Summit Announces TWILIGHT NIGHT; 12 Cities Will Host Outdoor Screenings of First Two TWILIGHT Films June 26 With Cast Members

     June 18, 2010

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Summit Entertainment has just announced 12 nationwide outdoor screenings of the first two Twilight films on June 26.  They’re calling the event “Twilight Night” and each event will include special cast member appearances as well as “engaging” activities to be enjoyed prior to the outdoor evening film screenings, including a red carpet and photo booth.  However, if you don’t live in one of the twelve cities, Moviefone will live-stream events from Philadelphia and San Diego that night on the web.  For more info, hit the jump:

Here’s the press release we were sent:

In celebration of the lunar eclipse on the evening of June 26th, Summit Entertainment is inviting everyone across the nation to “TWILIGHT Night,” a 12-city event including outdoor screenings of TWILIGHT and THE TWIILGHT SAGA: NEW MOON.  The family and community-oriented events are the perfect chance for those new to the film franchise as well as moviegoers in general to immerse themselves in THE TWILIGHT SAGA phenomenon just in time for the highly anticipated theatrical release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, the third installment of Summit Entertainment’s TWILIGHT SAGA film franchise, on June 30th.

The excitement of THE TWILIGHT SAGA will be delivered directly to fans in their hometowns and online with “TWILIGHT Night” special events. Moviefone will live-stream events from Philadelphia and San Diego at www.moviefone.com/twilightnight which will include interviews with cast, fan reactions, special guests and sneak peeks of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, allowing those unable to attend to still take part in the celebration. In addition, each event will include special cast member appearances as well as engaging activities to be enjoyed prior to the outdoor evening film screenings, including a red carpet and photo booth, both provided by Moviefone.

“AOL is thrilled to be partnering with Summit Entertainment to bring the Twilight Night experience to Moviefone.com so fans don’t miss any of the action,” said Kerry Trainor, vice president, strategy and operations, AOL Media. “Moviefone.com is so much more than an online destination for ticket buying. We provide original, premium content to movie enthusiasts everywhere with the hope of being the one-stop shop when it comes to movies.  This partnership allows us to show how AOL truly is reaching targeted audiences in new and innovative ways.”

For more information about the nationwide screenings and to see if one is in your hometown, visit http://eclipsethemovie.com.

Events are currently scheduled to take place in the following cities and venues.  Doors open at 6:00 PM local time in each city.  Attendance will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis.  See local event information for additional instructions.

Atlanta

Atlantic Station

171 17th St NW

Atlanta, GA

Dallas

AT&T Plaza at the American Airlines Center

2500 Victory Ave

Dallas, TX

Denver

Sloan’s Lake Park

17th Ave and Sheridan

Denver, CO

Miami

Gusman Center Performing Arts

174 East Flagler Street

Miami, FL

Philadelphia

The Piazza

North Second Street and Germantown Avenue, Below Girard

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix

Desert Ridge Shopping Center

21001 North Tatum Blvd.

Phoenix, AZ

Portland

Colonel Summers City Park

Portland, OR

Salt Lake City

Movie in the Park

Fairmont Park located

2361 South 900 East

Salt Lake City, UT

St. Louis

St. Louis Union Station

1820 Market Street

St. Louis, MO

San Diego

Park at the Park (Downtown)

10th & K

San Diego, CA

Seattle

Fremont Outdoor Movies

3501 Phinney Ave N.

Seattle, WA

Washington DC

National Harbor Plaza

163 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD

*Cities, venues and times are subject to change.

TWILIGHT is rated PG-13 for some violence and a scene of sensuality.

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON is rated PG-13 for some violence and action.

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality.

In THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, directed by David Slade from a screenplay written by Melissa Rosenberg and starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, Bella (Stewart) once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge.  In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between Edward (Pattinson) and Jacob (Lautner) — knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

About the TWILIGHT SAGA film series
The TWILIGHT SAGA film series stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and tells the story of 17-year-old Bella Swan who moves to the small town of Forks, Washington to live with her father, and becomes drawn to Edward Cullen, a pale, mysterious classmate who seems determined to push her away. But neither can deny the attraction that pulls them together…even when Edward confides that he and his family are vampires.  The action-packed, modern day vampire love story TWILIGHT, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON was released November 20, 2009.  The franchise has grossed over $1.1 billion in worldwide box office ticket sales to date.

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