'Breaking Dawn' to be broken into 2 films

LOS ANGELES The first installment of the wildly popular vampire franchise based on Stephenie Meyer's books, is due out in November of 2011. The second part will be out some time later.

/*Kristen Stewart*/, /*Robert Pattinson*/ and /*Taylor Lautner*/ will all be returning. Scripts are currently being written for the celebrities. Production is set to begin this fall.

Bill Condon, who won an /*Oscar*/ for the screenplay of his 1999 film "Gods and Monsters," will direct both movies. He also directed "Kinsey" and "Dreamgirls" and produced the 2009 /*Academy Awards*/ ceremony with Hugh Jackman as host.

Meanwhile, the third installment, "Eclipse," opens June 30.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

Your feedback is important to us! Please complete a brief survey so we may continue to improve abc7.com

Copyright © 2020 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.