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'Twilight' DVD to hit stores on March 21, 2009 with release parties on March 20, 2009

Can't wait to get your hands on "Twilight" on DVD? Summit Home Entertainment announced today that on Friday, March 20th, 2009, from 10PM until 12 midnight, fans across the country will be able to celebrate and count down the minutes until they can take their favorite movie home.

Participating retailers will stay open late and host release parties for "Twilight" fans looking to purchase the DVD of the epic romance based on the Stephenie Meyer book. Want to know where to go? The official website will have a store locator to point you in the right direction. The site will have breaking information about stores and events surrounding the "Twilight" release.
 

Twilight be released on DVD on March 21st, 2009.
"Twilight" will be released on DVD on March 21, 2009.
Photo credit: Summit Home Entertainment

According to the Summit press release, executive at Summit Entertainment decided to work with retailers to make this special edition DVD something that will not disappoint fans.

Steve Nickerson, President of Home Entertainment said, "We wanted to say thank you to all of those who came out in droves last year and helped make Stephenie Meyer’s characters and story a truly successful movie. What better way to celebrate than a weekend party with your fellow Twilight fans."

"Twilight," which stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Ashley Greene and Taylor Lautner from director Catherine Hardwicke, has grossed $178 million domestically. This has put the "New Moon" sequel from director Chris Weitz into production immediately and has spawned a series of casting rumors. Other books in the series include "Eclipse" and "Breaking Dawn".

© 2009 Brian Tallerico, HollywoodChicago.com

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