‘Breaking Dawn’ Leaked Photos Leave Studio ‘Heartbroken’

Summit Entertainment addresses the leaks in a statement on Facebook.

When very steamy photos of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) on their honeymoon hit the Web, they were pretty much immediately scrubbed from the internet.

The “Breaking Dawn” production photos, along with ones in which Bella appeared to have been through some sort of vampire transformation (her eyes were amber-colored) had fans drooling for more and left the studio fuming mad.

“As some of you may know, pictures and screen grabs of ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ as a work in progress have leaked on the Internet. We are extremely proud of this film and also extremely heartbroken to see it out there at this stage,” reads a Facebook message from Summit Entertainment. “The film and these images are not yet ready or in their proper context. They were illegally obtained and their early dissemination is deeply upsetting to the actors, the filmmakers and Summit who are working so hard to bring these movies to fruition to you in November 2011 and November 2012.”

The letter, signed by author Stephenie Meyer, director Bill Condon, producer Wyck Godfrey and Summit Entertainment, asks that the photos no longer be shared online. “Please, for those who are posting, stop. And please, though the temptation is high, don’t view or pass on these images. Wait for the film in its beautiful, finished entirety to thrill you.”

Summit released a photo of Bella clutching feathers in bed last November, and when a pic of Edward and Bella in bed together hit the Net, fans immediately went bananas.

The whole ordeal made Pattinson chuckle . “It’s always awkward, in a way, doing it with anybody,” he admitted to MTV News about having to shoot sex scenes. “But at the same time … it really depends on how it’s staged and stuff. It’s like doing Twister.”

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