Thursday, December 31, 2009

Hollywood Gossip's Celebrity Of The Year = The Cast Of New Moon!

For the last couple weeks, The Hollywood Gossip has looked back at 2009 by naming the finalists for our prestigious, 3rd Annual Celebrity of the Year award.

In this section, we've been paying tribute to the unique stars that made the past 12 months so memorable for gossip followers across the nation and globe.

For 2009, THG's Celebrity of the Year is... the New Moon cast!

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Critics might say we're copping out by choosing more than one star for this honor, but come on. Everyone involved with the Twilight Saga deserves recognition for turning a book series into the most popular, buzzed-about film franchise in years.

This doesn't always happen. Remember The Golden Compass? Probably not. Starring Nicole Kidman, it was meant as the first installment in a trilogy based on Philip Pullman's His Dark Material novels. A second movie was never even made.

So, what enabled New Moon to gross over $660 million worldwide? A cast of young, fresh, gorgeous, talented and seemingly grounded individuals. Below, we note each actor's 2009 accomplishments:

Robert Pattinson: Might as well start at the top. The British actor has grown into a global phenomenon. He can't walk away from a film set without being followed by countless paparazzi members, his every interaction with women is chronicled like it's a Presidential summit and he was named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People of 2009.

Over the course of a few months, Pattinson covered Entertainment Weekly, Harper's Bazaar, OK! Weekly, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone. He's also dating...

Kristen Stewart: She broods, therefore she is. While Stewart had already appeared in a critically-acclaimed movie (Into the Wild) prior to landing the role of Bella Swan, she took on a cult following after her performance in New Moon. Millions of women around the world both love her and hate her for bagging Pattinson, but one thing is clear: they can't take their eyes off her.

Taylor Lautner: He dated Taylor Swift. He rarely wore a shirt. He was actually able to recruit girls away from Team Edward for Team Jacob, based on his bulked-up role in New Moon. Lautner has already signed on for two new movies and appears to have a huge career ahead of him.

Ashley Greene: The actress almost broke the Internet when naked photos of her were leaked online.

Nikki Reed: Probably the least known main star of the franchise. But she's dating Paris Latsis, Paris Hilton's ex, and has been involved in numerous THG Fashion Face-Offs.

Kellan Lutz: Has the best young body in Hollywood and wants to be the next Jason Bourne. Has been involved with 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord and... did we mention his body?

There you have it. It's been an incredible year and we're grateful that so many readers joined us for the ride. We can't think of a better way to end 2009 than with a photo montage that honors these Celebrities of the Year. Click around, enjoy and come back in 2010 for so much more...

Greene with GorgeousnessCute in SelfFoxy in MenThe Best BodyHot, Hot Kellan

Hot StarsNikki Reed PosterTaylor Lautner CoverAt Play, in WaterSo Sexy on Set

Lip BiterStewart Smiles!EW HottiesVanity Fair PictureJust So Hot

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Robsten & Taylor Squared Make MSNBC's The Top 5 Celebrity Hookups Of 2009

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Vulture Exclusive: Robert Pattinson Chips Tooth In Flossing Accident



Sure, he looks foul-smelling, but would you believe Twilight star Robert Pattinson is really "incredibly hygienic"? So hygienic, in fact, that he's a threat to himself and his teeth? It's true, claims his Eclipse co-star Bryce Dallas Howard! When we ran into her at the recent New York premiere of her new movie, the Tennessee Williams–scripted The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (out today), she told us about her first brush with Rob: "I actually came out to him that I was totally nervous about [meeting him]," said Howard, who will replace Rachelle Lafevre as evil vampire Victoria in next year's Twilight 3. "He’s such a sweet young man, and there’s such a distinctive difference between him and Edward Cullen. He does such a wonderful job embodying that character, and bringing that character to life. But when you meet him, he’s such a down-to-earth, humble person, you feel bad freaking out around him."

"But what does he smell like?" we inquired. "Actually, he’s incredibly hygienic," Howard insisted. "He told me this story that made me crack up. He was like,
'Oh, I have to go to the dentist.' And I was like, 'Oh no, what happened? Just a check-up?' And he was like, 'No, I chipped a tooth.' And I was like, 'How?' And he was like, ‘Flossing.’ Who does that? I don’t even floss. So he’s hygienic. Trust me."

Ummm what?!?

Rob & New Moon Make Popsugar's Top 10 Stories Of 2009



I can't remember if I've already posted this or not. New Moon has made so many 'Best Of '09' lists that I've lost track!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Rob, Kristen & Taylor On Access Hollywood's Top 9 Of 2009: Silver Screen Studs

Rob Makes Moviefone's Best Celebrity Quotes Of 2009



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"Really? He looks like he smells really good [laughs]. I also do shower."
-- On rumors that he and Zac Efron don't shower

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"[Laughs] I had so many ridiculous answers just come into my head [more laughs]. I had a penis implant!"
-- On his nude scenes in 'Little Ashes'

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Kristen Stewart Is E!'s #1 'Most Stylin' Star Of 2009'


1. Kristen Stewart

E! Online readers voted for the Top 20 Most Stylin' Stars of 2009, and here they are in order.

WELL DESERVED for KStew! Her style kicked ass this year - between all the awards shows & New Moon promotion she looked amazing every time!

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Robsten At Kings Of Leon Concert Make MTV's Hollywood Crush '2009: The Year In Photos'

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson got close and cuddly over the summer up in Vancouver while shooting "Eclipse," and their tender moment at a Kings of Leon concert took the world — and the tabloids — by storm with speculation. Though they still have not admitted to a relationship, we at least know Kristen Stewart is not a lesbian.

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Robert Pattinson Named "Most Wanted" Celebrity Of 2009



Actor Robert Pattinson ('Twilight', 'New Moon') has been named the"Most Wanted" Celebrity of 2009 by ContactAnyCelebrity.com, a research firm based in Los Angeles and New York City that provides celebrity contact information to fans, businesses, nonprofits and the media.

The Top 10 "Most Wanted" Celebrities of 2009 are the "most wanted" for autographs, charitable donations, product endorsements, and media requests from ContactAnyCelebrity.com's online database of over 60,000 celebrities and public figures worldwide.

"Interestingly, Barack Obama is the fifth 'Most Wanted' Celebrity of 2009," says Jordan McAuley, founder of ContactAnyCelebrity.com. "A President has never made our list before."

Here is ContactAnyCelebrity.com's list of the Top 10 "Most Wanted" Celebrities for 2009:

1. Robert Pattinson

2. Oprah Winfrey

3. Miley Cyrus

4. Jonas Brothers

5. Barack Obama

6. Kate Gosselin

7. Selena Gomez

8. Tyler Perry

9. Angelina Jolie

10. Ellen DeGeneres


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Peter Facinelli Talks New Moon, Twifans, Carlisle & More To Fox Boston



Fox News Boston interviewed Peter on New Moon, the fans, Carlisle, and more.

TDG Note: How did I not see this? I live in Boston. I have no excuse = lame.

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The Twilight Saga & Plaid Shirts Make GMA News' The 2009 Red Hot Dozen



4. The Twilight Saga. New Moon, the second installment in the film version of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series intensified the hold that shiny pretty vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) has on females all over the world. Alas, his fangs are only for Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), who, in turn, is loved by werewolf Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Team Edward and Team Jacob members fought over who was the best match for the girl-next-door. Was it the yummy bloodsucker or the fine furry friend with the six-pack? While that all-important question has yet to be answered (at least until the next screen installment is shown), tons of Twilight merchandise—from shirts to action figures—have been sold to its most ardent fans.

6. Plaid Shirts. Fashion-conscious chicks sashayed in plaid boyfriend-inspired shirts in 2009. Plus, it didn’t hurt that Twilight’s Bella Swan seemed to have hooked her vampire sweetheart wearing the getup.

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Kristen Stewart Interview With Radio 1 (UK)


I don't think I posted this before. It's from the New Moon promo tour in Europe back in November. Either way it's 12 minutes of Stewie goodness!

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Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, New Moon & Eclipse Win Big In Moviefone Year-End Poll

In case there was any doubt, the results of our 2009 year-end movies poll are here to remind you that moviegoers loved (sometimes to the point of obsession) 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' -- so much so that the film took home a pack-leading four awards, including Best Movie of the Year.


What was the best movie of the year?
'New Moon' - 41%
'Avatar' - 14%
'The Hangover' - 13%
'Star Trek' - 11%
'Up' - 9%
'Inglourious Basterds' - 9%
'Up in the Air' - 2%

What was the best chick flick?
'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' - 52%
'The Proposal' - 21%
'He's Just Not That Into You' - 9%
'Julie & Julia' - 8%
'The Time Traveler's Wife' - 5%
'Confessions of a Shopaholic' - 4%

Who was the year's sexiest male star?
Robert Pattinson, 'New Moon' - 46%
Taylor Lautner, 'New Moon' - 20%
Johnny Depp, 'Public Enemies' - 15%
Bradley Cooper, 'The Hangover' - 7%
Sam Worthington, 'Avatar' - 6%
George Clooney, 'Up in the Air' - 5%

Who was the male breakout star of the year?
Taylor Lautner, 'New Moon' - 53%
Zach Galifianakis, 'The Hangover' - 17%
Chris Pine, 'Star Trek' - 12%
Sam Worthington, 'Terminator Salvation' & 'Avatar' - 9%
Christoph Waltz, 'Inglourious Basterds' - 6%
Sharlto Copley, 'District 9' - 3%






Which 2010 movie are you most excited to see?
'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' - 47%
'Iron Man 2' - 18%
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I' - 14%
'Alice in Wonderland' - 9%
'Toy Story 3' - 5%
'Robin Hood' - 2%
'Sex and the City 2' - 1%
'Tron' - 1%



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'Twilight' Studio Summit Joins Golden Globes Party Scene! Will Robert Pattinson Attend?



Will "Twilight Saga" stars Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner attend next month's Golden Globes?

The Dish Rag has it on good authority that it's a definite possibility.

And if they do, there's also a very good chance we'll see them afterwards at at least one of the five official parties that night. OMG, this is better news than Rob's unreleased photos!

There are five parties already confirmed to take place on Sunday, Jan. 17, inside the Beverly Hilton where the Globes are traditionally held.

And fledgling film company Summit Entertainment (yes, the "Twilight Saga" studio) has joined the ranks of the big studio parties being thrown at the hotel by Universal, NBC, Warner Bros, HBO, and Harvey and Bob Weinstein.

As usual, there will the infamous Instyle/Warner Bros bash down in the Oasis Courtyard.

And then there's the Universal/NBC/Focus fete, held high on the hotel roof overlooking Beverly Hills, followed by the always hot HBO bash at Circa 55, spreading out around the pool. Then there's Weinstein Company's celebration, traditionally held in the former Trader Vic's space.

But the big news is that distributor Summit Entertainment -- the folks who brought us the infectiously successful "Twilight Saga: New Moon as well as the critically lauded "The Hurt Locker" -- will hold its very first onsite Golden Globe party this year.

We hear it will be in the Stardust Room.

We're thinking at least a couple supernatural attendees will be mandatory.

TDG Note: What about KStew? Is it assumed that she'll already be at Sundance?

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

PopSugar 2009 Awards - Favorite New Couple: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart captivated the hearts of Twilight fans and non-fans alike. The hot young couple won in a landslide for Favorite New Couple of 2009.

'New Moon' Stars Taylor Lautner, Kellan Lutz Confirmed For People's Choice Awards

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"New Moon" has certainly been a fan favorite since its release in November, so it comes as no surprise that the film's stars Taylor Lautner and Kellan Lutz will attend the People's Choice Awards on January 6. According to CBS, the show will air live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, with Queen Latifah hosting and performing at the show.

Lutz will join Lautner, who is up for Favorite Breakout Movie Actor. "Twilight" snagged nods for Favorite Movie and On-Screen Team for Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. Stewart and Pattinson are also nominated in the Favorite Movie Actress and Actor categories. It has yet to be confirmed if Pattinson and Stewart will appear on the show.

TDG Note: Ummm, hate to say the obvious, but no cares about these two. We want Rob & Kristen to be there!!! Just sayin'...

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The Twilight Saga Makes Ace Showbiz’s Important Movie Events Of 2009 - Parts 1 & 2

JANUARY

Taylor Lautner has become the talk of the town for 'New Moon'

January is highlighted with one significant news that sent many of the "" fans sighing for relief. After weeks of uncertainty, the question whether or not reprises his Jacob Black role in sequel "" had been met with a satisfying answer. On January 8, director Chris Weitz confirmed that the teen actor will still play Jacob despite Summit Entertainment's earlier consideration to replace him with a more mature actor.

Jan 07: was confirmed to reprise his role in ""
Feb 19: Official title and logo for "" revealed.
Feb 25: 's "" pushed back to avoid clash with 's "".
Mar 06: officially tapped to play Jane in "".
Mar 24: Report about injured on "" set clarified.
Mar 30: "" found its Caius in .
Apr 15: Complete cast of "" announced.
Apr 22: David Slade picked up as "" director.

MAY

 'Twilight' continues to show its domination

The month of May brought up another story from the "Twilight Saga". Proving to be a favorite among America's youth, "" dominated the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. After landing six nods from the-first-time-ever fans' voting method in choosing the nominees, the vampire drama sucked up the most golden popcorn collections at the June 1 ceremony. It took home best movie, best fight, best kiss, breakthrough male performance for , and best female performance for .

May 11: Script for "" was found in a trash bin
May 30: "" swept 2009 MTV Movie Awards with five golden popcorns

Stay tuned for parts 3 and 4 tomorrow!

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The Best 'Twilight' Moments Of 2009 From Extra



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New Moon DVD & Blu-Ray To Be Released On March 22nd?


Could it be??? Less than 3 months to go!

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No More Taylor Squared? Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner Break Up


Taylor Swift and “New Moon” hunk Taylor Lautner have split up.

The couple, who met on the set of the movie “Valentine’s Day,” began dating a little more than three months ago, but “it just wasn’t happening,” a Swift source tells Gossip Cop.

The insider added, “They met, they liked each other, went out a few times, but the media made a bigger deal of it then it was because they’re young and attractive.”

And while the two Taylors each jokingly acknowledged their budding relationship when hosting “Saturday Night Live,” it was never a whirlwind romance. The source described it as two young people going on a few (well-documented) dates, but it never materializing into anything more serious.

The break-up, says the insider, was “not big or dramatic,” nor was the romance “contrived,” as an Us Weekly source termed it.

“It just wasn’t happening,” reiterated the source, who said the two stars are still “going to be friends.”

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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Is A Top 10 Sequel To Look Forward To In 2010



The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
(June 30): No matter how you feel about the Twilight franchise, it's here, it sparkles, so get used to it! Twi-hards and skeptics alike should take interest in the third installment in the series, for a few reasons. First, Eclipse is much darker in tone than its predecessors, a serial killer movie about vampires on the loose in Seattle (and, as always, teenage bloodsuckers in love). Second, it's directed by genre specialist David Slade, whose previous films are the very scary Hard Candy and the very bloody 30 Days of Night. Third, given the ginormous success of Stephenie Meyer's books and the first two films, isn't it about time you found out what all this Twilight business is about?

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Robsten & Taylor Squared Make MTV's Favorite Couples Of 2009


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
This alleged couple really had everyone talking this year. They were seen canoodling several times (at a Kings of Leon concert and in Paris) and when asked about it, always played the "just good friends" card. (Or got angry everyone was still asking about the alleged relationship.) So who knows what's really going on? Here's hoping that we find out in 2010.


Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner

Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner They play a couple in the upcoming rom-com "Valentine's Day," but rumor has it the two were method acting. After filming scenes for the flick over the summer, the pair started hanging out. Neither has confirmed the romance, but they've always spoken highly of one another while dancing around questions about their relationship. And we did see that suggestive wink girl Taylor gave boy Taylor on "Saturday Night Live."

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Robert Pattinson to Own 2010: Remember Me, Eclipse & Unbound Captives



It's s a wrap on 2009! For Robert Pattinson lovers it has been an amazing year filled with candid interviews that has given fans a chance to get an inside look at the actor's private life. Thanks to the Robsessed DVD we got to take a trip back in time before Pattinson was larger than life and just playing open mic night for Phil Taylor at The Albany alongside friend Bobby Long. We also learned a lot about Rob while he was promoting the release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon back in November. As 2009 winds down, we look to the horizon of 2010 and wonder what is in store for the uber famous Robert Pattinson.

It is an undeniable fact that Rob will make his fans swoon with his casual hair flips, his brilliant knack for being fabulous, and his interesting roles in upcoming films. In 2009, Rob appeared in a few indie films, Little Ashes (2010) and How to Be (2009) along with the international blockbuster The Twilight Saga: New Moon. But come 2010, Pattinson is taking a different approach as leading man.

2010 is all about becoming mainstream for Pattinson, and this coming March the English actor will take center stage in Summit's Remember Me. In the past, Pattinson has been a supporting actor, however in this film the actor will finally be able to carry a film on his own. Co-starring alongside Lost beauty Emilie De Ravin and former James Bond hotness Pierce Brosnan, Remember Me will be a momentous film for the young actor. Check out the upcoming 2010 films where you can catch your favorite actor.

Remember Me (2010)

Opening Date: March 12, 2010
CoStars: Emilie De Ravin, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper & Martha Plimpton.
Plot: Pattinson plays Tyler a man floundering in New York City while trying to figure out his life without the help of his powerful father (Pierce Brosnan). Tyler finds himself in one fight after the next but when he meets a fellow student, his life is forever changed.


The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

Opening Date: June 30, 2010
CoStars: Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone & Elizabeth Reaser.
Plot: The Saga continues in the third installment where Bella makes her decision between vampire Edward and her best friend werewolf Jacob. There is no shortness of drama in this installment, as the Cullen's and the Wolf Pack team up together to help fight off the evil vampires who are out for blood.

Unbound Captives (2010)
Opening Date: 2010
CoStars: Rachel Weisz Hugh Jackman & Garret Dillahunt.
Plot: This period piece follows May (Rachel Weisz) who plays a women whose children have been kidnapped after the terrible death of her husband. Tom (Hugh Jackman) assists May in finding her lost son Phineas (Robert Pattinson) in the sweeping epic tale.

TDG Note: What about Bel Ami with Uma Thurman? IMO that's more likely going to happen before Unbound Captives (which is still waiting for financing). I think BA is supposed to be filmed starting February in Europe.

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Robert Pattinson Official Sighting In London

















WITH his new beard, it looks like ROBERT PATTINSON is fast turning from a vampire into a werewolf.

The Twilight star gave his fans something else to Robsess over as he sported the new face fuzz on a post-Christmas day out with his sister LIZZY in Barnes, South-West London.

RPatz once admitted that until he was 12 his sis used to dress him up as a girl and introduce him to pals as Claudia.

He said: "Twelve was a turning point as I moved to a mixed school and then I became cool and discovered hair gel."


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