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Taylor Lautner Shirtless Plot Necessity, 'Eclipse' Trailer News

Taylor Lautner shirtless in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse helps to advance the film's plot in a number of ways: a) you can see why Kristen Stewart's Bella may wonder if a werewolf might be more enticing than a vampire b) it shows that Lautner's Jacob represents earthiness and sexual desire while Robert Pattinson's thin, white-faced Edward represent etherealness and spiritual love c) it shows that Jacob may be young but he's a man. In other words, you can lust after him without feeling guilty.

Lautner was the recent favorite movie actor winner at the Kids' Choice Awards held in Los Angeles last weekend. He also shared with Kristen Stewart the best on-screen couple award.

Directed by David Slade, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse opens on June 30.

Photo: Summit Entertainment

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner fans will be able to watch the final version of the Twilight Saga: Eclipse trailer on Friday, April 23. On Oprah.

That won't be a problem for fans of Oprah Winfrey's show, but for those of us who never watch it, or can only manage to watch 30 seconds at a time every other year… Ouch!

Why not just launch the Eclipse trailer on the film's website? Or on YouTube? Or The Jon Stewart Show? Stephen Colbert could even show up to do a mock interview with one of the cgi werewolves.

But no. Oprah it will be. Thank vampires for DVRs.

The announcement was made via Twitter by the official Twilight Twitpage. After watching the final preview of Eclipse on Oprah, Twilight fans have been invited to “visit our social networks … to chat live with surprise guests from the cast! More details to come…”

I don't know what's this deal between Oprah and Twilight. Last November she got Stephenie Meyer to talk about the series. And as reported on MTV.com, last week Oprah asked its viewers: “Are you or your kids obsessed with the Twilight series?… Tell us how the Twilight series has inspired you or your family!"

For the time being, it's unclear who will show up on Oprah. But the woman seems to be so powerful she may well make the Icelandic volcanic ash dissipate just so David Slade (currently in England as per his last tweet) and Robert Pattinson (in London or Budapest or somewhere in Europe) will come pay their respects on her show.

Photo: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Kimberley French / Summit Entertainment)

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16 Comments to Taylor Lautner Shirtless Plot Necessity, 'Eclipse' Trailer News

  1. lil lill

    He is so hottie!!!!!!!!!

  2. miss m

    sooooooooo beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    :P:P:P:P:P:P

  5. jlister

    Julia,

    I'm not sure if Oprah is available online. Try doing a Google search.

    Also, I'm sure that the ECLIPSE trailer will be available EVERYWHERE online right after it is shown on Oprah.

  6. julia

    Hi..

    I'm from Indonesia.

    I want to wacth Oprah's talk show on April 23rd. I want to know the final of the twilight saga eclypse.

    How can I watch it?

  7. melisa

    holaa… amo a taylor me gustaria q estubiera con bella o con kristen, o que robert sea gay..

  8. delle1

    Well we know Rob won't be there,he can't fly out of the UK…………….

  9. anonymous

    I am not watching the show unless Robert alone or together with Slade show up. I will catch on trailer when it will be on youtube. :)

  10. Sarmo

    In the book it is clear that sexy part belongs to Edward.
    Why movie is so pimped Jacob?

  11. Isabella

    hess so cute too bad hes my cousin

  12. Isabella

    taylor launter is my best cousin i'm a chippewa cree and we love him all indians are related

  13. Usman

    he is my age fellow bt he is soooo hot…nd in this pic he is looking great….

  14. carla

    hes so cute i wish i can meet him

  15. Dana

    That makes a lot of sense, good analysis. Summit entertainment should read your post:)

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