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Summit Officially Announces 'Breaking Dawn' Split Into Two Movies

June 11, 2010 (2:46 am) GMT
The first part of the films is due in the U.S. on November 18, 2011, while the release date for the second part has not been announced yet.

No more question about whether "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn" will be made into one or two movies. On Thursday, June 10, Summit Entertainment has issued an official announcement to confirm that the final chapter of "" film series will be split into two parts.

The first part of the two is slated to hit U.S. theaters on November 18, 2011 while the release date for the second one has not been determined yet. Shooting is expected to begin this fall and Melissa Rosenberg is currently writing the script.

"Bill Condon will direct both films starring , and along with as Charlie Swan as well as returning members of the Cullen Family including as Carlisle, as Esme, as Jasper, as Rosalie, as Alice and as Emmett," the statement reads.

The story will follow Bella Swan after she has made a decision between her intense passion for Edward Cullen and her profound connection to Jacob Black. Additionally, "Breaking Dawn" is said to illuminate "the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions."

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