Five ‘Twilight’ shorts to be screened exclusively through Facebook

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Cast members of 'Twilight' (left to right), Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner

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Members of Team Edward and Team Jacob alike will soon be able to revisit ‘Twilight’, the cinematic series previously thought to have been put out to pasture.

The New York Times reports that Lions Gate Films is to produce five brand new shorts set in the Twilight universe to be screened exclusively through social network Facebook.

Each mini-movie will be helmed by a different female director, all of whom will be selected by a panel of judges that includes Twilight actress Kristen Stewart and Stephenie Meyer, who penned the novels on which the Twilight films are based.

“We think Facebook is a great way for us to introduce the world of Twilight to a whole new audience while re-energising existing fans,” said Michael Burns, Lions Gate’s vice-chairman.

Other details on the shorts – such as length, budget and cast – have yet to be revealed. However, cast members from the original film series are not expected to appear.

Twilight cast image via Shutterstock

Dean is a freelance journalist and editor covering media.

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