Summit Entertainment has released posters for the upcoming "The Twilight Saga: New Moon." Stage and screen vet Michael Sheen is featured in "New Moon."
Michael Sheen who is best known for his roles in "Frost/Nixon" and "The Queen," portrays the leader of the Volturi, an Italy-based coven of vampires, in the "Twilight" sequel. Sheen has played a werewolf in all three "Underworld" films.
"New Moon" stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson reprise their "Twilight" roles as Bella and Edward, with Chris Weitz directing. The motion picture, which centers on the character Bella being introduced to the world of werewolves while threatened by the Volturi, will be released domestically on November 20th.
"Twilight," was a B.O. smash in its November 2008 debut, grossing $380 million worldwide.
Chris Weitz replaced Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke on "New Moon", the vampire thriller series represents a ready-made franchise for Summit with four books in Stephenie Meyer's series, which have sold more than 17 million copies worldwide.
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New Moon poster featuring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
New Moon poster featuring Dakota Fanning and Michael Sheen
New Moon poster featuring Taylor Lautner