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MTV Films Enters the Twilight Zone

3/11/2004 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.

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