‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2′ Trailer: The Volturi Attack

Published 2 years ago by , Updated September 7th, 2012 at 7:46 am,

Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate aren’t missing any opportunity to remind fans that this November will bring The Twilight Saga to a close with the release of Breaking Dawn – Part 2. With the MTV Video Music Awards holding the gaze of a large cross-section of the franchise’s fans on Thursday night, the cast was on hand – with Kristen Stewart noticeably absent – to deliver a special trailer amidst the various performances and spontaneous crowdsurfing.

Unfortunately for fans, the trailer offers little new footage or character reveals beyond what’s already been shown, but nevertheless reminds curious viewers that the film will be featuring a vampire Bella (Kristen Stewart) and husband Edward (Robert Pattinson) fighting alongside werewolves against the evil Volturi. Rest assured: vampires will run, and the ground shall be punched.

It’s hard to know exactly what the minds behind Breaking Dawn – Part 2 are up to with the current marketing, since a film that is approximately two hours in length has revealed shockingly little. After the first teaser preview confirmed that Bella was now a vampire, the official teaser reiterated that she is now the same temperature as Edward, and the extended story trailer confirmed that the Volturi would be the villains, plotting to take the couple’s daughter Renesmee (Mackenzie Foy).

Obviously, there’s only a certain amount of detail and footage (not to mention voiceover) that those in charge are willing to reveal about the film at this point, for whatever reason. Even at the film’s Comic-Con panel, the first seven minutes of the movie were all the team was prepared to show. Assuming that most of the audience has read the book series by now, spoilers shouldn’t be a concern, so perhaps there actually will be some surprises the studio feels are best kept under wraps.

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What is shown in the trailer are a few new digital effects shots of Bella embracing her newfound strength and lust for cougar – not deer – blood (not to mention Edward and Bella’s take on the ‘Fastball Special’). While an interesting sight in itself after four movies of Bella being outclassed by the Cullens, the sequences in question are sure to court criticism that Part 2‘s visual effects have not been given a significant upgrade from the previous films. The leading lady, however, has received a few brand new looks to go along with her blood-red eyes, possibly making Bella Swan one of the few people who actually became less cold and emotionless after being turned into a vampire.

On the optimistic side, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 might have a few more positives going for it than Part 1 did (read our review). The larger role played by the Volturi means more time for Michael Sheen, one of the more seasoned actors in the film’s cast, to chew some scenery. And there’s always the chance that one of the new Amazonian vampires will have a surprise actor or actress to introduce as well.

Call us optimistic, but perhaps the fifth time is the charm….even if the series ends with a film similar to Breaking Dawn – Part 1, the good news is that the cast members who have shown some potential will have an opportunity to pursue other projects.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 opens in U.S. theaters on November 16th, 2012.

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  1. Listen, I just landed the gig of a lifetime. Since I started the gig I have become one of Hollywood’s biggest stars but on a fluke I decided to ruin my entire career and destroy any possibility of continuing said gig by cheating on my fiance. Why? Because I am a shallow, selfish person who knows deep down inside if people really knew me they would hate me so why not?

    • A lotta people already hated her before the infidelity, me.

    • listen there’s 2 sides 2 every break up. I’m sorry things went wrong between you 2. I was really hoping for another book to be about Jacob and Renessmes life and of course their familys to be in it. I doublt that will happen now but I can always do my own fanzine book which I intend 2 do and her parents will definently be in it so tell Stephanie 2 give me a call, I’ve got some great ideas, but then who am I 2 be telling her what 2 write right? I hope things can be workded out with you and Rob, I liked ya’ll as a couple, keep trying.

    • kristen. we cant hate you. we loves you always

  2. Kirsten, how dare you… I should have known…[sob]

    • if a guy like Rob can’t keep a girl like Kristen, then what shot do any of us have?

      • Robert Pattinson is a very average looking guy. You’ve got plenty of chances of scoring a good woman.

        People really need to get over the cheating ‘scandal’. I don’t condone what she or Rupert Sanders did. But she is not the last actress to cheat on her ‘perfect’ boyfriend, and she won’t be the last.

        • I think you meant “…not the FIRST actress…” and you are right…she won’t be the last. Can’t wait for Miley’s relationship to melt down!

          • Yeah, that’s what I meant :)

    • everybody makes mistakes and when the hearts involved it’s much more aganizing. I’m sorry for your pain and I’m sure you feel it deeply. What she did was wrong but can you think back and find any fault with yourself in this whole thing 2? Maybe something that could be changed? Keep trying and know forgivness feels so much better than anger, it’s a hard thing 2 do but think about it. I really was hoping 4 another book and you 2 have got 2 be in it for Renessmes sake.

  3. Unfortunately for fans, the trailer offers little new footage or character reveals beyond what’s already been shown, but nevertheless reminds curious viewers that the film will be featuring a vampire Bella (Kristen Stewart) and husband Edward (Robert Pattinson) fighting alongside werewolves against the evil Volturi. Rest assured: vampires will run, and the ground shall be punched.

  4. eh???? Did he just fling her around his head to get a better sling shot/round house kick??? Wow, What a team!!!

  5. Ohhh! The fighting looks cool.

  6. “Sorry, this video is unavailable from your location”

    Not that I’m too concerned but would have been nice to be able to see it.

    :)

  7. Its cool how we got to see all one of her different facial expressions thru out the trailer.

  8. Is this thing still alive? I watched the first film out of curiosity,and haven’t been back since.

    • If you read the books you would be back and also THE VAMPIRES NEVER FIGHT THE VOLTURI IN THE BOOK BUT THEY DO IN THE MOVIE WHAT THE f***?!

    • If you read the books you would be back and also THE VAMPIRES NEVER FIGHT THE VOLTURI IN THE BOOK BUT THEY DO IN THE MOVIE WHAT THE FUDGE?

  9. The VMAS cut of the trailer is awful. But the new full length trailer is much better (for a twilight trailer).

  10. That final battle looks so awfully boring

  11. I like this trailer but I love kristen very much kristen is very change and aaa very beautiful :)

  12. It’s easy to get caught up in the mythos of the twilight films, as I did, but it’s also not something to be taken lightly. So taken was I with Robert Patterson’s character in the first one that I crazily hit the fast forward button to my life as fast as could. Trust me big big mistake!!. Believing that I could run up a really really steep hill really really quickly nearly cost me the use of my ankle. I’m a 33 year old man who lives with his parents so it just goes to show how powerful and dangerous these films can be!. But hey I can’t wait to see the new one it looks awesome.

  13. You know a movie series is hated, when all the comments on the review are about kristen and robs relationship XD

  14. SWEDRTYUIO

  15. Rob & Kristen are no different from anyone else. If they both were still unknown to the public eye and not celebrities, their personal issues would have remained personal and not been made public knowledge thru the media. Think about it, would you want your “dirty laundry” made known to the entire world? I still admire them both as the talented individuals they are and hope they can work things out without a bunch of interference from outsiders, especially the paparazi. Best of luck to you both, Rob & Kristen.

  16. Listen, you should totally do a follow-up piece on this. I wonder how the fling-kick-sequence went down among the fans ;)

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