Twi-Hards finally get to see New Moon

By Luci Wallace and Frances Allan
New Moon opens today
Fan’s of Twilight can now get their next Robert Pattinson fix as the next film in the saga is released today.

New Moon hit screens nationwide with many cinemas having showings at midnight for self-declared ‘Twi-Hards’.

The film has made over a million pounds in pre-release sales, and it is set to be the biggest film at the box office this weekend.

The first film in the series was the number one film in this week last year and has spawned a worldwide phenomenon of fans obsessed with all things Twilight.

The film is the second in the saga and closely follows the worldwide bestselling novels by Stephanie Meyer, in which vampire Edward Cullen is  in love with human Bella Swan.

Most cinemas are showing the film all day today and are fully booked for weekend showings.

Robert Pattinson who plays Edward Cullen and has stolen the hearts of girls across the globe said of his character:

Edinburgh Napier News spoke to the manager of Cineworld at Fountain Park:

ENN also went to find out why people are so keen on seeing the film: