Good news for Twihards! It has been two years since the fifth
and last installment of the Twilight Saga hit the big screen. The
Twilight fans have been really upset as their favourite on-screen
pair Robert Pattinson and Kristen
Stewart will not delight them anymore.
Well, it is time to cheer up as Twihards will get to see the
reunion of favorite vampires and werewolves but on a smaller
According to The New York Times, Lions Gate and author
Stephenie Meyer announced today that they have plans to select five
aspiring female directors to make short films based on Twilight
characters. And guess what, Kristen Stewart will be a part of the
panel for selecting the aspiring female directors. The panelists
also include Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Julie
Bowen, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, film producer Cathy
Schulman and 'Frozen' director Jennifer Lee.
The mini-movies, financed by Lions Gate will be shown
exclusively on social networking site, Facebook. "We think Facebook
is a great way for us to introduce the world of ‘Twilight' to a
whole new audience while re-energizing existing fans," Michael
Burns, Lions Gate's vice chairman, said in an interview.
Now the savviest studio marketers are using Facebook, Tumblr,
YouTube and other online platforms to keep their fans
"This is the just the beginning - a template, if you will," Mr.
Burns added. "You can probably guess what might be coming next." So
is Hunger Games the next in their mind?