New Moon Twiilght Saga Premiere
So the new chapter in the Twilight series – New Moon – that has brought werewolves back to the mind of most of the world is due to be released in just three days. I know there is a mixture of opinions on here about the movie New Moon, and whether or not it does the werewolf justice. So, let’s take a look at the werewolf pack – called the “La Push” pack.
Taylor Lautner plays the main werewolf – and Bella’s love interest – Jacob Black. The movie also introduces the rest of the werewolf pack including Chaske Spencer as Sam Uley, the leader of the La Push pack. Kiowa Gordon as Embry Call, one of Jacob’s best friends, and Alex Meraz as Paul, one of Jacob’s friends with a short temper. One controversial aspect of the werewolves in the movie, is that the New Moon werewolves serve to protect humans against vampires. There are many who claim that this would not be the case, that werewolves do not necessarily align themselves with humans automatically…that they tend to take a more neutral stance on the topic. Another controversial aspect of the New Moon werewolves, which we’ve discussed before, is the fact that the werewolves transform completely into wolves. Many werewolves do not like this depiction, and in Stephanie Meyer’s novels, she does acknowledge that the New Moon La Push pack are not true werewolves, but rather a close relation of them.
Well, regardless of what you think about the werewolves in the movie, there is no doubt that New Moon is bringing werewolves into the spotlight. You’ll have to watch the movie to see how much you like the portrayal.
New Moon premieres Friday, November 20.