We learned earlier in the week from the official "Twilight" Twitter feed that the latest trailer for "Eclipse" is premiering today, on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Oprah, being the all-around badass and friend to the people that she is, understands that you hardened "Twi" fans have no interest in waiting until the late afternoon trailer premiere. So she put the video online early.
It's a little bit hard to find, but you can check it out by clicking right here. Unlike the previous "Eclipse" trailer, the focus here is on the conflict, the action. If you're not familiar with the story, red-headed vampire Victoria (Bryce Dallas Howard) raises a vampire army in Seattle, intent on using her subjects to take revenge on the Cullen clan for the death of her boytoy vamp James (Cam Gigandet) in the first movie. That's the picture painted in this trailer, which is by far the most action we've seen out of the three movies in the series.
I've gotta say... I like it. There is some mighty slick action on display in this trailer. I've not read the books, but I'm familiar with how "Eclipse" unfolds. This trailer lays out the story as I know it. And I'll be honest: I'm downright excited to see the vampire vs. vampire/werewolf showdown. The CG doesn't blow me away, but it didn't in "New Moon" either. That's fine. These creatures don't need to look like Na'vi; they just need to bring the point across, and it looks like they do.
One thing did surprise me however. Where was Bree Tanner? With the recent announcement of Stephenie Meyer's coming novella, I was convinced that we'd see Bree (Jodelle Ferland) pop up somewhere in this new trailer. Do you think we'll see her before the movie arrives on June 30? Perhaps in a TV spot or online character featurette? Do you believe that this trailer is the final one, as the original "Twilight" Twitter announced?