Ron Santo, ‘Eclipse’ Grammy Commentary, And ‘Black Swan’ Reactions In Today’s Twitter-Wood

Today marked a sad day of remembrance for Chicago Cubs fans with the passing of former third baseman Ron Santo. Unless you’re an avid Twitter reader, however, you may not have known that the Major League Baseball legend played a big role in actor Gary Sinise’s life. You can read about that among the retweets below.

Other posts in our mix for today include a David Slade revelation about how Florence and the Machine were almost used in “Eclipse,” as well as how he feels about the “Eclipse” soundtrack’s Grammy nomination. It’s all detailed after the jump along with Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s micro-review of “Black Swan” and Matthew Broderick with a puppy.

I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for December 3, 2010.

Twitter Pic of the Day:
@BrettRatner Matthew and Lucky Park!
-Brett Ratner, Director (“X-Men: The Last Stand,” “Rush Hour”)

@M_E_Winstead Black Swan was heart-stopping, breath taking, BRILLIANT.
-Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Actress (“Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” “Live Free or Die Hard”)

@GarySinise Vry sad day 4 all Chicago Cub fans.Grew w/ Ron Santo.Played 3rd base in little league & wanted 2 B him.Clicking heels & all.An inspiration
-Gary Sinise, Actor (“Forrest Gump,” “CSI: Miami”)

“Eclipse” pt. 1: @DAVID_A_SLADE Eclipse soundtrack got a Grammy nomination. My favourite track on there is UNKLE (feat The Black Angels) – “With You in My Head” …yours?
-David Slade, Director (“Eclipse,” “30 Days of Night”)

“Eclipse” pt. 2: @DAVID_A_SLADE Florence and the Machine also great – we almost used that early in the film, where Bella goes down to the truck. In the end we used Beck.

Shake Weight pt. 1: @TheAlexMeraz Been giggling to myself all day like a little girl…nearly finished writing a movie script and It’s a shake-weight stroke of genius!
-Alex Meraz, Actor (“New Moon,” “Eclipse”)

Shake Weight pt. 2: @tinselkorey @TheAlexMeraz Well I giggle every time I pass a shake-weight in the store. It makes me think of you :)
-Tinsel Korey, Actress (“New Moon,” “Eclipse”)

@dannymasterson In my opinion if Sebastian Bach wants to bite people he should NOT be arrested for it. That’s how u role when u sing 4 skid row.
-Danny Masterson, Actor (“That ’70s Show,” “Yes Man”)

@eliroth About to get on a plane to Chile. Special thanks to James Franco for finding my Dad’s bookmark, otherwise we’d still be looking for it.
-Eli Roth, Actor/Writer/Director (“Hostel,” “Inglourious Basterds”)

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