Little Known Facts

Twilight Movie Tidbits You Might Not Know

Did You Know?

  1. st helens oregonTwilight was filmed in St. Helens OR and no movie scenes were filmed in Forks, WA. Forks, WA is known as the inspiration for the books.
  2. The Twilight Saga is a series of books written by Stephanie Meyer. Meyer has been influenced by writers such as William Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Emily Brontë.
  3. Kristen Stewart wore contacts throughout the Twilight saga, both for her vampire look and to change her eye color to match Bella's description.
  4. The idea for Twilight originated from a dream Stephanie Meyer had about two people in a sunlit meadow, inspiring the iconic motif of the franchise.
  5. Robert Pattinson contributed to the Twilight soundtrack with his own songs and even composed and performed "Bella's Lullaby" on the piano.
  6. The saga follows Isabella ‘Bella’ Swan as she moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, and falls in love with vampire, Edward Cullen.
  7. It was rumored that Meyer would be releasing a book through Edward’s eyes. It was due to be called Midnight Sun.
  8. Twilight took three months to write.
  9. Kristen Stewart Was Robert Pattinson’s biggest reason for auditioning.
  10. Robert Pattinson had to learn how to drive for Twilight (twice).
  11. Meyer’s vampires are not the typical vampire – their fangs are actually sharp teeth, the Cullens abstain from human blood and their skin sparkles in the sunlight.
  12. The saga won the 2009 Kids Choice Award for Favorite Book.
  13. The saga has sold over 116 million copies.
  14. The saga has also been translated into over 38 languages.
    Fans of the franchise are known as ‘Twihards’.
  15. Meyer’s Mormon faith has also influenced the characters and her style of writing.

*Source Credits: The Fact Site and ScreenRant