20 August 2012 11:31 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Santa Monica, CA August 20, 2012 – Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate® company, announced today that The Twilight Saga Twitter handle @Twilight (https://twitter.com/twilight) amassed 1 million followers, making it the first-ever movie page on Twitter to ever reach the million mark. The Studio started the Twitter handle in October 2009. Within 24 hours of creating the handle, @Twilight became a worldwide trending topic. To celebrate today’s achievement, the Studio released a video to thank the million who follow the film franchise on Twitter, which can be seen via the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lNefFg9AAI. The film franchise’s cast members are also thanking fans for their support, using the hashtag #Twihards4EVER. Summit’s Twitter handle for The Twilight Saga, which has 50% more followers than the next biggest film property, has consistently been used to share exclusive content and news announcements including one-sheets, first look images, and messages »


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