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The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Confirmed As Opening Panel Comic-Con 2012

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson at Comic-Con 2011

It might be best to start queuing now folks.

Summit Entertainment has confirmed that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will be the opening panel in Hall “H” at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego on Thursday, July 12.

And if the 7 million viewers that powered the recently released BD – Part 2 teaser into Yahoo’s record breaking books are anything to go by, an appearance at Comic-Con will be heavily attended by saga fans.

A press release at Twilight Lexiconrevealed, Summit Entertainment will show “exclusive footage” from Breaking Dawn – Part 2 as well as the usual “cast and filmmaker Q&A session.”

That “filmmaker” is almost certainly director Bill Condon, although it could also mean the film’s producers. It’s not yet been confirmed whether the series literary creator Stephenie Meyer will be there, or which cast members.

Undoubtedly fans will be hoping Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson will put in an appearance, but right now the place settings are anyone’s guess.

Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will also be featured at the Summit Entertainment booth at the convention. The press release promises,“Those who stop by will have the chance to attend autograph signings, participate in contests and collect free giveaways all weekend long.”

Held from July 12 –15, Comic Con is usually an uproarious event with appearances from a variety of pop culture shows, comics, books and, of course, studios promoting their upcoming movies.

Past Comic-Cons featuring The Twilight Saga cast have been massive hits with fans. If 2012 will be your first time in San Diego, take a look at some of that past action below for an idea of what to expect.


The Twilight cast at Comic-Con in 2008.

Some of the cast and The Twilight Saga: New Moon director Chris Weitz at Comic-Con in 2009

Some of the cast and director Bill Condon promoting Breaking Dawn – Part 1 at Comic-con in 2011

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Mackenzie Foy, Peter Facinelli, Michael Sheen, Ashley Greene, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Billy Burke and Dakota Fanning, and hits theaters November 16.

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2 Responses to “The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Confirmed As Opening Panel Comic-Con 2012”

  1. Barbara Louise Allen Condrey

    Personally, I think Kristin Stewart had blown it…..The movie series has kind of a special thing about it…and now she has done something to bring negative stuff to all involved…the Par 2 is coming out…it complicates everything for the Director etc for the openings or anywhere the two stars would appear. What a disappointment Kristin is…she should have had a little respect for the man..the mans wife and kids…her director etc…and Robert Pattison. If you are bored…break up for gosh sakes.