The characters in Stephenie's books go through extraordinary changes of circumstance and also appearance; so it is not surprising that there has been speculation about whether the same actor would portray a character who changes in so many surprising ways throughout the seriesTaylor Lautner on board for 'New Moon' Jan 08, 2009
I am honored to have been entrusted with shepherding 'New Moon' from the page to the screenChris Weitz to direct 'Twilight' sequel Dec 15, 2008
This is a very important award in the writing community'Antwone Fisher' wins top Humanitas Prize Jul 11, 2003
Every time I make a movie I'm pretty much convinced it's the last time I'm going to be able to do it and that really it's a rather silly occupation to undertake. But I think I have maybe one more film in meWeitz says he may direct one more film Nov 19, 2009
I can't find any intentionality in my career other than hoping to get the chance to do another film, wanting to do something different from the previous one and trying to accumulate a set of skills. I still feel as though I'm learningWeitz says he may direct one more film Nov 19, 2009
Christopher John "Chris" Weitz (born November 30, 1969) is an Academy Award-nominated American producer, writer, director and actor. He is best known for his work with his brother, Paul Weitz, on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy, as well as directing the film adaptation of the novel The Golden Compass and the film adaptation of New Moon from the series of Twilight books.
Weitz was born in New York City, New York, the son of actress Susan Kohner and novelist/fashion designer John Weitz. His brother is Paul Weitz. Paul Kohner and Mexican actress Lupita Tovar were his maternal grandparents. His grandmother, Lupita, starred in Santa, Mexico's first talkie in 1932. He is married to Mercedes Martinez with whom he has one son, Sebastian.
He graduated with an English degree from Trinity College in Cambridge.