Coventry Telegraph has an article asking if they were to have a Breaking Dawn movie on whether or not Robert would renew his contract with Summit Entertainment, thinking that he would do better working on other projects.
There’s speculation online about whether Twilight heart-throb Robert Pattinson will renew his contract to appear in Breaking Dawn, the planned fourth film in the franchise.
But the 23-year-old actor’s contract with fim-makers Summit Entertainment reportedly only covers the first three movies – Twilight, New Moon and Eclipse – and some fans and online commentators are speculating he may then opt out (or should opt out) to pursue other projects.
Read the article here.
Texas Monthly Interviews Catherine Hardwicke.
Could you ever have imagined when you first saw the script for Twilight that it would earn $70 million in its first weekend—the highest-grossing opening by a female director in history? Could you have imagined that it was a phenomenon in the making?
At the time there were only two books out in the series—there was this passionate fan base, but it was much smaller than it is now. Stephenie [Meyer, the author of the Twilight series] is such a crazy-fast, prolific writer that she churned out two more books in the last two years. The books got people excited about the movie, the movie got people excited about the books, and it just built and built into this frenzy. So I think it was kind of a magical convergence.
Read the interview here.
MTV has an article about a few sites saying that Breaking Dawn has received the green light to be made into a movie and will start shooting in spring of 2010. But a rep for Summit Entertainment, the film’s producer, told MTV News that the report is untrue.
“Breaking Dawn” has reportedly gotten the green light by Summit Entertainment, as the fourth movie in the “Twilight” saga, according to TheWrap.com, although a rep for Summit Entertainment, the film’s producer, told MTV News late Monday afternoon that the report is untrue.
TheWrap.com reports that a source close to the film’s production said that “Breaking Dawn” will start shooting in the spring of 2010.
“Breaking Dawn” would follow production of the third “Twilight” film, “Eclipse,” which Drew Barrymore recently revealed she won’t be directing. Chris Weitz replaced Catherine Hardwicke on “New Moon,” and it is widely believed that Juan Antonio Bayona will tackle “Eclipse,” although a director has yet to be confirmed by Summit.
Read the rest of the article here.
There’s an update from Summit on StephenieMeyer.com:
TWILIGHT at MIDNIGHT : 03-20-09
On Friday, March 20, 2009, from 10PM until 12 midnight, Summit Home Entertainment and retailers across the country will provide TWILIGHT fans with the chance to celebrate the midnight DVD release of the film that has unanimously been described as a “full-blown pop culture phenomenon.” Participating retailers will stay open late as fans line up to purchase the DVD of the epic romance at midnight parties. While there, contests, autographed merchandise raffles, giveaways, limited edition merchandise including collectable clothing and memorabilia will all be available!
In addition, TWILIGHT actors and filmmakers will be making surprise appearances at select locations throughout the country!
Visit TwilightTheMovie.com to locate a release party near you!
Target has dropped the price of their Three Disc Special Edition Twilight DVD to 17.99! Anybody who Pre-Ordered it from them should be receiving an email alerting them of the change. The difference will be refunded to those who paid the other price.
You can pre-order the Three Disc Special Edition DVD at the new low price here!
Thanks to Samantha L for the tip!