MTV Films Enters the Twilight Zone3/11/2004 7:55 AM Eastern
MTV Films and Maverick Films are wandering off into the Twilight together.
The two studios announced Thursday that they have acquired the film rights to Twilight, a novel set for publication from Little, Brown in September 2005.
The film will be released through Paramount Pictures, a sister company to MTV Films under Viacom Inc.’s umbrella.
The teen-age vampire love story was written by Phoenix-based author Stephenie Meyer.