Hardwicke Directs Twilight Tale

Summit Entertainment has set Catherine Hardwicke to direct “Twilight,” an adaptation of the novel that hatched Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling young adult fantasy series reports Variety.

“Twilight” tells the story of 17-year-old Bella, who moves to a small town to live with her father, and is drawn to a pale mysterious classmate who comes from a family of vampires.

Melissa Rosenberg (“Step Up”) will write the script. Meyer has published two more installments of the series, “New Moon” and “Eclipse,” with two more titles in the works.