ABS-CBN bags rights for local 'Twilight' remake
Filipino fans of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series will soon have another reason to celebrate after broadcasting giant ABS-CBN bagged the exclusive rights to make a local television series based on the vampire novels.
Initial reports said ABS-CBN paid $1 million with co-producer Ignite Media for the rights to the Twilight series.
The new series, tentatively titled "Takipsilim" (T/N: Twilight), will reunite the onscreen tandem of Rayver Cruz and Shaina Magdayao.
Taping for the series will start February of next year. Some parts of the series will be shot abroad and the other locations include Tagaytay, Bukidnon and Baguio. The series will be directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina.