Exclusive clip from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse on the 2010 MTV Movie Awards

Giving fans worldwide more of the beloved vampire film franchise they adore and vote tirelessly for each year, MTV today announced that Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner are confirmed to present an exclusive scene from the highly anticipated summer blockbuster “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (in theaters June 30, 2010) at the “2010 MTV Movie Awards.”

“Twi-Hards” will get a first look at a never-before-seen scene from the next installment of Summit Entertainment’s vampire love story movie phenomenon and the network will send their already heightened excitement into overdrive as a member of “The Twilight Saga” wolf pack hits the red carpet.

“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” cast member Chaske Spencer will serve as the official MTV International “2010 MTV Movie Awards” guest red carpet correspondent.

Spencer – who stars as werewolf Sam Uley in “The Twilight Saga” – will man the mike on the red carpet as part of a special edition of “MTV At The Movies,” which will bring audiences outside the United States closer to the biggest names in the industry and the most talked about moments as part of MTV’s global coverage of the “2010 MTV Movie Awards.”

Hosted by Aziz Ansari, the “2010 MTV Movie Awards” will be broadcast LIVE from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA on Sunday, June 6 at 9p.m./8p.m.C.

Pattinson, Stewart and Lautner join previously announced superstar presenters Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Shaun White, Vanessa Hudgens, Sean “Diddy” Combs, the cast of “The Grown Ups” (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade and Rob Schneider), Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Aubrey Plaza.  In addition, Christina Aguilera will take to the stage to perform a new song off her upcoming album Bionic (available June 8) and Katy Perry will perform her hit summer anthem “California Gurls,” the first single from her forthcoming album Teenage Dream (available August 24).

After “Twilight” swept the “2009 MTV Movie Awards” with five popcorn awards in the “BEST MOVIE,” “BEST FEMALE PEFORMANCE,” “BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE MALE,” “BEST KISS” AND “BEST FIGHT” categories, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” is nominated in five award categories this year. Devoted “Twilight” fans voted through the roof to have the feature film included in the 2010 list of final nominated theatricals, actors and moments, which puts the mega-movie in a dead heat against the global smash hit “Avatar.” It’s anyone’s and any film’s game as the MTV fans hold the destiny of the golden popcorn awards in their hands. From May 12 – June 5, viewers can visit MovieAwards.MTV.com to vote to make winners of their favorite nominated films, movie moments and actors.

Continuing its tradition for being one of the most shocking and atypical awards show on television, the “2010 MTV Movie Awards” will feature three all-new and outrageous categories that include “GLOBAL SUPERSTAR,” “BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE” and “BIGGEST BADASS STAR.” For the first time EVER in “Movie Awards” history, voting will go international as fans worldwide will be able to vote for their favorite global stars in the “GLOBAL SUPERSTAR” category by visiting their local MTV websites.

Starbucks Coffee Company joins the “MTV Movie Awards” for the first time as this year’s voting partner which includes the category of “BEST MOVIE.” This one, special category will remain an ongoing battle as voting for favorite film of the year will remain open throughout the LIVE show. MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the “MTV Movie Awards” where fans can visit to vote and then stay to get up-to-date information on this year’s show; watch video of last year’s biggest occurrences; get the full list of 2009 show winners; and check out fashion and celebrity commentary from the golden carpet.

The “2010 MTV Movie Awards Widget” will let viewers at home be a part of the “MTV Movie Awards” like never before. The widget – sharable through Facebook, Twitter and MySpace – is embeddable anywhere and offers viewers unprecedented access to MTV content which includes video of MTV News coverage, trailers from nominated movies and TV spots for the awards show. Users can vote for their favorites in each category, access the MTV News RSS feed, follow Twitter activity related to the show, presenters and nominated movies and tweet directly from the widget with a pre-populated “MTV Movie Awards” hashtag. The widget also includes a sponsor section with footage from the “2009 Coke Insider’s” coverage of last year’s “MTV Movie Awards,” which will be updated with new footage from this year’s show.

The “2010 MTV Movie Awards” will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV’s global network of 64 channels reaching 641 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.

 

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