David Slade to direct third Twilight series ‘Eclipse’April 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): British film director David Slade has been hired by Summit Entertainment to direct the third film of the Twilight Saga, ‘Eclipse’.
The announcement was made by Summit on April 22 after months of speculation over who would direct the movie, which has a release date of June 30, 2010, reports Variety.
Summit Entertainment has opted to have different directors directing the “Twilight” movies, with Chris Weitz replacing “Twilight” director Catherine Hardwicke on “New Moon”.
Melissa Rosenberg, who penned the “Twilight” and “New Moon” scripts, has been writing “Eclipse”, in which Bella is forced to choose between Edward and Jacob. (ANI)
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