ABS-CBN Will Do the Philippine Remake of "Twilight"

"Twilight" will soon have its local version in the Philippines. This, after ABS-CBN in partnership with Ignite Media bagged the exclusive rights to make the Philippine remake of "Twilight" which is based on the best selling vampire novel of Stephanie Meyer.

"Twilight" (the movie) is the no.1 top grossing foreign movie in the Philippines for 2008. It already banked almost 180 million pesos on its 4-week run and it is still going strong in its 5th week.

The Phlippine remake will have a working title "Takipsilim", the Filipino word for "Twilight". It stars Rayver Cruz and Shaina Magdayao under the direction of Cathy Garcia-Molina. Ara Mina and Joyce Jimenez has been also considered to join the cast but there is no final decision yet.

Taping of the series will start February of 2009 and shooting locations include Tagaytay, Bukidnon and baguio. Some aprts of the series will be shot abroad.

ABS-CBN and Ignite Media reportedly paid $1 million for the contract.

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