Why is the final Twilight film getting last-minute reshoots?

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Dec 17, 2012

Filming for the final Twilight film technically ended last year, but apparently it still needs some tweaks, so the crew is gearing up for a final round of reshoots. So what does the director have to say about the last minute touchups?

Bill Condon, director of the upcoming Breaking Dawn Part II, has posted on his Facebook page that the sparkly vamp team is heading back to Vancouver to nail down a few more shots. Apparently, after spending some time in the editing room, Condon figured out he didn't have all the snippets he needed for a smooth cut.

"A film is a lot like a puzzle, with each piece—each shot, no matter how brief—needing to fit exactly with the ones around it. Our Part Two puzzle is finally coming into full view, and in a few weeks we'll be heading back north to pick up some additional shots—the last tiny missing pieces. We're not shooting any new scenes or dialogue, just some technical work with some of our cast and stunt actors," he wrote. "I am really looking forward to being back on set with some of the friends I've made on my Twilight journey, like the great Guillermo Navarro, our cinematographer, and his crew. And yes, Rob and Kristen will be there too, to pop in those gold contacts one last time."

Condon also reveals that a new trailer will be cut and released soon, in the leadup to the Nov. 16 release.

Considering that Condon's most recent Twilight film, Breaking Dawn Part I, was the worst rated entry yet (a dismal 25 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), it might not be a bad idea to make sure all the ducks are in a row for the final outing.

Sound off, Twilight fans: Do you think the last piece of the puzzle will be worth the wait?

(via Deadline)