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It's a question we've been posing to the entire cast and crew of "The Twilight Saga": What future do you foresee for the franchise?

Second only to author Stephenie Meyer, director Bill Condon and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg probably have the most informed insight (sorry, Taylor Lautner!) when it comes to matters of spin-offs, sequels and the like. So when we sat down with them in anticipation of "Breaking Dawn - Part 2," we asked them to speculate about where things go from here.

"It was interesting—we talked early on—when you take that final book and all the vampires get introduced, it's hard to give each of them their due," Bill explained. "They all have great back stories. I suggested new filmmakers do something for the DVD—a film for each one of them. That never happened, but it does seem to me there is some way that the whole universe that gets hinted in this movie could be explored, but put the Edward and Bella story to bed."

Bill added whatever route producers decide to travel, it will probably be without him. "I think my time is over," he said.

Screenwriter Melissa, however, would be game for another go around in Forks, Washington, though she hasn't had any discussion with the studio just yet.

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Two scarlet-hued irises were the only proof we needed that Edward's venom did the trick; Bella Swan is now a bloodsucker. The lingering close-up was a fitting conclusion to "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1," leaving us practically bloodthirsty for the follow-up due next November. And we're obviously not the only ones curious to see how Kristen Stewart will handle Bella's vampiric mannerisms. When we caught up screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, she dished that writing for the newborn vamp was as enjoyable as you'd expect and she can't wait to see how it translates to the big screen.

"That was a lot of fun," Melissa said. "Writing for vampire Bella—she leaves behind her fidgeting and her stuttering and her quirky awkwardness. So you write to that. She's so much more precise and still. I can't wait to see her embody that."

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It's the beginning of the end for the "Twilight Saga." Okay, we may be getting a bit ahead of ourselves seeing as there's more than a year until "Breaking Dawn: Part 1" hits theaters, but with production set to begin in November, it's hard not to get a bit wistful. When we caught up with leading lady Kristen Stewart while promoting her upcoming movie "Welcome to the Rileys," she shared the sentiment.

"It's odd because [going back to set] feels the same, yet it's different because we all know that it is over," Kristen said. "It's so not over yet, either. We have the hugest job that we've had almost like all along."

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The past month has been chock-full of important dates for our favorite vampire family, the Cullens. First, was Edward and Bella's wedding anniversary on August 13. Our calendar is already marked for September 13 when we'll be sure to wish a very happy birthday to Bella, but today is all about her half-vampire, half-human daughter, Miss Renesmee Cullen, who turns four years old—sorta.

Since Stephenie Meyer never quite explained the mathematics behind Renesmee's rapid aging, we'll guess that she's somewhere between the mental and physical capacities of a 10 to 14-year-old by now (remember, she'll reach full maturity by 7 years old, but forever look 17). We'd feel bad offering her a birthday present she's too old for or can't use yet, so instead, we decided to gift her with four aspects of her character we're most excited to see in both installments of "Breaking Dawn"!

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MTV News was lucky enough to catch up with "Dexter" writer-turned-"The Twilight Saga" scribe Melissa Rosenberg last night at the Emmy's red carpet. As is our natural response when face-to-face with anyone involved in the "Twilight" universe, we had to ask for any update on "Breaking Dawn," which begins shooting in November.

Fortunately, Melissa is the best woman to talk to considering she is writing the not-yet-finished script. She told us that the two screenplays (for "Part 1" and "Part 2") are about 75 to 80 percent completed. A bit surprisingly, it's the finale of the second film that is giving her the toughest time, and not "Part 1's" infamous birthing scene.

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We've been talking a lot over the past week about Rosalie's developing relationship with Bella in "Breaking Dawn" because Nikki Reed was more than willing to chat about the upcoming installments of "The Twilight Saga" while promoting her upcoming indie "Last Day of Summer."

Fans who have read the book understand that Rosalie's infatuation with Bella's baby stems mostly out of her own inability as a vampire to have a child. This is something that is discussed at length in the novel, and something Nikki hopes will also make its way into the film.

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There's plenty to look forward to in the final two installments of "The Twilight Saga," but while most of the attention being placed on "Breaking Dawn" parts one and two focuses on the birthing and imprinting scenes, there are plenty of other questions about the production of the film that need to be answered.

For instance: there are so many new vampires introduced in the second half of the book that Stephenie Meyer had to add an appendix to help keep them all straight.

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Bree Tanner's story has been told, and now every fan of Stephenie Meyer seems to be waiting with baited breath to see what the author behind "The Twilight Saga" has coming next. By writing "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner," she has told all of her readers that the characters she has created aren't ready to disappear now that Bella's story has been told, so when we caught up with "Twilight Saga" screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, we couldn't resist asking her if she knew which characters would be getting the spin-off treatment yet.

One thing's for sure is that it won't be Edward. In a recent interview with some fan websites, Stephenie remained very emphatic that she wouldn't be completing "Midnight Sun" any time soon. And, while Melissa didn't have any insight into Stephenie's upcoming plans, she did have a few suggestions of her own.

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For "Twilight" fans, staying accurate to the source material when adapting the books to film goes without saying. Melissa Rosenberg has made some decisions we haven't agreed with in the past (changing the end of the scene we saw at the Movie Awards, for one), but when she suggested slight alteration in the birthing scene in "Breaking Dawn" in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, we couldn't have agreed with her more.

There has been a lot of talk — from fans, press and those involved with the films — as to how Bella's vampire cesarean birth will make its way to the big screen adaptation of "Breaking Dawn," but Melissa suggests that it might not have to.

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There is hope for "Breaking Dawn" yet. Melissa Rosenberg recently spoke with Film.com about the final installment(s) in "The Twilight Saga" as they slowly but surely make their way to the big screen, and she shared some details that can set the minds of "BD" worrywarts (like us!) at ease.

No, she didn't share whether the novel will be adapted into one film or two. And no, we still don't know who will be the final director. And we definitely have no clue whether "BD" will be shot in 3-D. But what Melissa was able to share was that "BD" will have a very solid PG-13 rating, like its previous installments.

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