Twilight fans are getting some welcomed news this week: the fourth novel of the vampire series Breaking Dawn will be split into two movies according to a press release sent out by Summit Entertainment.
Academy Award-winner Bill Condon will direct both films and many of the franchise’s familiar faces will return.
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner along with Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, and Kellan Lutz will be reprising their roles.
Melissa Rosenberg will once again write the screenplays for the film adaptations and author Stephenie Meyers will be on hand to help as a producer.
The next film in the installment — The Twilight Saga: Eclipse — will be released in theaters on June 30.