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‘Twilight’ Director Names Jenna Ortega and Jacob Elordi as Modern Day Bella and Edward

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The Twilight books and movies, created by author Stephenie Meyer, took the world by storm with their captivating blend of romance and supernatural elements. From the moment they hit the shelves, these books became an instant sensation, captivating the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers around the globe. With their unique twist on the vampire genre, the Twilight books and films introduced us to a mesmerizing world where humans and vampires coexist, love knows no boundaries, and the battle between good and evil unfolds in the most unexpected ways.

Now, 18 years after the first book was published, fans still love the series and the characters within it. With success not dying down, many fans are curious if the series will see a resurgence in the form of a remake.

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Stephenie Meyer’s creation brought to life the enigmatic characters that would soon become household names. At the center of it all is Bella Swan, the protagonist whose journey of self-discovery and forbidden love forms the heart of the series. Portrayed by the talented Kristen Stewart in the movie adaptations, Bella’s character resonated with readers, making her an icon in the realm of young adult literature.

The Twilight saga revolves around the complex and magnetic relationship between Bella and the brooding vampire, Edward Cullen, portrayed onscreen by the charismatic Robert Pattinson. Edward’s allure and supernatural abilities, combined with his eternal devotion to Bella, make him an unforgettable character who captured the hearts of fans worldwide. Their love story, filled with passion, sacrifice, and the constant struggle to navigate the boundaries separating their two worlds, became a central theme of the series.

Recently, numerous other y.a. novels have gotten reboots. The Hunger Games franchise recently released a new movie, and Harry Potter and Percy Jackson & the Olympians are both getting new series soon. Many fans wonder if Twilight will be he next to be revived.

It seems that it isn’t just fans who are feeling this way. Catherine Hardwicke, the director of Twilight, recently dropped two names that she thinks could work in a modern-day remake.

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Catherine Hardwicke has two names in mind for a modern-day Jacob and Bella: Jenna Ortega and Jacob Elordi.

Jacob Elordi has quickly become an international sensation thanks to his starring roles in the series Euphoria and his recent performance as Elvis Presley is Pricilla. Jenna Ortega is also hitting the peak of her career thanks to her iconic performance as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix series Wednesday. Jenna is also known for her long career as an actor on the Disney Channel.

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The Twilight books and series captivated the world with their unique blend of romance, supernatural elements, and unforgettable characters. Stephenie Meyer’s visionary storytelling introduced us to a world of love, sacrifice, and the eternal struggle between vampires and humans. From the pages of the books to the silver screen, Twilight became a cultural phenomenon, and for millions of fans around the world, a remake of the movies could be an incredibly exciting adventure.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.