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Robert Pattinson on Weddings: The Bride Is All That Counts | Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson on Weddings: The Bride Is All That Counts

Originally posted 11/05/2011 09:40AM

Shooting the wedding scene for Breaking Dawn – Part 1 made Kristen Stewart nervous and Robert Pattinson aware of how secondary the husband is.

"The groom's role in a wedding ... is just a prop," the actor, 24, said at a press event for the film, which opens Nov. 18. "Even playing the part, you kind of realize [that]. I mean, it's such a clear indication whose day it is when you're standing on one end of the aisle and the entire congregation is on the other, and you're in the same suit as every other guy."

The groom's insignificance, as it were, even seeps into the planning, insists Pattinson.

"Any guy who tries to get involved in organizing a wedding or even has an opinion of what a wedding should be, then they're kind of ridiculous. It's whatever your wife decides to do," he added with a laugh.

While Pattinson made clear he wouldn't mind having a fancy real-life wedding of his own, he does have one condition: "I just don't want to have to wear a silly outfit."

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Dreamgirls Director to Take a Bite Out of Twilight

Dreamgirls Director to Take a Bite Out of Twilight

Originally posted 04/29/2010 09:30AM

After months of speculation and rumor, Bill Condon will take the helm as director of the much-anticipated Breaking Dawn, the fourth and final chapter of the Twilight saga.

Summit Entertainment officially announced the deal Wednesday, ending several months of rumored names, which included heavy hitters Gus Van Sant and Sofia Coppola, MTV reports.

"I'm very excited to get the chance to bring the climax of this saga to life onscreen," the Oscar-nominated Condon said in a statement. "As fans of the series know, this is a one-of-a-kind book – and we're hoping to create an equally unique cinematic experience."

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Dreamgirls Director in Talks for More Twilight Films | Kristen Stewart

Dreamgirls Director in Talks for More Twilight Films

Originally posted 04/07/2010 07:05PM

After meeting with such high-profile directors as Sofia Coppola and Gus Van Sant, it seems Summit Entertainment has finally found their man for the next Twilight project.

Bill Condon, the director of the Oscar-winning Dreamgirls, is said to be the studio's first choice to bring Breaking Dawn to the big screen, reports Entertainment Weekly.

Summit is also looking to split up The Twilight Saga's fourth novel – which clocks in at 756 pages – into two films, with the first part focusing on Bella's (Kristen Stewart) marriage and pregnancy, and part two following her transition from mortal to vampire.

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