Reviewed By DiMarkco Chandler
Comic-con was the scene where almost two dozen cast members of the last installment of the Twilight Saga met to party. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were noticeably missing from the list that included Judi Shekoni, Amadou Ly, J.D. Pardo, Marisa Quinn, Valorie Curry, Stephenie Meyer, Jackson Rathbone, Mia maestro, Angela Sarafyan, Jonelle Froehlich, Erik Odom, Marlane Barnes, Joe Anderson and many others.
One question that did not come up was if the fifth and final edition of The Twilight Saga, “Breaking Dawn Part 2,” scheduled to be released into U.S. movie theaters on November 16, 2012 will close out the series. In other words, have producers pigeon holed themselves by billing Part 2 as the final edition of a five-series saga? Recently, rumors have picked up steam suggesting that that’s not an accurate statement. On January 13, 2012, The Vancouver Sun announced that Lions Gate Entertainment Co. purchased Summit Entertainment LLC for $412.5 million in cash and stock, uniting two of Hollywood’s largest independent studios. On January 16, 2012, National Post reported that Lions Gage’s chief executive Jon Feltheimer, will likely continue past the last book of the series. The decision seems quite logical, especially since interest in the series does not appear to have waned. In fact, statistics indicate that the saga enjoys a growing audience that spans across a large demographic network.
It is not only possible but also logical for producers to build upon the so-called final installment and re-focus the series on Jacob and Bella’s daughter Renesmee. The logic here seems quite palpable, especially since “Breaking Dawn Part 2″ is primarily about saving Renesmee from the wrath of Volturi, the ancient vampire council.
Moreover, since Jacob has a strong connection with Renesmee, the door can easily be left open for a continuation of their future.
The finale will come down to a showdown between Edward’s family, with all the international vampires he can recruit and allied with Jacob’s pack of wolves, again the ruling vampire council.
No longer is the story about the love between Edward and Bella as it attempts to reflect feature a good against evil narrative. It’s an interesting theme, especially when vampires and werewolves are on the side of good.
With the special effects and action promising to be breathtaking, it will be difficult to wait until the movie opens up in theaters this fall, but what else can you do except feed upon the juicy tidbits of press releases that share small nuggets of the movie’s plot once a month?