Summit Entertainment has set a release date for the Twilight sequel. New Moon, based on the second book of the series by Stephenie Meyer, will open on November 20, 2009 — one year after the debut of the first movie. Twilight has earned over $150 million to date. Summit also announced that Chris Weitz, who directed The Golden Compass, will step in as director. The following description for New Moon has been released: Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated by the abrupt departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), but her spirit is rekindled by her growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob Black. Suddenly, she finds herself drawn into the world of the werewolves, ancestral enemies of the vampires, and finds her loyalties tested.