“Twilight” movie remake to be shown on ABS-CBN

ABS-CBN bagged the exclusive rights to make a local television series based on Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight.”

ABS-CBN with co-producer Ignite Media reportedly paid US$1 million for the rights to the series based on the vampire novels. The local version is tentatively titled “Takipsilim” and will be topbilled by Rayver Cruz and Shaina Magdayao.

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Taping for the said series will start February 2009. Some parts of the series will be shot abroad while local locations include Tagaytay, Bukidnon and Baguio. It will be directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina.