Dreamgirls director hired for final Twilight movie

Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart and Robert PattinsonSummit Entertainment officially announced this week that Dreamgirls director Bill Condon will take the helm of the much-anticipated Breaking Dawn, the fourth of the Twilight Saga movies. “I’m very excited to get the chance to bring the climax of this saga to life onscreen,” Condon said in a statement. “As fans of the series know, this is a one-of-a-kind book – and we’re hoping to create an equally unique cinematic experience.” Twilight author Stephenie Meyer was enthusiastic about the choice, saying in a statement, “I’m so thrilled that Bill wants to work with us. I think he’s going to be a great fit, and I’m excited to see what he does with the material.” The movie will begin filming in October.

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  1. Linda • May 3, 2010 @ 11:04 AM

    After the less than stellar direction of New Moon, I am glad they a director with some “chops”. Looking forward to the result.

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