‘Twilight’ finale to be split into two films

'Breaking Dawn' to be released as two separate movies

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, the fourth and final book in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, will be released as two films, studio Summit Entertainment has confirmed.

The first instalment will be released on November 18 next year, and the second film will follow in 2012.

The cast’s stars, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will all reprise their roles, with Dreamgirls director Bill Condon set to helm both films, replacing Catherine Hardwicke.

The third film in the Twilight movie series, Twlight Saga: Eclipse, is released on June 30.

Since the first movie was released in 2008, the franchise has made over £200 million.