jueves, 23 de abril de 2009


Summit Entertaiment anuncio hoy que David Salde estará a cargo de dirigir Eclipse con el guion de Melissa Rosenber. Eclipse, el tercer film de la franquicia Twilight basado en los libros de Stephenie Meyer, se estrenara en cines en Norte América el 30 de Junio de 2010. El anuncio lo hizo Erik Feig, presidente de Summit.

Meyer declaró, “Estoy emocionada de que David Slade dirija Eclipse. Es un director visionario que tiene mucho que ofrecer a la franquicia. Desde el inicio hemos sido bendecido con directores talentosos, estoy muy feliz de que Eclipse no haya sido la excepción....

Feig dijo, “Eclipse es un libro muscular, rico y vivo y nosotros en Summit buscamos largo y tendido por un director que le hiciera justicia. Y creemos haber encontrado ese talento en David Salde, un director que ha sido capaz de crear mundos complejos. No podemos esperar por ver el Eclipse que dará a la vida y les de a las fans lo que han estado esperando en el verano de 2010.”

El Director Slade se dio a conocer con su trabajo en 2006 como director de la película ‘Hard Candy’ y dirigiendo en 2007 la película ’30 días de noche’ que fue la numero uno en taquillas a su primera semana en cines.

Directo desde la fuente (artículo de la web de Summit):


Los Angeles, CA April 22, 2009 — Summit Entertainment announced today that David Slade has been hired to direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE from a screenplay written by Melissa Rosenberg. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, the third film in the studio's TWILIGHT film franchise based on the Stephenie Meyer's blockbuster book series, will be released theatrically in North America on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. The announcement was made by Erik Feig, Summit's President of Production.

Meyer stated, "I am thrilled that David Slade will be directing ECLIPSE. He's a visionary filmmaker who has so much to offer this franchise. From the beginning, we've been blessed with wonderful directorial talent for the Twilight Saga, and I'm so happy that ECLIPSE will be carrying on with that tradition."

Feig said, "Stephenie Meyer's ECLIPSE is a muscular, rich, vivid book and we at Summit looked long and hard for a director who could do it justice. We believe we have found that talent in David Slade, a director who has been able to create complex, visually arresting worlds. We cannot wait to see the ECLIPSE he brings to life and brings to the fans eagerly awaiting its arrival in summer of 2010."

Filmmaker Slade came to prominence as a director for his work on 2006's engrossing film HARD CANDY starring Academy Award® Nominated actress Ellen Page as well as directing 2007's genre hit 30 DAYS OF NIGHT which opened to number one at the box office its first weekend of release.

In ECLIPSE, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob — knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

Slade is represented by William Morris Agency.

About the TWILIGHT film series
The TWILIGHT film series stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and tells the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan who moves to the small town of Forks, Washington to live with her father, and becomes drawn to Edward Cullen, a pale, mysterious classmate who seems determined to push her away. But neither can deny the attraction that pulls them together...even when Edward confides that he and his family are vampires.

The action-packed, modern day vampire love story and blockbuster success the first film in the series entitled TWILIGHT was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 grossing $69.6 million domestically during its first weekend. To date the film has grossed over $380 million worldwide. The second installment of the film franchise, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, will be released November 20, 2009.

Melissa Rosenberg, who wrote the scripts for both TWILIGHT and NEW MOON, is currently writing the script for ECLIPSE and continues to consult with TWILIGHT book series author Stephenie Meyer.

About Summit Entertainment LLC
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC plans to release 10 to 12 films annually.

1 comentario:

MiRiNdA dijo...

Woooh este director me encanta, ha dirigido por lo menos 3 videos a Muse: el de "Hyper Music", "Feeling Good" el de "Bliss" y el de "New Born" que yo sepa.

Es genial, aunk creo k el romance ya se quedo en la primer pelicula junto con Catherine...

Gracias Mith x las noticias :D