The fourth and final installment of the Twilight Saga films, Breaking Dawn, will be directed by Bill Condon it was announced Wednesday. It is due in 2011.
Condon is the writer/director of commercial successes and independent films, from Dreamgirls to Kinsey and Gods and Monsters, which won him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He also scripted the film version of Chicago.
He also produced the 2009 Oscars and directed an upcoming series pilot for Showtime, a premium cable channel, called The Big C, starring Oliver Platt, Laura Linney and Precious's Gabourey Sidibe.
It is still unclear if it will be produced in two parts, like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
The upcoming third sequel in the series, Eclipse, releases June 30, with Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, and Anna Kendrick.