For those of you out there celebrating Thanksgiving today have a great day and safe travels. There will probably limited news today as it is a holiday but here’s we what we have so far.
EW has a new Cover Story on Twilight. The article discussses the success of the movie and looks to New Moon. Look for the magazine on stands on Friday.
The nation’s No. 1 motion picture will come to life in Dallas next summer, as five stars of the film “Twilight” have now confirmed their attendance at the US’s largest fan convention dedicated to the Stephenie Meyer’s series of books by the same name.
Peter Facinelli – starring as Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the fall blockbuster; and Jackson Rathbone – who portrays Jasper Hale– will join Kellan Lutz (Emmett Cullen), Ashley Greene (Alice Cullen) and Mike Welch (Mike Newton) at TwiCon ’09 — which will be held July 30-Aug. 2, 2009 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center. TwiCon managing partner Becky Scoggins already predicts more cast to appear.
Organizers of TwiCon have also announced that 250 of the more than 2,500 registrants expected to attend may participate in an exclusive meet and greet with the special guests. These coveted spots are available to those who have fully paid their $255 fee for the four-day convention.
TwiCon’s meet and greet event during the conference is completely full! We are thrilled to see such excitement from the fans about meeting our special guests and the cast from Twilight. If you weren’t able to sign up for the meet and greet event, don’t fret! There will be a plethora of opportunities to meet and rub elbows with the cast and our other guests, including autographing and professional photo opportunities as well as an exclusive Q&A panel open to all of our attendees! More details about these opportunities will be posted on TwiCon’s website soon, so keep checking in!
Other recent announcements about TwiCon:
The Mitch Hansen Band, which recently released a new album, will be a headlining artist at the convention. To celebrate its inclusion in TwiCon, the band and its record label, Harper Music, are sponsoring a Dazzling and Twilight-filled contest with multiple winners of the new Mitch Hansen Band CD and a Grand Prize Winner who will find themselves at the TwiCon event receiving the VIP treatment of a lifetime. More details regarding the album release and contest details are available at www.twilightmusicanddownloads.
Single tickets are now available for TwiCon 2009’s premiere event, the Volturi Masque Ball! Fans who are unable to attend the full conference or wish to attend as an escort for a full registrant can pay $99 for the Ball-only ticket. A ticket to the ball is included in the full conference registration fee.
Two holiday incentives have been announced:
- Registrants who pay for their full-conference registration between Nov. 21 and Dec. 15 will receive a free TwiCon T-shirt – which is guaranteed to arrive by Dec. 24. Promotional shirts are in size L only.
- Registrants who sign up together in pairs or groups between Nov. 21 and Dec. 15 will receive a $40 discount toward their hotel room bill at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. See www.TwiCon.org for details.
Finally, TwiCon fans may purchase their own collectible official conference T-shirt for $15.99 plus shipping! Visit www.TwiCon.org and follow the link to buy your shirt.
Popstaronline as a quick interview with Taylor and Jackson. Check out their message to the fans.