Summit will bring an end to the Twilight franchise on November 16, 2012 with the second part of the Breaking Dawn adaptation. The first part will hit theaters on November 18, 2011. Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) is directing.
Spreading the two final films out by a year should help the property build even more of a following. Then again, it could also irritate Twihards who are already foaming at the mouth for the final installments.
Eclipse has raked in $288 million domestically since opening on June 30, and it opened only seven months after New Moon.