Twilight is still raking in big bucks at the box office, but the real drama is taking place behind the scenes of the sequel, which has an expanded $50 million budget and is set to start filming in March, according to reports.
The Golden Compass director Chris Weitz will replace director Catherine Hardwicke at the helm of New Moon, the movie based on the second of Stephenie Meyer's best-selling vampire novels.
Life & Style has also learned that one of the actors may be replaced as well: Taylor Lautner, 16, who plays the minor role of Jacob Black in Twilight. In New Moon, Jacob becomes the leading man. "They've looked at other people," a set insider says.
For more about the gory behind-the-scenes shenanigans, pick up the latest issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now!
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