Dreamgirls director hired for final Twilight movie

By Alexandra Heilbron on April 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

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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