Just a day after "Twilight" fans got a look at the
"Yes, it's true," a source at Summit Entertainment confirmed to MTV News Friday evening (February 20). " 'The Twilight Saga's Eclipse' is dated for Wednesday, June 30, 2010."
The big news comes
"As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger," the plotline explains of the film based on Stephenie Meyer's "Eclipse" novel. "In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death."
The studio has been quick to point out that "New Moon" and "Eclipse" will not be shooting back-to-back, as franchises from "The Matrix" to "Lord of the Rings" have done in the past. The studio also has not chosen a director for "Eclipse," meaning that Chris Weitz's "New Moon" turn at the helm could be as singular as
As "Twilight" fans know, Meyer's final book, "Breaking Dawn," will most likely be made into a movie if the studio is going so far as to film the first three novels. Meyer has gone on record saying that she'd like "Breaking Dawn" to be
What's good and what's bad about the "Eclipse" release date?
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