Official ‘Breaking Dawn’ Plot Synopsis

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It’s highly unlikely that there are a large number of Twihards out there who have not yet read author Stephenie Meyer’s novel The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn less than half a dozen times already.

An official plot synopsis has been released for both halves of Breaking Dawn, the finale in the blockbuster teen-vampire-shapeshifter romance franchise, and should offer insight into the plot for those few that are Twilight movie fans only.

Read on for Summit Entertainment’s official description of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (note: there are SPOILERS ahead):

In the highly anticipated next chapter of the blockbuster ‘The Twilight Saga’, the newfound married bliss of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

After their wedding, Bella and Edward travel to Rio de Janeiro for their honeymoon, where they finally give in to their passions. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal.

But the arrival of their remarkable daughter, Renesmee, sets in motion a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, the fearsome council of vampire leaders, setting the stage for an all-out battle.

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Oscar-winner Bill Condon is directing both halves of Breaking Dawn and has assembled an impressive creative team to help realize the Twilight finale on the big screen. While it seems that Breaking Dawn won’t be shot in 3D (post-production conversion is still an option), both Part 1 and Part 2 are surefire box office hits and will make back their production costs several times over – regardless of whether or not they are shown only in 2D.

Pretty much everyone now knows whether they are fans of the moody, supernatural fantasy series or if the mere mention of “Team Edward” makes their skin crawl. Twilight fans love the franchise, which has more than its share of detractors who are adamant about their stance – so we’ll just leave it at that.

Breaking Dawn: Part 1 arrives in theaters in the U.S. on November 18th, 2011. Part 2 will not be released until a year later on November 16th, 2012.

Source: Summit Entertainment

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  1. do i really need to say it

    no one here cares

    • nowhereman.

      $690 million for the last film ALONE says different, bud. 8)


      • Just to clarify, please do not mistake comments submitted by “nowhereman” attributable to me… I guess anyone can use any name

        • besides the fact that twilight is a film for preteen girls and their moms, not the typical film nerd you find here…

          hey another Nowhereman, whats up?

          • If Twilight is indeed only for “preteen girls and their moms”, why are you taking time out of your stellar life to comment on something that is apparently below you? Sounds like a waste of time for someone such as yourself. Don’t you have better things to do with your time than to pick on poor preteen girls and their mommies?

            • I completely agree. ;O

              • i’m just saying news for twilight isnt buzz worthy enough for this site, maybe i give you guys too much credit.

                • WTF? Bella is pregnant at that young age? Oh hell no….that sends bad messages everywhere o_O

                  • Ricky…

                    NOW you get one the major criticisms levelled against the “Twilight” books…besides the creepiness factor of a one hundred year-old-PLUS vampire lusting after (and watching in her sleep) a teenage girl… :P

                • It may not be “buzz worthy” enough for you, but obiviously others feel different.

                • nowhereman,

                  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: You don’t HAVE to read every article on this site. You can change skip over anything that doesn’t interest you.



                  • I believe the poster your answering to used to call himself NOWHEREDAN…once again, I would ask that his comments and views are not looked upon as being posted by me. Thanx.

                • Please go back to using your NOWHEREDAN handle, bubba…I’ve been a regular on this site for years and don’t apreciate your ruffling feathers while using mu handle…Thanx.

                  • oh SNAP!

                • Yes AFTER she married. There is nothing wrong with that at all.

  2. Well, I do. But maybe I’m a no one. I’m cool with that.

  3. Then why look?

  4. hopefully(as opposed to the book) there will actually be a battle in the “all out battle” section instead of just talking and preparing to fight

  5. “After their wedding, Bella and Edward travel to Rio de Janeiro for their honeymoon, where they finally give in to their passions. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal.”

    It’s a shame that Stephenie Meyer completely skipped over the scene where they ‘finally give into their passions.’ I read the entire series hoping for a mature handling of that scene and I got a cop out. The rest of the book reads like bad fan-fiction.

    And yet I’ll still be seeing this movie because I just can’t stop now. Robert Pattinson just looks so good as Edward Cullen and I can’t say no to Michael Sheen. His Aro is what I’m really looking forward too.

    • Seeing as the fan base was 15 year-old girls, I can see why she did skip the “passion”

      • @ foopher: I had just turned 18 when I first read “Twilight.” Seeing as I was a target audience (as Bella is 17) I just assumed that Meyer would mature her character along with the audience. Instead as the audience became less mature so did Meyer’s writing. It was just disappointing.

        • @Jessie: actually Bella turned 18 in New Moon.

          • @ Sycolx: Yeah… she does. That would make her 17 in “Twilight.” Like I said before.

  6. They travel to Isle Esme, not Rio de Janeiro. Bot other then that, KEWLIO!

    • But i guss will have to settel for The Vampire Dairies it has more action than Twilight!!!!

  7. Im not even aloud to see Breaking dawn!!!!

  8. Plot synopsis? What? Shouldn’t the plot be uhm… the book?

    • that one baffled me too. but i guess like the Harry Potter movie, something has to be said as to where the book splits in two.

      • I know it all 8-)

  9. Never read the books but I do enjoy the films to an extent. I guess I’m a member of team edward. I’m not counting down the days for this but I do look forward to this.

  10. Uh. I don’t know if I should say this….but….BELLA DIES!

    (She totally does, though. She joins the rank of the undead, correct…?)

    • Yeah, the part in the synopsis above saying that Edward grants her wish and makes her a vampire pretty much lets that one out of the bag! lol Still, plot wise, any of this is hardly a secret. However, I’m interested to know how far they’ll go with the complete “blood bath” that’s the birth scene? Personally I liked Twilight as a book AND a film (female director was just right for it), hated New moon as both book and film (how can you have such poor special effects for wolves TEN YEARS after Lord of the Rings did similar so much better?)…not bothered to read further or see the next film as my wife keeps me posted on the rest! Yes, I am not a teenage girl, I am a middle aged man with two children and a 10 year marriage….not the target audience for the books or films perhaps?

      • lol.more power to you.cant wait till the movie comes out,hoaping it wont be a dissipointment.cutting a lot of the scenes realy killed the first one fore me,hoap it wont happen this time.

  11. Vampires Suck the movie was awsome!!!!!

  12. New moon was not so good as Eclipse had more action!!!!Im not even aloud to see Breaking dawn and im 10 years-old!!!!

  13. Dear God, why?

  14. I am so mad that Bearking dawn is rated R.My friend says that Breaking dawn is not rated R.Someone please tell me if Breaking dawn is rated R!!!

    • They are not going to make it rated R. That would eliminate the majority of the target audience. The first 3 were PG-13. BD will be PG-13.

  15. OH THANKYOU June72!!!

  16. i absolutly love twilight its awesome but its not everyones cup of tea i guess i just dnt think they r gonna do the book justice in the film :(

  17. same here Rachel.this one kid in my clas is crazy for twilight and he loves every acter and its i act like i dont like twilight because in my class nobody likes twilight

  18. aww wel u shouldnt feel like that if u like something u dnt have to tel anyone and scream it from the rooftops lol at the end of the day there is nothing wrong with likin twlight my boyfriend watches it with me and he likes it and hes 24 so dnt be ashamed of it :D

  19. Your right im come out ot my shell!!!Thank u so much!!!oh yea coming out my shell is an idiom…

  20. Twilight is awsome

  21. breaking dawn rocks! haa haa