Author of novels behind film series vows to steer clear of future books about vampire Edward Cullen and wife BellaStephenie Meyer is “so over” Twilight and will steer clear of future instalments in the series of romance novels that spawned the blockbuster film saga.The novelist told Variety she would only consider returning to the supernatural world of cleancut vampire Edward Cullen, hunky werewolf Jacob Black and the perpetually lovelorn Bella Swan (later Cullen) if it meant writing “three paragraphs on my blog saying which of the characters died”. She then added, bizarrely (and somewhat terrifyingly for Tolkien fans): “I’m interested in spending time in other worlds, like Middle-earth.””I get further away [from Twilight] every day,” said Meyer. “For me, it’s not a happy place to be.”The Twilight series, which stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, has so far generated almost $3.3bn (£2.1bn) at the global box office, but was largely reviled by critics. Jon Feltheimer, the chief executive of studio Lionsgate, suggested last year that his company might continue the series beyond the November 2012 release of Breaking Dawn: Part 2 – supposedly the final instalment in the saga.Meyer appears uninterested in such a proposition. She is currently …read more

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