There Are More Twilight Films on the Way

October 1, 2014 5:26 PM

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If you assumed you wouldn’t have to think about Twilight again until at least 2024, when the franchise would be rebooted with Vivienne Jolie-Pitt as Bella (Zuma Rossdale as Edward), you were off by a little less than a decade. Tuesday night, Lionsgate said that it is partnering with Twilight author Stephenie Meyer on a series of short films, which will premiere next year exclusively . . . on Facebook. Yes, a clip of a vampire swimming by a glacier or chopping a tree with his eyes (those are typical vampire activities, right?) will now share space with the results of your cousin’s “What Friends Character Am I?” quiz and an album of 15 potential headshots posted by your college roommate’s actor boyfriend.

The venture—titled The Storytellers—New Creative Voices of the Twilight Saga—is being referred to as a “multiphase contest,” as at least five different female filmmakers will be selected to direct the shorts, which will focus on characters from the world of Twilight who did not appear in the first f...

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