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Lions Gate to release 'Divergent' film finale in 2 parts, following 'Twilight' formula

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games." The first film in the series based on Veronica Roth's novels has grossed $117 million in its first three weeks of release. Part I of the finale, called "Allegiant," will be released on March 18, 2016, followed by Part II on March 24, 2017.

Final book in 'Divergent' trilogy to be split into two films

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The final book in the "Divergent" trilogy will be split into two movies, Lions Gate said on Friday, following the same formula the studio used for the upcoming final installments of "The Hunger Games" series. "Allegiant Part 1" is set to be released on March 18, 2016, and its second part a year later on March 24, 2017, the studio said.

Unlikely friendship explores humanity in Gitmo film 'Camp X-Ray'

By Piya Sinha-Roy PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Guantanamo Bay may be a hot button topic in the political field, but new film "Camp X-Ray" provides an intimate look at the lives of the military and the detainees, and actress Kristen Stewart explores an unconventional friendship in her latest role.

Kellan Lutz leaves 'Twilight' to explore 'Legend of Hercules'

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Kellan Lutz is shedding the vampire teeth to don the breastplate of Greek demigod Hercules in his newest film, as he leaves the "Twilight" franchise behind to embrace the action genre. "The Legend of Hercules," in theaters on Friday, will see Lutz exploring the hero's origins. A second film, "Hercules," starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, will focus on the hero later in life, after he completes the legendary 12 labors.

Dane DeHaan to play James Dean alongside ‘Twilight' star Robert Pattinson in ‘Life'

By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Dane DeHaan will play James Dean and Robert Pattinson will play Magnum photographer Dennis Stock in Anton Corbijn's "Life," which FilmNation will be selling to international buyers at the Toronto market. "The King's Speech" producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films are producing with Christina Piovesan of First Generation Films.

'Twilight' actor Kellan Lutz unveils new clothing line, discusses post-vampire life in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - What's a hulking vampire to do without moody mortals in distress and with no more computer-enhanced battles to wage in the forest? For 28-year-old "Twilight" actor Kellan Lutz — better known as Emmett Cullen, the heartthrob brother of leading man Edward — it's still about looking as good as superhumanly possible. Lutz unveiled his Pre-Spring 2014 collection with Abbot + Main this week in Las Vegas during MAGIC, one of the fashion world's most influential trade shows.

'Twilight' star Ashley Greene replaces Anna Kendrick in Zach Braff's kickstarter movie

By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Twilight" star Ashley Greene has come on to replace Anna Kendrick in Zach Braff's Kickstarter movie "Wish I Was Here," the director announced to the project's backers on Tuesday night. Also joining the cast are "Scrubs" alums Bob Clendenin, Matt Winston and Alexander Chaplin. Braff's announcement chalked the casting switch up to a scheduling conflict.

Robert Pattinson parties without Kristen Stewart

Twilight star Robert Pattinson was spotted partying without girlfriend Kristen Stewart in the Hollywood. The 26-year-old actor has returned to LA after a 64-day shooting schedule for his movie The Rover in Australia, reported Radar Online.Robert Pattinson was spotted with a male friend in the Teddy's at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood in the early hours of Saturday (March 30. 2013) morning."He went straight to the back and commandeered a corner table. There were a bunch of gorgeous models standing around him, but he looked disinterested in them.

A Minute With: ''Twilight'' author Stephenie Meyer on ''The Host''

By Zorianna Kit LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer brings her romantic futuristic thriller "The Host" to movie fans on Friday, trading the vampires and werewolves for aliens who invade planet Earth, taking over human bodies. The film stars, Saoirse Ronan as Melanie Stryder, whose body is taken over by an alien soul called Wanda. Eventually the two-in-one female team work to save the human race from total annihilation.

"Twilight" author swaps vampires for aliens in movie "The Host"

By Zorianna Kit LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Can lightning strike twice for "Twilight Saga" author Stephenie Meyer? Meyer trades vampires for alien beings in her latest book-to-film endeavour, "The Host," opening in U.S. movie theatres on Friday. Film distributor Open Road hopes the film will attract millions of "Twilight" fans and be the first of a new franchise, but Meyer says she Is not trying to emulate the success that took her from unknown to one of the world's best-selling young adult authors.
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