Catherine Hardwicke, director of teen-centric flicks , helmed the film, and she spoke to Vulture about the movie's special effects and curbing her own vampiric tendencies.Considering you were supposed to be casting the most perfect guy in the world, did the casting process make you nervous?This is such a hard choice.' I was like, 'Are you kidding me?! The Robsten bubble begins and it's not long before murmurings of their on- and offscreen chemistry begin. June 2009: Tabloids explode with reports that Kristen and Michael have split.Summer-Fall 2008: Though Kristen is still dating Michael Angarano, she and Rob, as befits two costars, begin making increasing public rounds together, turning up at the MTV Movie Awards, their inaugural Comic-Con, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Rome Film Festival, and pose for a rather loved-up-looking photo shoot for magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends."May 2009: The gang relocates to Italy to continue shooting, with Rob and Kristen leaving temporarily to attend the MTV Movie Awards, where they tease the fans with their non-kiss kiss. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath.
But none of them really worked out, so that's why we kind of found Kristen [Stewart] and Rob [Pattinson].
But it's not quite as easy as singing or playing a guitar, so I would always see wonderful live musicians and just envy them that I wasn't in that medium.
Catherine Hardwicke You don't pay the same price for a Ferrari as you do for a Honda Accord.
But for some reason, for movie tickets, you're asked to pay the same price for ' Avatar' as you are for some million movie, which is kind of a weird thing when you think about it.
Catherine Hardwicke I still like the idea of having an intimate experience with a movie, but I love watching stuff on my i Pad. Catherine Hardwicke Every filmmaker's just going to keep trying to make it the best you can make it: make it as potent and interesting and entertaining and exciting and tough and sexy as you can. The cliche for all artists is that you don't want to lose that child inside.