The Twilight Saga: New Moon
200px-The Twilight Saga- New Moon poster
Directed By
Chris Weitz
Produced By
Mark Morgan, Wyck Godfrey
Written By
Melissa Rosenberg

Kristen Stewart
Robert Pattinson
Taylor Lautner

Ashley Greene
Distributed By
Summit Entertainment
United States
Release Date
November 20, 2009
130 minutes

The Twilight Saga: New Moon is the second installment of the Twilight film series, based on Stephenie Meyer's novel. The film was released on November 20, 2009. It was directed by Chris Weitz. Summit Entertainment officially announced that they would move forward with the production of the film on November 22, 2008, following the early success of Twilight. New Moon is rated PG-13 in the US and 12A in the UK.[1] Meyer stated that she is very happy to be able to continue working with Summit Entertainment on the production of the saga, saying, "I don't think any other author has had a more positive experience with the makers of her movie adaptation than I have had with Summit Entertainment. I'm thrilled to have the chance to work with them again on New Moon."[1]

On February 2, 2009 it was announced that a teaser trailer for New Moon would be released in the Blu-ray edition of Twilight.[2] Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner presented a trailer from the film on May 31, 2009 at the MTV Movie Awards. Afterwards, a high definition version of the trailer debuted online.[3]