It’s no secret that the Twilight series’ majority demographic is the PG-13 and above crowd. So, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that such a rating was the goal for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse‘s filmmakers, but what might surprise you is what had to be cut from the film (and what was allowed into the film without incident).
Director David Slade talked about that issue with FearNET, saying that “We have like six decapitations in Eclipse! We smash people’s heads off, bite people’s heads off, I mean — I was amazed we got the rating we did, the MPAA only threw back one thing: we had this one part in the battle where Emmett just tears someone’s face off. The face kind of breaks off into pieces of crystal that shatter. I was like, ‘Whoa, yeah!’ But the MPAA said ‘No, you can’t do that.’ So the shot’s still in there, but you don’t see the face come off, you just see little bits of stuff breaking off.”
Anyone hope to see an Emmett face smash sequence in the DVD’s extended/deleted scenes? Perhaps this will be the first Twilight Saga “Unrated” DVD release!
Source : Twilight Examiner