More breaking Twilight news for Twihards! Not only was the extended edition of Twilight Breaking Dawn 1 Extended Edition just announced last week, but in a Jan. 14 press release, it was announced that the final chapter of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 will be coming out on on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), 2-disc DVD (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), Video On Demand and Digital Download on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Breaking Dawn Part 2 is releasing on the weekend in anticipation of nationwide midnight events at retailers where large crowds of Twilight fans are expected. The hugely popular Twilight Saga series of five romance fantasy films is based on the four Twilight series novels by author Stephenie Meyer which have polarized Christian readers and viewers. While the movies deal with mythological vampires and werewolves which are deemed "occult" is some Christian circles, the books and movies have strong Judeo-Christian themes.
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 has already brought in an incredible $290 million in domestic box office sales to date. The Twilight Saga, which has already sold over 50 million DVD, is expected to become the top-selling home entertainment franchise since 2009. Meyer's Twilight series has sold over 116 million copies globally while worldwide box office sales for for the complete film series have already reached over $3.3 billion, with Part 2 having the highest gross ticket sales with $821.8 million.
The Blu-ray Disc and 2-disc DVD are reported to be loaded with hours of extensive bonus materials including a seven-part making-of documentary which will provide an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at how the finale of the Twilight epic series came together, including Bella’s transformation, a global cast of vampires and the battle scene.
Summit Entertainment/Lionsgate will release The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on March 2, 2013.
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