New Moon (marketed as The Twilight Saga: New Moon) is a 2009 American romantic fantasy movie. It’s primarily based on the novel of the identical title by Stephenie Meyer and is the sequel to 2008’s Twilight, which relies on Meyer’s earlier novel. Summit Leisure greenlit the sequel in late November 2008, following the early success of Twilight. Directed by Chris Weitz, the movie stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner,reprising their roles as Bella Swan, Edward Cullen, and Jacob Black, respectively. Melissa Rosenberg, who handed in a draft of the movie script in the course of the opening weekend of Twilight, returns because the screenwriter for the second installment as nicely.
On her 18th birthday, Bella Swan wakes up from a dream by which she sees herself as an previous girl. She expresses her distaste with rising older than her boyfriend Edward Cullen, a vampire who stopped growing older at 17. Edward’s adoptive household throws Bella a birthday celebration. Whereas unwrapping a present, Bella will get a paper lower, which causes Edward’s brother, Jasper, to be overwhelmed by her blood’s scent and try to kill her. Realizing the hazard he and his household pose to Bella, Edward decides to finish their relationship, and the Cullens transfer away from Forks, Washington.
Edward’s departure leaves Bella heartbroken and depressed for months. Nonetheless, when her father, Charlie, makes an attempt to ship her to reside along with her mom, Bella agrees to spend time along with her mates. After seeing a film with Jessica, Bella sees a bunch of males who remind her of a time when Edward rescued her beforehand, and he or she is shocked to see a imaginative and prescient of Edward warning her in opposition to approaching them. Bella discovers that each one thrill-seeking actions grant her visions of Edward. She additionally finds consolation in her deepening friendship with Jacob Black, a cheerful companion who eases her ache over dropping Edward. When Jacob is unable to see Bella for weeks, she discovers that he’s a werewolf, an age-old enemy of vampires. Jacob’s pack members are on fixed patrol for Victoria, a vampire looking to kill Bella, leaving Jacob little time to spend with Bella. Alone, Bella returns to searching for thrill-inducing actions.
A sequence of miscommunications leads Edward to imagine that Bella has killed herself whereas cliff-diving. Distraught over her supposed suicide, Edward flees to Italy to impress the Volturi, a robust coven of vampires who’re able to killing him. Alice, Edward’s sister, and Bella rush to Italy to avoid wasting Edward, and arrive simply in time to cease him. Nonetheless, the Volturi determine that Bella, a human who is aware of that vampires exist, should both be killed or reworked right into a vampire herself. Alice stops them from killing her by exhibiting them a imaginative and prescient of the longer term by which Bella has been reworked. As soon as they return house to Forks, Edward tells Bella that he has all the time cherished her and solely left city to guard her. She forgives him, and the Cullens vote in favor of Bella being reworked right into a vampire, to Edward and Jacob’s dismay. Edward provides Bella a selection: both she lets Alice change her after their commencement, or, if Bella agrees to marry him, he’ll change her himself. Nonetheless, Jacob reminds them of a treaty the Cullens have made with the werewolves: they won’t assault one another, so long as the Cullens by no means chew a human.