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Bill Condon: BREAKING DAWN Director's Cut

Bill Condon Breaking Dawn Robert Pattinson Kristen StewartBill Condon: 'Breaking Dawn' director's cut exists, but not part of 'Twilight Saga' box set (image: Bill Condon directing Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in 'Breaking Dawn')

While plugging his upcoming Wikileaks movie The Fifth Estate at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival, Bill Condon spoke with Collider.com's Steve Weintraub about his own private version of the two Twilight Saga movies he directed – Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Breaking Dawn Part 2. In Condon's "director's cut," the two movies based on Stephenie Meyer's final Twilight novel are rolled into one.

In answer to a question about his contributions to the Twilight Saga box set to come out in fall 2013, Bill Condon explained that although there shouldn't be any additional Breaking Dawn Part 2 scenes, "I do have a kind of version of those two [Breaking Dawn] movies cut into one movie that is not going to be [in the box set], but I hope one day might emerge. I think it would be an interesting experience for those who are really into it."

Condon adds that his Breaking Dawn cut is an attempt at "just making it into one seamless thing, making it feel more like the original novel." This particular "director's cut" was created during Breaking Dawn's post-production process.

For the time being, no word from Lionsgate / Summit Entertainment on whether or not Condon's Breaking Dawn director's cut will be released on DVD/Blu-ray. Having said that, it's hard to believe that the studio(s) will pass on the chance to milk more (millions of) dollars from the Twilight movie franchise. Back in March, an "extended edition" of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, featuring eight minutes of "never-before-seen footage," was released on various home entertainment formats.

'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' cast

Besides Twilight leads Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, the two Breaking Dawn movies (which were shot back to back) boast huge supporting casts. Among the assorted vampires, werewolves, and scattered humans found in the last two Twilight films are the following: Michael Sheen, Dakota Fanning, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Julia Jones, Booboo Stewart, Maggie Grace, MyAnna Buring, Mia Maestro, Christian Camargo, Angela Sarafyan, Daniel Cudmore, Omar Metwally, Casey LaBow, Rami Malek, Lee Pace, J.D. Pardo, Jamie Campbell Bower, Alex Meraz, Bronson Pelletier, and Kiowa Gordon.

Bill Condon directing Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn photo: Summit Entertainment.

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