The Twilight Saga: Eclipse hits theaters soon, and no doubt capitalizing a bit on the building anticipation surrounding the franchise, Summit Entertainment confirmed today that the movie’s follow-up, Breaking Dawn, will be released as two separate films with the first slated to hit theatres on November 18, 2011.
From the Press Release:
Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct both films starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner along with Billy Burke as Charlie Swan as well as returning members of the Cullen Family including Peter Facinelli as Carlisle, Elizabeth Reaser as Esme, Jackson Rathbone as Jasper, Nikki Reed as Rosalie, Ashley Greene as Alice, and Kellan Lutz as Emmett.
The project, based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, is currently being written by Melissa Rosenberg with Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, and Stephenie Meyer producing. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn will start production in the fall.
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Wonder how the hell they’ll handle that birthing scene in the Dread Central forums.