All right, "Twilight" fans: Now that we've had our curiosity piqued and our hearts made all aflutter via the release of the brand-new "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" trailer sneak peek, it's time to take a break from re-watching it 20 more times and think about what didn't make the 10-second spot that we hope we see in the full-length trailer debuting in front of "The Hunger Games" later this week.
This week's "Twilight" Tuesday is dedicated to our "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" trailer wish list, featuring thoughtful commentary from one of our favorite experts, Kallie Mathews, webmistress of TwilightSeriesTheories.com.
Arm Wrestling and Other Bella-as-a-Vampire Scenes
So Bella is a vampire now. Hopefully that doesn't surprise anyone at this point, since everyone who saw "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" got a little sneak peek of those freaky-colored eyes of hers. As such, we should see a whole new side of Bella in this movie, including an arm wrestling match with Emmett. "I am hoping to see some vampire action in the full trailer," Mathews said. "There are some great training scenes from the book I hope they include, as well as some great cottage scenes with Bella and Edward! I expect to see lots of Bella as a vampire, and I'm OK with that!"
A Lee Pace Sighting
I've mentioned my enthusiasm for the new castmembers before, particularly my affection for Lee Pace, but it is worth repeating until more people appreciate him. Pace, whom you might recognize from his excellent work on the short-lived TV series "Pushing Daisies" or Tarsem's "The Fall," plays American nomadic vamp Garrett in "Breaking Dawn - Part 2," and although he isn't one of the major players in the film, his character still has a nice arc and I'm dying to see more of him.
Mackenzie Foy as Renesmee Cullen
Remember when Edward and Bella had a baby? Of course you do; how can anyone forget that graphic scene? Anyway, baby Renesmee grows up really fast in the second film, and she's being played by beautiful young actress Mackenzie Foy, who has already told us a few adorable things about working with Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. I would very much like to see her in action in the trailer.
A Shirtless Pattinson or Lautner
I'm sure there is a highbrow, intellectual approach to take here, but instead, I'm going to channel my inner teenage girl and hope that we get to see some shirtlessness from Pattinson and Lautner. Trailers are all about enticing audiences to come see the movie, so why not serve up some gratuitous shots of the film's very handsome men for the very dedicated fans? "I have a feeling we will see tight close-ups of the Cullens, a shirtless werewolf and lots of trees," Mathews predicted. "Plus, you know there will be some great one-liners!"
Appropriately Angsty Background Music
In addition to the fanfare that surrounds the film's stars and the actual movie itself, there is plenty of enthusiasm for the various "Twilight" soundtracks that have been released over the years, so much so that certain bands have been rediscovered by making the cut. I'd like to hear either a familiar favorite, like Sleeping at Last's "Turning Page," or a brand-new and soon-to-be hit song over which we can swoon for a few months.
What would you like to see in the new trailer? Let us know in the comments below, or tweet me @karawarner!
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