Robert Pattinson refused to let his eyebrows be plucked/waxed down as they had been in the previous two films.
The note Bella retrieves from her drawer that happens to be from Jacob is actually the same note that is used as the prologue of the 'Eclipse' novel. Just as in the novel, lines of text are scored out rather than erased.
Rachelle Lefevre was fired by Summit Entertainment from this movie, because her filming schedule overlapped with that of her other movie Barney's Version, and was replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard
When Charlie is sitting at the kitchen table looking at the Riley flyer, it states that Riley was born April 10th, 1990. This is the day after Kristen Stewart's birthday. She was born April 9th, 1990.
The first Twilight film to be released in a large screen format for presentation on IMAX screens.
Taylor Lautner told Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live!: The Twilight Saga: Total Eclipse of the Heart that the censors required that the wolves have no genitalia whenever they appear on screen.
That scene in the parking lot where Jane tortures Felix into submission during a moment of insubordination does not happen anywhere in the original novel.
The scenes of
"army" were based on the novella 'The Short Second Life of Bree
Tanner', written by Stephenie
Meyer and distributed,
in first draft form, to the cast. One particular line, given by Edward to Jane,
indicates he knew about the alliance alluded to in the novella, but, with no
proof, it was something he could do nothing about. Victoria
In the stories that Billy Black tells at the bonfire, the third wife was originally going to be played by Kristen Stewart. She did perform the scene but the director David Slade and author Stephenie Meyer thought it had an unintentional comical effect.
Kristen Stewart received her high school diploma by correspondence one week before filming Bella's graduation scene. She took a mock graduation photo with an extra so she'd have a photo of herself graduating high school.
In certain scenes, the Cullens irises are completely black rather than their usual golden topaz color. While never directly commented on in the movie, it is referred to in the novels as an indicator of a vampire's extreme hunger when the eyes go completely black.
Jasper introduces himself as Jasper Whitlock to a coven of vampires, but is often referred to as Jasper Hale in his modern life; this is because he adopted Rosalie's family name to pass himself as her twin brother.
When Bella visits Jacob after the newborn battle, a painting of the A-Ka-Lat "Top of the Rock" island formation off the coast of
La Push Beach
can clearly be seen behind Bella during her dialogue sides. According to actual
Quileute tradition, prominent members of the Quileute tribe have been buried on
the A-Ka-Lat island. The island is also known as ,
which is not an allusion to the Twilight series character James. James Island