Twilight Cast Signs For ‘Midnight Sun’ Movies

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It’s a bittersweet year for Warner Bros. as this summer will see the end of the Harry Potter franchise. There are simply no more books to make movies out of. Come next fall and Summit Entertainment will be facing a similar issue with their incredibly successful Twilight franchise as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 hits theaters to end the series.

The only difference between the situations these two film franchises are facing is that there actually is another Twilight book, albeit an unfinished one. That’s not stopping Summit from bringing back Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) and the rest of the cast for more films, based off of Stephanie Meyers’ Midnight Sun.

Summit Entertainment announced today, April 1st, that they’ve finalized negotiations for the principal cast, who will return for a hefty $20 million each for two more Twilight movies. David Slade (Eclipse), who’s recently had his name associated with Twentieth Century Fox’s Daredevil reboot, will return to direct both. Melissa Rosenberg has written all of the series screenplays to date and will return to pen Midnight Sun. Like Breaking Dawn, Midnight Sun will be split into two parts and they will be shot together.

For those unfamiliar with the story behind Midnight Sun, it was meant to be a retelling of Twilight with a neat twist of it being from the perspective of Edward Cullen as opposed to Bella Swan. Unfortunately for fans and for Meyer, the 12-chapter draft was leaked online and this demotivated the author from continuing. The 12 chapters were later released to fans for free and Meyer said she would one day return to finish it after not hearing about it for two years. Perhaps that time has come, or perhaps Summit just paid her a chunk of Twilight Eclipse’s record-breaking midnight opening box office haul.

There’s been a lot of talk as to what’s next after Breaking Dawn for the studio, even to the point of potential spin-off rumors that could explore the stories of secondary characters. It only makes sense that they first mine every existing piece of Twilight lore before creating original scripts.

[Click to See The First 'Midnight Sun' Poster]

Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner) didn’t get much screentime in Twilight but we can expect him to be written in for a lot more for Edward’s version of the story.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 hits theaters November 18, 2011 and Part 2 releases November 16, 2012.


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  1. Stephany Meyer, you are the most terrific, outstanding educator that I have ever listened to. You inspire me in so many ways that are just unforgettable. Please continue this twilight saga. I am sure that your other books are so amazing as well but your fans are what are important right? Well they would appreciate it if you would continue. You have inspired me to write a book of my own and I hope to have the powerful skills you have. I love you Stephany and I can’t wait to read midnight sun!!!!!! :)

  2. tbh…
    dis stuff is crazy, stephanie should’ve kept ha book a little more private!@!!!!
    i culd feel u like gettin not motivated any more but, den about ya fans bruh….
    before i even watched the twilight series movies i had 2 read da books 2 ubdastand wat was goin on…..
    but any ways stephanie keep do wat u doin becuz if u think about it it doesn’t make sense to direct a movie without a book

    <3 <3
    - briezy

  3. Hay my name is Kelcie I am 13 years old and I did not like Reding one bit . But as soon as I picked up your twilight series I could not put it down . I love twilight ! Its the most awesome books ever ! I know it does not sound like Much for 1 little girl to tell you how much I love your books but I hope you know I will always love your books no matter what ! I know you are not that inspired to wright any more twilight books because someone got a private copy of the book and youare right that is totally uncalled for .I think who ever did that fan or not should never have done that but pleas don’t let that stop you !! You are the best author ever !! U inspired me to read and I can’t believe I M saying this but I M getting better grades now . Your books have helped inspired me to read . Thank you stephine Meyers ! God bless you and pleas pleas pleas make midnight sun . I saw you posted the first part of the chapter and I have to say ……I LOVE IT !!!! I love twilight and I know u still do deep down . You are an awesome author and I am just so happy I found your books because if I did not I probily would still be a bad reader. And I know I might not be able to chang your mind but ………I don’t know ….pleas make more books . Ur awesome . And I know how you feel ,someone invaded you personal privacy and that should of never happened . But you have a great gift pleas continue useingyour gift . I was getting so much into twilight and then all the sudden I hear someone did this to you and I was soooo upset I literally started to cry .I know how hard it is to keep going on after that but ………I believe you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!pleas pleas pleas 100000 times pleas make more ! And wow I written alought . I love your books pleas continue to make more god bless you from your BIGGEST fan Kelcie <3<3<3 :)

    • Kelcie,

      I think that it is wonderful that you are reading but, please don’t stop reading because an author has her own personal issues find a new series and find other authors that continue to inspire you to read!! I know for a fact that there are other authors that come really close to this type of book.

      I was inspired by you to go back to reading myself so thank you for helping someone yourself.

      Blessings to you!!:)

  4. Hey its me again I know it according on how you feel when you wright twilight but pleas pleas do it fpe us we love you and we love twilight . And when the books and movies co.e out I will be the first one in line to get the choppy and I will support you the whole way !! I love stephine Meyers ! Your an awesome author ! I will do everything I can to make a difference and make you feel better ! I hope you enjoy twilight just as much as your twilight fan are enjoying it . Keep doing what your doing because I know you will be happy at the end of the day because you made a difference in a little girls life . You gave me the happy ness and joy of reading and watching you twilight series !

  5. i love the movies but i haven’t read the books yet and i will but in my opinion i think you should do the 6th movie about Jacob and Renesmae on how he imprinted on her and make it there movie!!!!

    • I agree with you

  6. Looks like it’s about time for these to come out.

  7. Looks like the Twilight cast and Stephenie Meyer all need some money again.

  8. Didn’t Robert Pattinson hate the Twilight films? Guess not enough to prevent him from coming back for a paycheck.

  9. Hey this is monika.I was generally not intrusted in readiding any kind of novels or short stories but by reading twilight i compleately changed my attitude towards it.After reading twilight i could not keep myself from reading other parts or seeing all those movies. I am reall geateful for stephen meyer for such an outstanding work nd i really admire her for whatever she is..
    I really feel sorry for what happened about midnight sun.. but still i wish u should continue it.. there are many people waiting eagerly for u(only u) to compleate it just like me..
    I really wish to kick their butt whoever have leaked midnight sun..,so leave about them for me and cheer up and continue your work.
    Luv u stephen..

  10. Dear Ms. Meyer’s,
    I have to say as a Grandmother, I absolutely Loved your Twilight Series. I have read all the books, seen all the movies, own all of them, and have to say PLEASE carry on with this series. It has to be good for at least two more books and movies. I want to see their Daughter and Jacob toghter and in love. Her have a baby part Vamp part wolf. plus all the rest of the cast! Don’t stop now PLEASE!


  12. Î. Love twilight.

  13. I really wish you would finish the next sequel to Midnight Sun..I own all 5 & it would be nice to own Midnight Sun.As a fan of the first 5 I really would liketo see this one to.
    Love & Blessings

  14. Please continue writing. My name is gaby. I go to a small Jewish school, with 3 others in my grade. I have a small social life. I never read anything. I always found books very boring. One day, something told me to read twilight. It was really good. I went out of my way to buy the whole sereis, and i promise, ever since then, (and that was months ago) i havent gone a day without reading part of your books. I watched all the movies. But i never knew of the short second life of bree tanner, untill i saw it at the library. I imedietly took it out and started reading it. I loved that, too. One day, i was looking up twilight quotes. I saw one i did not reconize. I looked up where it was from, and it said “midnight Sun” i assumed it was another book you had written. I looked for it on amazon, but i didnt see any results. Two days ago, my sister asked me if i could write a fanfiction about Twilight. I said no, because i didnt want to mess up the perfect job you did. But my sister convinced me to write something, but i didnt post it. I decided to re write Twilight in Edward’s Point Of View. I stayed up till 4 in the morning, writing by hand. When i got to the point where he left for alaska, I wanted to know if he went to Tanya and her family. So i searched “where do tanya kate and iran live?” i got some hits on midnight sun, something about tanya thimking edward returned her feelings for him. So i was very suprised that this Midnight sun was about edward. I went to the library, where the librarian told me Midnight sun wasnt published. I didnt understand why. I went home rather disapointed, where i learned that you didnt want to continue. I dont think its fair that a fan posted your private writing. But are you really going to let 1 stupid fan ruin thousands of peoples lives? Honestly, Please continue. This is my life right now.

  15. hi how r u actually i am writing this post u to inform how great ur works is!after reading ur novels i cant stand by any other the way u define character and do justice with them make one reading the book part of the event.
    if god ask me my last will it would be to read the gre8 stepheni twilight serires of edward version
    pls pls complete ur book its not necessary who published ur work on net but no one can complete the remaining part of book only u can reach 2 our hearts
    love divya

    • Is she gonna still make the movies and the book its been a long time and the characters are getting old and change let alone roberts realionship with kristen in real life. I mean no hate love the books and movies and all but just wondering

  16. Dear Stephenie♡I will honestly be so depressed if midnight sun doesn’t come out, the twilight series is my definite favorite book series (and this is coming from a girl that reads EVERY book religiously!) the twilight series changed my perspective on life, I love the whole aspect of the books. I personally feel like I’m in the books and that the books are a part of me, Stephenie if you honestly don’t want to write the fifth book please do not feel pressured to do so but also please consider and think of all the lives & imaginations that your book has created for all of your fans and readers.
    With all love sincerely, Lauren Christina♡

  17. I think that is awesome I cannot wait to the book come out and I can not wait until they make movies I hope they more movies like how they did it Twilight freakin Renesmee and Jacob story is going to be sick

  18. I absolutely loved the books and the movies. I can’t wait till Midnight Sun comes out. But have been wondering, would all the cast from the Twilight movies be back in the new Midnight Sun ?

  19. hye this is shruti…and iv read all twlight novels and iv seen all the movies of it tooo.I cant wait to c the midnight sun release.i hope it ll get released soon.uffcrse stephene meyer’s fans cannot stop hoping that she publishes the novel soon and also that in midnight sun the same actors come back…:)

  20. This is a lie read the date that is giving on the agreement April 1st it’s April fools..

  21. WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO NOT BELIVE THIS IT IS VERY FAKE! I mean don’t get me wrong I love the series but if u look at the pic it says APRIL FOOLS! DONT BELIVE IT U WILL GET MAD!

  22. Hello my mate! I want to say that this information is brilliant, wonderful composed obtainable with roughly most essential infos. I would like to seem additional articles this way .

  23. i really like the twilight saga books. just give the writer has private so that she can finish the book in peace.

  24. June 2008 Update: In response to the outrageous number of emails that I have received with questions concerning Midnight Sun, I talked to Stephenie this weekend and she asked me to let everyone know that Midnight Sun is her next project. She has not yet finished writing it (and there is no timeline set up, so we all need to put a lot of effort into being patient for a while longer), but she is definitely still planning on having it published. And, after Breaking Dawn comes out, Stephenie will have much more time to focus on writing Midnight Sun.

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