First chapter of 'Twilight' finale set for Nov. 18, 2011

Summit Entertainment is rounding out the cast of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” with Olga Fonda, Janelle Froehlich, Masami Kosaka, Sebastian Lemos, Amadou Ly, Ty Olsson, Wendell Pierce and Carolina Virguez.

Summit recently signed Michael Sheen to reprise his role as a vampire leader and announced more than a dozen other castings for vampire roles including Omar Metwally and Lee Pace.

Bill Condon is directing “Breaking Dawn,” based on the final tome in the series, in two parts. Book centers on the mortal Bella (Kristen Stewart) marrying the vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella giving birth to a half-vampire, half-human daughter.

Summit’s splitting the final film in two, with the first set to open Nov. 18, 2011, and the final on Nov. 16, 2012. Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt and Meyer are producing, with scribe Melissa Rosenberg adapting each installment.

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