Twilosophy: Julia Jones / Leah Clearwater is a bad-ass bitch!

*for Eclipse purity/virgins this is a clip from the movie, turn away! Or watch, whatevs! I figure since we’ve gotten like minimal access to anything Eclipse, might as well!*

Don't even make me flip the bitch switch

Dear Julia Jones / Leah Clearwater -

After watching that clip I gotta say I’m even more excited to see you as Leah Clearwater in Eclipse. I usually see Leah as a bitchy, busy body but I think, especially after this clip, I get it now.

Of course we know Leah’s backstory: she was victim to the age ol imprinting switch-a-roo. Ok, so not everyone’s a werewolf with mystical mating DNA, but the situation is a classic tale. Boy likes girl, boy and girl go out, boy meets girl’s friend (cousin in this case) and pulls the ol’ swith-a-roo and leaves girl heartbroken while she has to act semi happy for them while dying on the inside. So sure, I get that that can lead to bitchy behavior especially when you have to be around said couple all the time and even worse in Leah’s case HEAR the thoughts of this boy and all their other mutual friends who know all the dirty details. Ugh, that would s-u-c-k.

But I also think it runs deeper than that for Leah. Having been in that position of being jilted she can understand Jacob probably a little better than all the guys. Jacob too was jilted by Bella after almost having a chance with her but is then forced to stick around and try to take the high road. So Leah knows what Jacob is going through, she’s not just a bitch because she’s bitter about her own life she probably feels a bit like kindred spirits with Jacob on some level.

Yup, look who's in front!

Being a girl who has a bunch of close guy friends and a close brother I can see how even if she doesn’t want to, she feels connected to them on a deep level, not only because she’s part of a pack with them but deep down she probably wants only the best for them and if that means telling a girl who causes nothing but drama and heartache to get lost, than so be it.  Been there and done that and will do it a billion more time if necessary. Besides, I’m sure it’s annoying being the only girl around who has to hear every gross, boy thought they have, so why wouldn’t you tell the girl who causes this mess to scam? Self-preservation is a strong motivator.

Before the whole Renesmee thing happened it seemed like a Leah/Jacob pairing on some level was a foregone conclusion. I mean why were they running around in the woods and having conversations for what seemed like a billion years if they weren’t going to somehow end up together. If not romantic but some sort of “misery loves company” scenario. Instead he ends up with the baby spawn of the girl who broke his heart. Why? So many questions. Why does that happen to Leah and what does that mean for her future? But that’s probably a question for Ms. Meyer herself  or a letter to be sent out into the cosmic void here at LTT. Another day…

However, With just that one line, Julia, you added so many layers to my idea of Leah and makes me want to go re-read all her parts and ponder what seems like one of the most tragic characters in the saga.

HBIC’s unite!
Themoonisdown

So what do you think about Leah, is her ‘tude understandable? Have you ever been in her position? Are you happy to see a strong female come into play in the Twi saga?

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Newest Twilight Saga Cast Members: Moon and UC. Why not?!

Dear Eclipse/Breaking Dawn Casting Directors, David Slade and whatever director ends up getting saddled with BD,

With all the news about the recent casting announcements and rumors swirling regarding who’s going to play who I’d like to formally toss my hat into the ring. Yes, I Moon Last Name Withheld would like to be in your movie(s). Besides the obvious: I don’t have an agent, a manager, a resume, a head shot or any serious acting skills beyond a couple school and church productions (oh and a very amazing video about wearing your seat belt shot for our 9th grade Safety Ed class), why not me? And why not UC while we’re at it? Remember when she begged to be Emily then Tanya? Come on!

You’ve recently cast Leah who wears a scarf over her boobs, some kid named BOO BOO for goodness sake and about every slut with a head shot around the world is starting a rumor that she will be Tanya. And now some chick from Germany who won a reality show contest is going to play Vera, Rosalie’s friend. So why not us? Here’s my pitch:

We can do slutty! Sorta.

We can do slutty! Sorta.

We’re random unknowns with questionable skills, so we fit in with the folks you’ve already cast. We can wear scarved around our awesome racks and come up with an odd name for ourselves. How about Moon-Moon and UC baby? And I’m sure if given the chance we’d kick ass on a reality show, especially a reality show where the prize is a role in a Twi-movie. Our confessionals/Diary room footage would be worth it alone!

For the studio and production: A plus for the marketing side is that we even have a couple followers who might be interested if we actually made it into a twi film! We could rally our total rad troops to spread the word about how great Volturi gaurd #4 and Random Witness #23 are! And really, choosing us as your newest cast members would be a savings since we’re already pale,  so there’s no need for make up to airbrush on us, and no need for wigs since we have luscious locks and a coupon to the costume supply shop if one of us gets attacked by a random girl with a mullet and a pair of scissors. Heck, you could pay us in kisses from Rob and gift cards to Pink Berry.

Our joint headshot

Our joint headshot

So won’t you find it in your heart and scripts to cast us as Hiker who gets killed and friend of Leah #2?

After all there are no small parts only small actors!
Themoonisdown

See what good times UC has cooking over at Letters to Rob
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It's a Twilight Father's Day

To all the Twilight daddy’s: Carlisle Cullen, Billy Black, Charlie, Harry Clearwater, Big-Daddy Lautner & Edward,

A big HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to the whole group of you from Moon & I.  We love you all so much, we couldn’t pick one fav to write to today so we’re writing to you all (just kidding, Big Daddy-Lautner, you know you’re our fav).  Actually your kids are writing to you because we have our own daddys to take care of (although ours aren’t as cool as a vampire, Native American, cop or McDonald’s spokesperson…)

Enjoy your day! Go on over to Harry’s and grill out with his famous fish fry!
<3, UC & Moon

carlisleDear Carlisle,

Edward: Thank you for saving me from the Spanish Influenza & capturing my 17 year old perfection for eternity. Thank you for your encouragement to stay strong and not kill my beloved Bella &, of course, for the rockin’ sex tips. Although next time, I’d prefer it if you’d not get so detailed on how much Esme, my mother, likes to do that there.

Rosalie: Thank you, Carlisle, for changing my darling Emmett after he was attacked by that bear.  I’ll be honest I’m not crazy about how all that shit when down with Edward.  Why the hell didn’t you prep him first and convince him to love me? Also, I’ll deep down hate you forever for turning me into a vampire in the first place. Couldn’t you have let me die? F*ck y Oh yeah, this isn’t about me. Happy Father’s day Dad…

Emmett: Thanks for my smokin’ hot girl, Rose. And for that tip on how much mom likes that there- now Rose does too!

Alice & Jasper: (UC note: Uh, we couldn’t exactly find Alice & Jasper…. seems Jasper may have recently had a conversation with you, Carlisle? Something about something somewhere…..?)

Carlisle might be the reason we have Edward & so we’re the most grateful to him, but he’s not the only daddy! See all the other letters after the jump! Continue…

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