‘New Moon’ Stars Call Security-Heavy Italian Trip ‘Intense’

Even when the first “Twilight” movie started filming, fans from around the world flocked to Oregon to see their favorite book get turned into a flick. So it’s with no surprise that now, with the blockbuster success of “Twilight,” that the sequel also has a fair number of eyes on it.

It was that level of intense fan reactions that caused the cast to beef up security when they traveled to Italy to film pinnacle scenes from “New Moon.” Below, stars Kellen Lutz and Ashley Greene describe the experience from the red carpet of the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.