Twilight premiered in the United States on November 17, 2008 at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood (Los Angeles), California. After the screening, a reception was held at the Armand Hammer Museum.
Fans lined the streets and the screening was delayed 45 minutes while the stars of the movie signed autographs and gave interviews.
Cast and crew in attendance included: Stephenie Meyer, Catherine Hardwicke, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Cam Gigandet, Rachelle Lefèvre, Ashley Greene, Michael Welch, Edi Gathegi, Christian Serratos, Elizabeth Reaser, Peter Facinelli, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke, Anna Kendrick, and Solomon Trimble
Other celebrities present included: Kim Basinger, Lance Bass, Garcelle Beauvais, Camilla Belle, Andrea Bowen, Frances Bean Cobain, Larry David, Kayla Ewell, Perry Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Jennie Garth, Seth Green, Demi Lovato, AnnaLynne McCord, Alyson Michalka, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Paramore, Teri Polo, Melissa Rosenberg, and Brenda Song.
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