THE TWILIGHT FOREVER FAN EXPERIENCE KIcks Off In New York On Nov. 3rd & 4th
Summit Entertainment and Planet Hollywood International have joined together to create The Twilight Forever Fan Experience, a unique event commemorating the fifth anniversary of The Twilight Saga’s original theatrical debut and the eagerly anticipated November 5th launch of Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray and DVD.
The festivities will kick off Sunday, November 3rd with a two-day celebration featuring exclusive events for fans in New York City.
The Twilight Forever Fan Experience begins with a marathon screening of all five films in Summit’s Twilight Saga franchise, including the extended version of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 which will screen theatrically for the first time ever.The event starts at 9:00 a.m. on November 3rd at New York’s Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 Cineplex (247 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036), and also features special appearances (to be announced), exclusive prizes and giveaways.
On Monday, November 4th, Planet Hollywood Times Square (1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036) will host an exclusive fan celebration to unveil its new Twilight Forever Fan Experience exhibit, where props from all of the films—including Bella’s wedding dress, Edward’s tuxedo and Jacob’s motorcycle—will be on display to the public. The evening event encompasses musical performances and special guest appearances (to be announced), fan contests (to be announced), photo opportunities and exclusive prizes and giveaways.
Below is the timeline of The Twilight Forever Fan Experience (times and events subject to change):
Sunday, November 3 – Twilight Forever Fan Experience Marathon
|Location:||Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 Cineplex, 247 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036|
|Films include:||Twilight (122 minutes)|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon (130 minutes)|
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (124 minutes)|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Extended Edition (124 minutes)|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (115 minutes)|
Monday, November 4 – Twilight Forever Fan Experience Exhibit Launch
|Location:||Planet Hollywood, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036|
|Appearances & Events: TBA|
Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga encompasses all five films, over 2 hours of brand new exclusive content and over 10 hours of every special feature ever created for the multi-billion dollar franchise. The ultimate collector’s set, this is an immersive experience for every Twilight fan to recapture and relive the most epic romance of the century. Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga is available as a 10-disc Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet) set for the suggested retail price of $74.99, and as a 12-disc DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet) set for $64.98, both debuting November 5, 2013 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE company.
THE TWILIGHT SAGA film series stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner and tells the story of 17-year-oldBella 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 storyTwilight, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, was released November 20, 2009, followed by the third installment The Twilight Saga: Eclipse on June 30, 2010. The final two installments, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 & 2, were released on November 18, 2011 and November 16, 2012 respectively.
All films, which together grossed more than$3.3 billion at the worldwide box office, were written by Melissa Rosenberg based on the novels in author Stephenie Meyer’s”Twilight” series.