New Moon, the sequel to the box office hit Twilight has been confirmed.
Summit Entertainment officially greenlit New Moon after Twilight box office sales generated $35.7 million from 3,419 plays on Friday, including $7 million from Thursday midnight shows.
There are four books in Stephenie Meyer’s series with Twilight being the first, and combined sales for the book series are more than 17 million copies worldwide.
According to Variety, New Moon is centered on Edward Cullen leaving Bella Swan in order to keep her safe from other vampires. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart play the leads in the film.
If you haven’t seen the movie yet, and want to get a taste for what the hype is all about, here’s the Twilight Trailer.