They really should have done more searching before settling on a director for Twilight. Can you imagine Twilight by Tim Burton? It's the only way the series should have been done. Tim Burton, or no Twilight.
Now let's just imagine a world with no Twilight =)
Anyway, Johnny Depp as the vampire, Helena Bonham Carter as Bella--true masters of mopey gothic angst.
I wrote this blog post exactly one year ago. After I dug it up and published it today, I found some more pictures and apparently Tim Burton IS making a vampire movie with Johnny Depp and HBC...