THE TWILIGHT SAGA MARATHON COMING TO THEATERS IN NORTH AMERICA ON NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Celebration to Culminate with 10 p.m. Local Time Screenings of
THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2
SANTA MONICA, CA – September 10, 2012 – In celebration of the films from THE TWILIGHT SAGA series from the last four years, Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, will be working with its partners in theatrical exhibition to offer fans and moviegoers alike a chance to screen all of the films to date as part of a THE TWILIGHT SAGA movie-marathon. The marathon will take place on November 15, 2012 at theaters across North America. Additionally, to accommodate demand as well as making THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 available to moviegoers of many ages, the studio and its exhibition partners will release the newest film beginning with 10 p.m. screenings on November 15, 2012 at many local theaters. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 will then be released across North America and around the world via multiple show times on November 16, 2012.
Fans who purchase tickets for THE TWILIGHT SAGA marathon will be treated to seeing Bella, Edward, Jacob and the entire cast again on the big screen starting with the first film in the series culminating with the arrival of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2. Marathon ticket holders will also see exclusive interstitial content played between the films and a special event-only lanyard will also be given to marathon attendees to house their ticket.
More information regarding locations, screening times, and purchasing tickets will be announced soon.
About THE TWILIGHT SAGA
THE TWILIGHT SAGA film series stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner and tells the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan who moves to the small town of Forks, Washington to live with her father, and becomes drawn to Edward Cullen, a pale, mysterious classmate who seems determined to push her away. But neither can deny the attraction that pulls them together...even when Edward confides that he and his family are vampires. The action-packed, modern day vampire love story TWILIGHT, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON was released November 20, 2009 the third installment, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE was released June 30, 2010, and THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 was released on November 18, 2011.
The next and final chapter in THE TWILIGHT SAGA, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 is from Academy Award® winning director Bill Condon who directed both the first and second part of the two-part finale. The project, based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” series, was written by Melissa Rosenberg with Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt and Stephenie Meyer producing.
About Summit Entertainment
Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The company handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures.