We knew that Breaking Dawn Part 1 is coming out November 18, 2011. Now we know how long we're gonna have to wait for the second part. Summit announced the news via twitter Tuesday:
EXCLUSIVE! You're the first to hear that THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 will open in theatres November 16, 2012!A few hours later Greg over at HitFix, wrote up a really good article on the reason it was scheduled that way:
It appears the summer release experiment for "The Twilight Saga" was not as successful as Summit Entertainment had hoped.
The Los Angeles Times agreed, and questioned how fans will react to such a long wait between part 1, and 2:
We were already a little perplexed that the first "Breaking Dawn" was being held for November 2011, putting nearly a 1-1/2 years between installments. With this announcement it's clear what Summit is thinking: Stick with the autumn and avoid the summer.And while Summit is said to be considering doing at least one of the sequels in 3D, Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Bill Condon is against the idea:
Will the final installment be in 3-D? Summit says a decision has yet to be made, but sources say director Bill Condon and Co. are opting to NOT go for a third dimension.Finally our favorite headline came from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
"The world may not end in 2012 but the "Twilight" franchise will -- on Nov. 16, 2012, to be exact.
Deep. So do you think it's too long of a wait between sequels? Share your thoughts!