'The Golden Compass' Director Chris Weitz Rumored to Helm 'New Moon'


Chris Weitz


Rumor has it, Chris Weitz, the man who is also behind comedy films 'American Pie', has been offered the role to direct 'Twilight' sequel, 'New Moon'.

Hot on the heels of the announcement that "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke won't return for the sequels, another potential director has been thrown in for the next project of the vampire drama. According to Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood Daily, Chris Weitz, the director of "The Golden Compass", may have been offered to serve as "New Moon" helmer by Summit Entertainment.

Though mentioning that nothing is confirmed for the moment, Finke further let out that the offer has been sent out because Summit reportedly like his work on "Golden Compass". As of the news date, Weitz who is best known for his "American Pie" comedy films is still considering the offer. If he indeed takes the part, there is possibility that he will also helm "Eclipse".

Continuing the "Twilight" saga, "New Moon" will be an adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's second novel in her Twilight series. To be penned by "Twilight" screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, this first sequel has been rumored to be shot back-to-back with its follow-up movie, "Eclipse". Both Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are expected to reprise their roles as Edward and Bella.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Khloe Kardashian Sizzling in Completely Sheer Bodysuit. Tempting Tristan Thompson?
  2. Braless Gigi Hadid Risks Wardrobe Malfunction in Pajama-Like Jumpsuit
  3. Sara Sampaio Strips Down to Sheer Lingerie in Sultry New Slefie
  4. Will Ferrell's 'The House' Co-Star Speaks Up About Mariah Carey's Diva Behaviors on Set
  5. Is Drake Expecting a Son?
  6. Brad Pitt Wishes to Reconcile With Angelina Jolie Despite Messy Split
  7. Going Too Far? Halsey Shades Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry
  8. Fighting Over Karrueche? Chris Brown's Crew Allegedly Confronts Migos at BET Awards After-Party
  9. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Features Surprise Return of 'Iron Man' Character
  10. Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez on Me' Creators Slapped With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

CELEBS PHOTO