Annual Awards Gala

SAINT PAUL, MN 10/21/16 · U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar honored: More than $220,000 raised...

Beyoncé and Destiny's Child Documentary Set to Premiere in Houston

Houston, Texas USA 10/15/16 · Making a Child of Destiny: The Andretta Tillman...

Far East Hospitality named Best Employer 2016 by Aon Hewitt

Singapore 10/13/16 · - Far East Hospitality, Singapore’s leading operator of...

Attorney Scott Glovsky Launches Trial Lawyer Talk, A New Legal Podcast

Pasadena, CA 10/13/16 ·  – Award-winning California trial attorney Scott Glovsky has...

Pre-Owned Mercedes Cars that are Worth Buying

Toronto, Canada 10/08/16 · Every car lover dreams of buying a Mercedes...

TryMyKitchen goes global as the first and best dedicated marketplace for booking cooking classes

London, UK 10/07/16 · offers an unrivalled service for people wishing...

Jafme Inc.: New Job Search App Brings New Opportunities

New York 10/07/16 · Jafme Inc. unveiled new mobile app to assist...

Rainwater Sustainable Alternative To Drilling Wells And Hauling Water

CRAIK, SK 10/07/16 · Local Company Says Canadians Can Conserve Water and...

Visionup Strobe Glasses

Tokyo, Japan 10/06/16 · The world’s 1st Strobe Glasses for young athletes Visionup...

Quality Roofing Contractors in Melbourne

AUSTRALIA 10/06/16 · A roof is part of a building’s exterior...

Utilization of Water Treatment Plant

Ahmedabad, Gujarat 10/06/16 · Water, a characteristic and fundamental asset is without...

New Dodge RAM 1500 Has All the Qualities of Becoming A Reliable Pickup Truck

Toronto, ON 10/06/16 · 2016 RAM 1500 is available with minor changes...


Winnipeg, MB 10/06/16 · The Comprehensive Wealth Indicator Report, coming spring 2016,...