LOS ANGELES — If there’s one thing Twilighters are hungry for these days, it’s beefcake. For proof, look no further than the latest “New Moon” trailer , which features Taylor Lautner, Kiowa Gordon and their wolf pack buddies without shirts on. But according to the duo, there’s a different, top-secret treat fans should be looking forward to when the film hits theaters in November: muffins.
“I call it ’the muffin scene,’ ” revealed Gordon, who plays Jacob Black’s friend Embry Call in the flick. “We all gather around at Emily’s house — she’s Sam, the big pack leader’s, fiancée — and we all just gather around and eat muffins and talk about stuff.”
As those who have read the Stephenie Meyer novels know, this inserted scene is rife with dramatic and humorous possibilities. At some point in the saga, Sam Uley imprints on Emily — the second cousin of high school sweetheart Leah Clearwater — leaving Leah more than a tad bitter. The scene takes place on the La Push reservation, with many of the key Quileute characters interacting while they partake in their bountiful breakfast. But why muffins?
“We like muffins,” Gordon said, revealing that the Quileute wolves have a taste for more than vampire flesh.
“The muffin scene?” Taylor Lautner grinned when we told him of Gordon’s comments. “I didn’t have the pleasure to enjoy any muffins.
“When they were eating their funny little muffins, I was standing in the back, all pissed off,” Lautner said of the scene, which depicts Jacob as not being too thrilled with the whole imprinting/ turning-into-a-wolf drama. “So I just got to watch them eat their muffins.”
According to the buff, 17-year-old star, Jacob will spend much of “New Moon” in a mood that not even a tasty pastry could cure. “He’s a little upset. He’s pissed off a lot in this movie, for many different reasons,” Lautner explained. “Maybe because he just transformed into a werewolf. But he’s a little grumpy at that moment. So I just watched them eat their muffins.”
An intense Taylor? The news might be shocking for those die-hard fans who have come to know and love the actor as a happy-go-lucky guy. But according to Lautner, he can put on his game face when he needs to.
“Oh,” he promised with a wicked grin, “I can turn it on and off.”
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