Summit Entertainment, the company behind the Twilight movies issued a press release today in which they announced that they are taking legal action against Daiana Santia an Argentine hacker who released images and unfinished footage of Twilight: Breaking Dawn.
Last Spring the company urged users to avoid viewing or passing on images that had leaked onto the internet, especially scenes of Bella and Edward in bed.
The release states that:
“Civil actions in the United States and Argentina name Daiana Santia, along with others, as being involved in stealing photographs, unfinished images and video from both parts of the yet to be released The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn which first appeared on the internet of March 31 of this year.”
The release goes on to quote David C. Friedman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Summit Entertainment:
“While we very much appreciate the legions of committed fans of the franchise and encourage them to create community online, we cannot ignore that property was stolen,” while he added, “It is not fair to the majority of fans that want to see the final chapter of The Twilight Saga film franchise fully realized the filmmaker and dedicated cast and crew to have these images out and available on the internet.”
Breaking Dawn — Part 1 will hit theaters on Nov. 18.
In the menatime, if you have your heart set on knowing more about the Breaking Dawn movie you can check out the video below where director Bill Condon talks about what fans can expect.