‘The Twilight Saga’ is back from the dead, thanks to feminism
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Since in this day and age nothing good or mediocre, even should have to end, Lionsgate has just announced it’ll be digging up its $3.3 billion Twilight franchise and dragging it through a social media-assisted victory lap. This latest installment will see five female directors taking the reins to produce five short films based on the PG-13 escapades of the famously profitable teenaged vampires. The series, called “The Storytellers New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga” will air exclusively on Facebook sometime next year.
The program has also partnered with the LA chapter of Women in Film, an organization for the promotion of women in media. The participating directors will be chosen and, once anointed, mentored by a group of…