Chris Weitz Recent News

Chris Weitz Talks ‘A Better Life’ & His ‘Twilight’ Support System

Taryn Ryder | June 22, 2011 - 5:47 pm

Chris Weitz, who many of you know from New Moon, just directed a great new film called A Better Life, which is about a gardener in LA (played by Demián Bichir from Weeds) who struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents, while trying to give his son the opportunities he deserves.
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La Bella Lingua: Kristen Stewart Has A Dirty Little Mouth

| March 22, 2010 - 8:00 am

We know that Kristen Stewart doesn’t act like a bland Hollywood angel, but New Moon director Chris Weitz told PopEater that Stewart’s potty mouth would shock our ears off.After the New Moon DVD was released this past weekend, Weitz mentioned that if there was a blooper reel for swears it would take the DVD into… More »


Chris Weitz Bails on ‘Breaking Dawn’; Twi-Hard Nation Sheds Sparkly Tear, Wonders What’s Next

Celebuzz | March 5, 2010 - 8:30 am

Sorry, Twi-hards; Chris Weitz has some bad news for you.
After months of feverish speculation, the New Moon director’s rep has confirmed that Weitz won’t be on board for Breaking Dawn, the final installment (or is that installments?) of The Twilight Saga. According to the rep, it was Weitz’s decision not to carry on… More »


New Moon Director Chris Weitz to Quit the Movie Biz?

Celebuzz | November 18, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Bad news, Twi-hards; it seems that director Chris Weitz—who helmed the Twilight sequel New Moon (you may have heard a little something about it)—is planning to abandon his movie career.
In an interview with MovieMaker, Weitz recalls his frustration with studio maneuverings on his 2007 film The Golden Compass and reveals that his next… More »


VIDEO: ‘The Vampire’s Assistant’ Trailer

Celebuzz | August 6, 2009 - 6:45 am

The Weitz family is really getting into this Vampire thing.
The trailer for Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assitant has just been released, directed by Paul Weitz, the brother of New Moon director Chris Weitz.
The movie, like other popular Vampire sensations Twilight and True Blood, is based on a series of books… More »


‘New Moon’ Won’t Be Delivering the Full Monty

Celebuzz | August 3, 2009 - 7:40 am

Sorry, Twi-hards; despite what Jamie  Campbell Bower has to say, there will be no skin-tastic moments in the Twilight sequel New Moon.
Bower, who plays Volutri leader Caius in the upcoming flick, piqued the interest of randy vampire enthusiasts everywhere when he intimated that there would be a nude scene in the film.
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‘New Moon’ Soundtrack: Muse, Radiohead Confirmed

Celebuzz | July 20, 2009 - 9:45 am

There’ll be some familiar voices on the soundtrack for the upcoming Twilight sequel New Moon.
The Los Angeles Times reports that director Chris Weitz has confirmed that the soundtrack “will feature songs from Radiohead, Muse and Band of Skulls, among others.”
Muse had previously contributed the song “Supermassive Black Hole” to the TwilightMore »


Chris Weitz Talks ‘New Moon’ Transformations — and the Proposal Scene!

Celebuzz | July 17, 2009 - 3:45 pm

With Eclipse gearing up to start filming next month, it’s almost easy to forget that the first Twilight sequel, New Moon, hasn’t been released yet. (Will you all be able to hold your breath until November 20?)
But the second installment of the Twilight movie saga is very much on director Chris Weitz’s mind. More »


New Moon Soundtrack: Thom Yorke and Kings of Leon?

Celebuzz | July 17, 2009 - 8:20 am

There’s been a lot of speculation about which artists will appear on the soundtrack for the upcoming Twilight sequel New Moon.
And now New Moon director Chris Weitz has revealed some choice picks to Rotten Tomatoes.
Alexandre Desplat has just started working on his music for the film, and we are just starting… More »


Kellan Lutz Talks ‘New Moon’

Celebuzz | July 2, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Kellan Lutz—or Emmett Cullen as the Twilight faithful know him—recently posed for a photo-shoot with heiress Lydia Hearst for Social Life Magazine, and it gave him a chance to divulge more information about the highly anticipated Twilight sequel New Moon.
As it turns out, there’s nothing but good news to report.
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Jackson Rathbone Talks ‘New Moon’

Betsy Waldman | June 18, 2009 - 8:00 am

Jackson Rathbone, or Jasper Hale of The Twilight Saga as he is better known, took some time on Tuesday in Philadephia to throw a bone to reporters to give us all the taste of New Moon that we so desperately crave.
“We have a bigger budget, and we have a little bit more pressure… More »


Twilight Cast: No Love Lost for Catherine Hardwicke

Celebuzz | June 9, 2009 - 7:30 am

Despite her willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty while directing the vampire epic Twilight, helmswoman Catherine Hardwicke isn’t getting a lot of pats on the back from the cast of the movie these days.
E! Online reports that the cast of the movie has been talking about the difference between… More »


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