With AFM in full swing, you guys had to know some Twilight Saga news would be forthcoming, and what we have for you today is the official synopsis for Breaking Dawn along with a bit of sales art.
Part 1 of Breaking Dawn (which is being filmed simultaneously with Part 2 in both Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Vancouver, British Columbia, over the next year) is slated to be released in theatres on November 18, 2011. Part 2 will follow a year later on November 16, 2012.
Academy Award winner Bill Condon is directing 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. Maggie Grace and Rami Malek have also signed on as new characters in the Saga, and Mackenzie Foy will be portraying Bella and Edward’s love child, Renesmee.
Check out the synopsis (which does contain some spoilers for those unfamiliar with the storyline of the book) below the artwork courtesy of Collider.
In the highly anticipated next chapter of the blockbuster The Twilight Saga, the newfound married bliss of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.
After their wedding Bella and Edward travel to Rio de Janeiro for their honeymoon, where they finally give in to their passions. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal.
But the arrival of their remarkable daughter, Renesmee, sets in motion a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, the fearsome council of vampire leaders, setting the stage for an all-out battle.
The suspenseful and deeply romantic Breaking Dawn continues the epic tale of supernatural fantasy and passionate love that has made The Twilight Saga a worldwide phenomenon.
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