Although you won't be seeing a lot of Nikki Reed or the rest of the Cullen clan in
"The Cullens aren't really in the second book and the studio was trying to stay true to the books," she told MTV News. "I was sort of surprised by the few scenes that I watched. I feel like they're gonna be great, and the movie as a whole will be wonderful and [director] Chris [Weitz] is doing an amazing job."
But the Cullens are in a very pivotal scene in both the book and the film. And Reed insists that when fans get to finally see Bella's now-infamous 18th-birthday scene, it will be the fact that they played it out in an understated way that will make all the difference.
"[There isn't] that much [blood], believe it or not," she said. "Unless they plan on adding stuff in on post [production]. But I think that's the whole point is that we don't need a massive amount of blood to get feisty."
With "New Moon" underway, plans are already being made for its follow-up, "Eclipse," and Reed has already had talks with its director, David Slade. "I met with him while I was there [on set]," she said. "I think he's going to be fantastic. Each film is going to get better and better. We've all figured out our characters and we're all just excited. We're making a fun series."
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