With The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (reviews here) heating up the box office, we knew it wouldn’t be long before Summit Entertainment dropped some news on its two-part follow-up, Breaking Dawn, just to remind everyone that the Saga is far from over. Read on for an update.
Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn will be filmed in both Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Vancouver, British Columbia, over the next year starting this fall. The final chapter of The Twilight Saga will be released as two separate films with the first slated to be released in theatres on November 18, 2011.
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 Synopsis:
The Twilight Saga film series stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and tells the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan, who moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, to live with her father and becomes drawn to Edward Cullen, a pale, mysterious classmate who seems determined to push her away. But neither can deny the attraction that pulls them together … even when Edward confides that he and his family are vampires. The action-packed, modern-day vampire love story Twilight, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008, to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, The Twilight Saga: New Moon was released November 20, 2009. The franchise has grossed over $1.4 billion in worldwide box office ticket sales to date.
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Wonder how the hell they’ll handle that birthing scene in the Dread Central forums.