9 November 2011 5:50 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Breaking news! Bill Condon.s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 is pre-selling tickets at a dizzying rate. In other news, water is wet, ice is freezing cold, and Brett Ratner.s a misogynistic pig. But wait. We actually have stats to back up the furious fan response to the latest chapter of Hollywood strangest love triangle. According to a press release, Condon.s first stab at a Twilight adaptation is accounting for 72% of Fandango.s weekly ticket sales. Impressive, given the fact that Twilight doesn.t even open this week. What percentage will it hit next week, when it.s actually scheduled to reach theaters? Fandango goes on to report that more than 1,000 showtimes already have sold out in advance of the sequel.s opening. Certain theater owners reportedly are racing the clock to add additional showtimes to meet the fan demand. To paraphrase Field of Dreams, if you »

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