Its like Vampire day!!!
Well, we can now all end the rumors and speculations, Eclipse has a director, David Slade
Here is a brief part of the official announcement from Summit:
“Los Angeles, CA April 22, 2009 – Summit Entertainment announced today that David Slade has been hired to direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE from a screenplay written by Melissa Rosenberg. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, the third film in the studio’s TWILIGHT film franchise based on the Stephenie Meyer’s blockbuster book series, will be released theatrically in North America on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. The announcement was made by Erik Feig, Summit’s President of Production.”
Slade has directed Hard Candy and another vamp flick 30 Days of Night.
Eclipse has a release date of June 30, 2010. Filming is rumored to begin just 8 weeks after New Moon wraps up next month.
I’m sure this also means that more casting rumors are about to be hitting us.
To read the whole press release, its up over TwilightLexicon