If you haven’t heard, the final book in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, will be split into two movies. The first part is set to open November 18, 2011. Summit Entertainment has recently let fans know when the fifth and final movie will hit theaters – Breaking Dawn: Part 2 will be released November 16, 2012. That’s right, for some insane reason the final movie won’t come out until a full year after the fourth film. Stupid.
Shooting is set to begin on Breaking Dawn this fall in Vancouver and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with production taking place over the next year.
Bill Condon is directing Breaking Dawn, the fourth book in Stephenie Meyer’s series. SPOILERS! This book is about the human Bella and the vampire Edward being married, and Bella giving birth to a half-vampire, half-human daughter, Renesmee.
In other Breaking Dawn news, Lee Pace (“Pushing Daisies”) is in talks to play the role of Garrett, a nomadic vampire, in the book.
What do I think about Breaking Dawn: Part 2 not coming out until 2012? As I said above – stupid. Summit Entertainment should get these movies out as fast as possible! They need to get them into theaters while the Twilight fad is still hot; otherwise, they’re going to have a Harry Potter situation on their hands. You know, the first Harry Potter movies were HUGE, but over time the hype died down a bit and the movie releases weren’t as insanely popular like they were in the past. That’s why I think such a long wait for Breaking Dawn is stupid. Sure there are a lot of Twilight fans now, but just like every craze, fans eventually move on. So thinking from a business perspective, this is not a wise move.
What do you guys think about the wait? Does it piss you off, or do you just not care?