"New Moon" is coming out in less than a year after "" opened big at U.S. theaters. Following report that the first sequel to the vampire drama has been tentatively set for late November 2009 release, Summit Entertainment have come out with an announcement that "New Moon" will indeed be debuted in theaters on November 20, 2009, as reported by Variety.
Of the schedule, Summit distribution topper Richie Fay commented, "Same time, same place. If it's also the same gross, we'll be very pleased. Hopefully, we'll have even better results." However, unlike "Twilight" which has to face competition from another newcomer "", "New Moon" will have to be up against serious contenders since "", "" and "" are all slated for the particular date.