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'''''New Moon: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion''''' is a book by [[Mark Cotta Vaz]] that features exclusive images and information about the making of the film ''[[New Moon (film)|New Moon]]''.
 
''''''''''The Twilight Saga: New Moon''''', commonly referred to as '''''New Moon''''', is a 2009 American [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romance_film <u>romantic</u>] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantasy_film <u>fantasy film</u>] based on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephenie_Meyer <u>Stephenie Meyer</u>]'s 2006 novel [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Moon_(novel) ''<u>New Moon</u>'']. It is the second film in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga_(film_series) <u>''The Twilight Saga'' film series</u>] and is the sequel to 2008's ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twilight_(2008_film) <u>Twilight</u>]''. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summit_Entertainment <u>Summit Entertainment</u>] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenlight <u>greenlit</u>] the sequel in late November 2008, following the early success of ''Twilight''.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Greenlit_2-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Greenlit-2 <u>[2</u>]]</sup> Directed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Weitz <u>Chris Weitz</u>], the film stars [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristen_Stewart <u>Kristen Stewart</u>], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Pattinson <u>Robert Pattinson</u>], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Lautner <u>Taylor Lautner</u>],<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Lautner_3-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Lautner-3 <u>[3</u>]]</sup> reprising their roles as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bella_Swan <u>Bella Swan</u>], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Cullen <u>Edward Cullen</u>], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Black <u>Jacob Black</u>], respectively. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melissa_Rosenberg <u>Melissa Rosenberg</u>], who handed in a draft of the film script during the opening weekend of ''Twilight'', returned as screenwriter for ''New Moon'' as well.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-NoHardwicke_4-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-NoHardwicke-4 <u>[4</u>]]</sup>
 
 
'''''Filming began in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vancouver <u>Vancouver</u>] in late March 2009,<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-FilmingStarts_5-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-FilmingStarts-5 <u>[5</u>]]</sup><sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Vancouver_6-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Vancouver-6 <u>[6</u>]]</sup><sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Shooting_7-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Shooting-7 <u>[7</u>]]</sup> and in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montepulciano <u>Montepulciano</u>], Italy in late May 2009.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Montepulciano1_8-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Montepulciano1-8 <u>[8</u>]]</sup><sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Montepulciano2_9-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Montepulciano2-9 <u>[9</u>]]</sup> The film was released on November 20, 2009 in most countries, and set domestic box office records as the biggest midnight screening, grossing $26.3 million, which was superseded by its sequel, ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_Eclipse <u>The Twilight Saga: Eclipse</u>]''. This led to the highest single day, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestic_market <u>domestic</u>] gross on an opening day, with $72.7 million,<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Variety_10-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Variety-10 <u>[10</u>]]</sup> until it was beaten in 2011 by ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Potter_and_the_Deathly_Hallows_%E2%80%93_Part_2 <u>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2</u>]'', which made $91.1 million, by nearly $20 million.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Opening_Day_Record_11-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Opening_Day_Record-11 <u>[11</u>]]</sup> Furthermore, ''New Moon'' opened with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_biggest_opening_weekends#Biggest_opening_weekends_in_U.S._and_Canada <u>third highest domestic opening weekend</u>] since 2002 grossing a total of $142,839,137.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-Variety_10-1">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-Variety-10 <u>[10</u>]]</sup> The film also became the highest grossing film released by Summit Entertainment, and was the widest independent release, playing in over 4,100 theaters in its theatrical run, until it was surpassed by ''The Twilight Saga: Eclipse''.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-12">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-12 <u>[12</u>]]</sup>'''''
 
 
'''''''New Moon'' was released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 20, 2010 through midnight release parties.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-collider_13-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-collider-13 <u>[13</u>]]</sup> As of July 2012, $184,916,451 in North American DVD sales, selling more than 8,835,501 units,<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-DVD2_14-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-DVD2-14 <u>[14</u>]]</sup> 4 million of which were sold within its first weekend, beating ''Twilight's'' 3.8 million units sold in its first two days.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-DVD1_15-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-DVD1-15 <u>[15</u>]]</sup> The film was well received by fans,<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-16">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_New_Moon#cite_note-16 <u>[16</u>]]</sup> but critical reception was not favorableNew Moon: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion''''' is a book by [[Mark Cotta Vaz]] that features exclusive images and information about the making of the film ''[[New Moon (film)|New Moon]]''.''
 
   
 
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New Moon: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion is a book by Mark Cotta Vaz that features exclusive images and information about the making of the film New Moon.


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