Now that Lionsgate has purchased Summit, its CEO is commenting to the LA Times on predictions for Breaking Dawn Part 2 and the future of The Twilight Saga.
“I’m anticipating ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2′ being $700 million-plus in worldwide box office,” said Jon Feltheimer [CEO of Lionsgate], predicting the next film would slightly outdo the $697 million global take of “Breaking Dawn Part 1.”
Asked whether the franchise would continue in some form for Lions Gate, he added, “It’s hard for me to imagine a movie that does $700 million-plus doesn’t have ongoing value. It’s an amazing franchise that they have done a great job of maintaining with absolutely no deterioration. So the simple answer is ‘Boy I hope so.’”
…Asked whether there was a possibility of bringing “Twilight” to television, Feltheimer answered, “I would certainly hope so.”
You can read the full article at the LA Times. A Twilight TV show? Twilight mini-series? Hmmmm….