Video:Eclipse Jodelle Ferland, Daniel Cudmore Interviewswith Rebecca Murray
Jodelle Ferland plays Bree, one of the newborn vampires, in 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,' and Daniel Cudmore's back as Felix, a member of the ruling class of vampires, the powerful Volturi. And at the film's premiere, they chatted up 'Eclipse.'See Transcript
Transcript:Eclipse Jodelle Ferland, Daniel Cudmore InterviewsRebecca Murray from About.com Hollywood Movies at the LA premiere of Summit Entertainment's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
Jodelle Ferland - 'Bree' in The Twilight Saga: EclipseDid you read the book, the spin-off with Bree, before you took on the role?
Jodelle Ferland: "I didn't get to read it quite before I took on the role but I got to read it before we started filming, which was great."
Are you ready to do a movie based on that spin-off?
Jodelle Ferland: "I would be thrilled if they decided to make a movie based on the Bree Turner book. That would be absolutely amazing."
Time on the set, what was that like?
Jodelle Ferland: "That was really fun. I mean, since I'm 15, in between filming I always have to go to school so... Everybody's like, 'Did you get to talk to them in between?' There's a lot of downtime, but for me - school."
Were you all by yourself?
Jodelle Ferland: "Me and Cameron [Bright] and Dakota [Fanning] all had to have tutors, but we all had different tutors."
When you read the spin-off, did it change how you approached playing her - knowing that she actually had this interesting backstory?
Jodelle Ferland: "It definitely changed the way I played her because I knew almost nothing about Bree. There's not really very much about her in Eclipse, so having the whole backstory and how she came to be a vampire, it really helped me so that I could play her better."
Did you talk to Stephenie Meyer at all?
Jodelle Ferland: "Oh, absolutely. I talked to her a lot about Bree because she is definitely the person to talk to. She created Bree so if I had any questions, she was the one that I was able to talk to about it."
What was the one thing she told you that was the most important thing for you to play the character?
Jodelle Ferland: "Well most of the really important things were what I found out in the book because that was her entire backstory. So those were the most important things as far as figuring out her character."
Daniel Cudmore - 'Felix' in Twilight and New MoonHow bummed are you that you don't get to fight this time?
Daniel Cudmore: "I know, it's a bum but I let everyone else do [it]. I got to have a couple of cool fights."
But this time Felix just stands there.
Daniel Cudmore: "I know, but I got to do a good job in New Moon. I can't take all the glory."
Did you have to do any preparing for this?
Daniel Cudmore: "Yeah, I did revisit my character. I kind of tweaked it, I changed it a little bit around."
Daniel Cudmore: "I just brought the aggression up a little bit more. I just kind of made it a little more closer to myself so it felt more real."
So he's more menacing this time?
Daniel Cudmore: "Yeah. And there's sort of some confliction going on, and so you'll see. When you see the film, you'll see."
I did see it. It's better than the first two.
Daniel Cudmore: "I know. Is it? I get to see it for the first time now."
Are you really looking forward to it?
Daniel Cudmore: "I am. Don't give it away please."
It has vampires and werewolves...
Daniel Cudmore: "I thought this was a Disney movie."
What do you think about all these fans who've been out here for four days?
Daniel Cudmore: "Oh man, it's cool. It's humbling. It's like, 'Wow, you're going to hang out to see us for a split second?'"
It's crazy. Would you ever have done this, hung out on the streets?
Daniel Cudmore: "No. I don't think so. Maybe. I don't know. It's hard to say. If there's a really, really good concert or band coming to town."
But four days though?
Daniel Cudmore: "That's aggressive - that's aggressive."
Are you ready for Breaking Dawn?
Daniel Cudmore: "Absolutely. I can't wait."
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