Big turnout for new Twilight movie

By Curtis McCloud  - email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Fans lined up at Carmike 15 late Tuesday night and it continued into the morning hours as they turned out in record number for one of the most highly anticipated movies of the summer. The third installment in the Twilight series: Eclipse.

Though they were all joined together in lines fans were split, choosing teams to side with their favorite characters in the movie.

Cindy Colson says that the intricate story line keeps her coming back for more"It's a wonderful story. A true love story, and it just captures the essence of what every women is searching for," Colson said.

Other eager fans say it is the characters that make the movie something special to see.

Julia Grimaldy said, "Taylor Lautner has the best body".

According to the managerial team at Carmike Cinemas, the theatre sold over 3000 tickets Wednesday morning. Every movie theatre was completely sold out for each of its shows.

Another showing was added at 3:00 in the morning. Something Twilight fans of all ages are sure to appreciate.  Colson said, "Its just a phenomenon, I mean this is bigger than Star Wars.  Its just incredible."

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