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'Twilight' coverboys: Who's hotter, Taylor or Robert?

We’re going to have lasting peace in the Middle East before we reconcile Teams Jacob and Edward, especially because we can go round after round. Today’s face-off: Battle of the Coverboys. *Ding Ding!* Fight!


In one corner, we have sensitive looking Lautner on the cover of Teen Vogue, more or less begging to be kissed goodnight by thousands of heartsick little girls. In the other, Pattinson gracing the cover of AnOtherMan, giving his best drunkface. Seriously, homeslice, take a multivitamin.

PopWatcher and Twihards, judge these guys by their covers. Go!

New 'New Moon' behind-the-scenes photos!

New_Moon-Lautner-LAtimes_lThe Los Angeles Times has posted 41 new photos from the set of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on photographer David Strick’s “Hollywood Backlot.” He shot the cast last April as they filmed in Capilano Park Forest outside Vancouver until the wee hours of the morning. He scored multiple photos of shirtless Taylor Lautner (Jacob), whose abs are making the kind of breakthrough performance Brad Pitt’s did in Thelma & Louise. (I think Lautner, however, might be more of a young Patrick Swayze, soft-spoken and hard-bodied with a love of martial arts. Am I wrong?)

We also get plenty of pics of Robert Pattinson, most of which just show how well they’ve managed to control his hair in the sequel and how beautiful his golden contacts are. There are, however, some nice shots of a Bella dream sequence being filmed in the forest — complete with Pattinson straddling Kristen Stewart in bed, which is more G-rated than it sounds. (Bonus, boys: There’s a shot of Stewart straddling her camera double Mikayla Henderson.)

By the way, you know you’re a fan of True Blood when you see the shot of Stewart bundled up in a gray bathrobe trying to stay warm and your first thought is, Huh, that looks like the robes at that vampire-friendly hotel in Dallas.

Photo credit: David Strick/Courtesy of LA Times

'New Moon' trailer: Does the heat start building?

In the new “Meet Jacob Black” trailer for The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Taylor Lautner talks us through the plot of the second film. Edward is kinda douchey (I’m paraphrasing), he leaves Bella for her own good, Jacob is the friend that picks up the pieces, and “as time goes on, the heat starts building.” I’m not feeling the temperature between them rise — yet. Are you? But I am excited to see Jacob parkour his way up to and through Bella’s bedroom window. (Will that always make me think of Dawson’s Creek?).

We also get a quick glimpse of Dakota Fanning as Jane. Perhaps we’ll be treated to a “Meet the Volturi” trailer as soon as Summit thinks of a movie pun for its title…

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For more New Moon coverage, head to our Twilight HQ.

Taylor Lautner pulls out the stops, possibly a groin, for EW's 'New Moon' cover shoot

We’ve heard that Taylor Lautner would like to do an action movie. Now, we might cast him in one. Check out the move he busts at the 0:24 mark in the video below, shot while Lautner and his Twilight Saga: New Moon costar Kristen Stewart were posing for the cover of EW’s Fall Movie Preview on stands Friday. Two words: Gymkata remake!

While his biceps remain curiously clothed throughout the video, the clip does hold other charms: Slo-mo shots of Lautner pouncing like a cuddly ninja kitty through a field, his reaction when Stewart tells him “You need to grow into your cojones,” and Stewart noting that someone offscreen is going to die.

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Who’s more worthy of an inappropriate crush: Shirtless Jacob in the New Moon trailer or leather jacket-wearing Lautner in this video? Poll after the jump! If you need more convincing to vote the latter, look for our gallery of exclusive photos from the shoot tomorrow.


'New Moon' trailer tease: New angle on Taylor Lautner's biceps, abs

What? No sense burying the lead in the lead when you can put it in the headline. Summit Entertainment has released a 14-second tease for the new Twilight Saga: New Moon trailer that will debut in front of the studio’s latest film, Bandslam, in theaters Friday. Watch it below. Personally, we think they should have just gone ahead and freeze-framed on Taylor Lautner’s naked torso for the full 14 seconds, then flashed the film’s logo with a Lost-style boom. [Insert screams]

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'New Moon' trailer will play in front of 'Bandslam' -- will you see it?

For years now, Hollywood has played a deft bait-and-switch game of announcing that the new trailer for an upcoming Must See Movie would play in front of another film from the same studio that, quite frankly, could maybe do with a box-office boost. So Summit Entertainment’s announcement today that it will put the brand spankin’ new preview for The Twilight Saga: New Moon in front of Summit flick Bandslam when it opens this weekend should shock nobody, especially considering just how crowded this coming weekend will be at the box-office: You’ve got District 9 pulling in the sci-fi fans (and the just plain awesome movie fans), The Time Traveler’s Wife pulling in the romantic weepy movie fans and fans of the romantic weepy novel it’s based on, and Ponyo pulling in the family film fans and the Hayao Miyazaki animation fans, not to mention moviegoers who’ve yet to devour Julie & Julia or subject themselves to G.I. Joe. Sure, Bandslam‘s got HSM queen bee Vanessa Hudgens in its corner, but against this onslaught of cinema competition, the flick could do with a ticket sales booster shot courtesy Taylor Lautner’s abs.

But will it work? You tell me, PopWatchers: Are you enough of a die-hard Twihard that you’ll buy a ticket to Bandslam just to see the new New Moon trailer? Or are you content to just watch it online? I assume if you read this far, those two questions should cover you, but just in case: Or were you already planning on checking out Bandslam, and are now concerned that your theater will be overrun by screaming members of Team Jacob? (Just for kicks, I’ve embedded the New Moon teaser below.)

'New Moon' motorcycle scene footage from Comic-Con: [Insert screams]

Oh, we do love Twi-hard commentary. Below, a video a fan took of the crowd's sneak peek at new Twilight Saga: New Moon footage at Comic-Con. [Screams]

Jacob touching Bella's hands as he teaches her how to ride her motorcycle: "Sensual," says the fan. Edward touching Bella's hand trying to stop her from riding said motorcycle: [SCREAMS]. Edward reappearing as Bella rides that motorcycle: "This is gonna be awesome." Okay, that was a cool shot. Jacob hopping on his motorcycle and speeding to get to Bella, who has crashed: [SCREAMS]. Unwarranted. It was approximately 10 yards! Jacob taking off his shirt to tend to Bella's head injury: [SCREAMS] "That was like a porno." Totally warranted and cause to tag this post with our beloved Taylor Lautner Bicep Watch category! Bella telling Jacob "You're sorta beautiful" while somehow looking at his face and not at his biceps and/or six-pack: "What'd she say?…. Ohmygod, don't do it." Yes, wait until he cuts his hair at least. So much hotter.

What do you think of the scene? Are you screaming? 

More Comic-Con Twilight coverage:
VIDEO INTERVIEW! Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and director Chris Weitz
Coverage of the New Moon panel
EW's Twilight HQ

Taylor Lautner Bicep Watch: 'Interview' shoot

We're all about Daniel Radcliffe at the moment, but not wanting to miss the chance to dust off our Taylor Lautner Bicep Watch category, we offer this link to his interview with Interview magazine. Not much new here — gaining 30 pounds of muscle to keep his role of Jacob in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, he went from a men's small to a men's large; the natural athlete (karate, football, baseball) would love to do a real action movie — but the photos sure are pretty. As is the footage in the video below. Best Bicep Moment comes at 50 seconds in. 

More 'Twilight':
'Harry Potter' vs. 'Twilight': Who's more popular?
'New Moon': 35 pics from the set
EW's 'Twilight' HQ

Taylor Lautner Bicep Watch: The inaugural post

As long as behind-the-scenes footage of The Twilight Saga: New Moon keeps surfacing that reveals little more than Taylor Lautner's biceps, we thought we might as well make a separate PopWatch category for it. Ergo, the Taylor Lautner Bicep Watch. We launch with the video below. Taylor Lautner's biceps make their appearance at 2:10. (Robert Pattinson appears at 2:53, for eight seconds. Wah waaaaaah.)

For more: EW's 'Twilight' HQ

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