The eagerly awaited Twilight sequel took top box office honors last weekend, pulling in a whopping $140 million – which could make it the top-grossing film of 2009.
Pattinson, 23, who plays sexy vampire Edward Cullen, gave a shout out to fans on Twilight‘s Twitter page, writing, “Thank you for making NEW MOON #1,” It’s very exciting to be a part of something embraced by so many people.”
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Pattinson adds: “I hope you are looking forward to ECLIPSE as much as I am.”
Stewart, 19, who plays Bella Swan, then Tweeted, “You all have proven you’re the most amazing fans in the world once again. I feel so lucky to be a part of The Twilight Saga and thank you for making us #1!”
Stewart is still getting the hang of Twitter, she admitted. “Yes, I twittered,” she wrote. “Or twitted … tweeted? I dunno, but thank you sooo much anyway..!”
Lautner, who plays werewolf Jacob, “Thanks for your incredible support of New Moon.”