‘Breaking Dawn’ To Debut As High As $125M

EXCLUSIVE: The international rollout starts Wednesday. But I’ve just learned that an internal Summit Entertainment estimate puts this weekend’s domestic opening of Breaking Dawn Part 1 at $110 million to $125 million. That will make this fourth film in the Twilight … Read More »

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‘Twilight’ Trailer Preview: ‘Breaking Dawn — Part 1′

For Twilight fans who can’t wait until the full one is released Tuesday, here’s Summit’s short snippet of the Breaking Dawn — Part 1 trailer, with a newlywed Bella in peril.

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Taylor Lautner Making 8-Figures Per Movie; Will Produce & Star In 2 Studio Tentpoles During 2011; Now Casting His Love Interest

EXCLUSIVE: I’ve learned that the Taylor Lautner juggernaut continues in Hollywood as this 18-year-old Twilight Saga action star and teen heartthrob just keeps booking movie after movie. Last year’s highest paid teenage actor (for a reported $7.5 million pay day in Universal’s Stretch ArmstrongRead More »

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Summit Threatens Litigation Over ‘Twilight’ “Misrepresentations”

EXCLUSIVE: Failure may be an orphan in Hollywood, but success has many fathers. I’ve learned that Summit Entertainment has sent a letter threatening legal action if this NYC-based businessman continues to “misrepresent that he’s involved in the ownership, management, decision-making, and operations” of Summit. Last time the studio warned him, he was claiming involvement with Summit’s New Moon and Breaking Dawn movies in the Twilight saga. Read the letter and the emails: Read More »

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‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Casts Secondary Roles

Mike Fleming

Summit Entertainment announced today that the following actors have been cast in supporting roles in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Shot back to back by director Bill Condon, the films will be released November 18, 2011 and the second comes to theatres on November 16, 2012. Summit isn’t revealing what … Read More »

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Casting Update: Twilight’s ‘Breaking Dawn’

By | Wednesday October 13, 2010 @ 2:38pm PDT

Summit Entertainment announced today the following have been cast in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN for roles in The Amazon Coven, The Egyptian Coven, The Irish Coven and The Romanian Coven as well as the American and European Nomads as outlined below.

THE AMAZON COVEN

The Amazon Coven is comprised of Tracey Heggins as Senna and Judi Shekoni as Zafrina.

Among the oldest vampires in the world, Senna and Zafrina are descendants of an ancient Amazonian tribe. They have lived outside of civilization for centuries and therefore make no attempt to keep up a human facade. Though they drink human blood, the Amazons have long been allies of Carlisle.

· Higgins is represented by Framework Entertainment; Shekoni is represented by Visionary Entertainment as well as Venture IAB in the US and International Artistes in the UK.

THE EGYPTIAN COVEN

The Egyptian Coven is comprised of:
Omar Metwally (RENDITION, MUNICH) as Amun.
Andrea Gabriel (Lost, House) as Kebi.
Rami Malek (NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM) as Benjamin.
Angela Sarafyan (LOVE HURTS, THE GOOD GUYS) as Tia.

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‘Twilight Saga’: New Blood From ‘Taken’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Maggie Grace will play a new vampire threat to Kristen Stewart’s Bella in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.  Grace, who played Liam Neeson’s in-distress daughter in Taken, will play the role of Irina in the final installments of the … Read More »

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Next Twilight Saga ‘Breaking Dawn’ To Film In Baton Rouge & Vancouver

Summit Entertainment’s THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN will be filmed in both Louisiana’s Baton Rouge and Canada’s Vancouver over the next year starting this fall. The Stephenie Meyer novel will be released as two separate films starting on November 18, 2011.

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