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Thousands Of ‘Twi-Hards’ Set Up Camp At L.A. Live In Anticipation Of Monday’s Premiere

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Thousands of diehard fans of the “Twilight” series have set up camp at L.A. Live in anticipation of Monday’s premiere of “Breaking Dawn: Part 2.”

More than 2,200 people from around the world were expected to brave below-average temperatures and potential rain for a chance to see the stars of the film as they walk the black carpet Monday.

“I planned this trip right after the last premiere and have been saving up all my time at work for vacation, so we have a good chunk of 10 days here,” fan Sarah Morrill said.

In 2010, more than 1,000 people camped outside of the Nokia Theater in the days leading up to the premiere of “Breaking Dawn: Part 1.”

The films star Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart.

“In recognition of their loyalty, Summit will host a series of activities over the four days for campers,” Summit Entertainment said.

Friday, November 9, 2012
10:30 a.m. – Jamba Juice will host a morning workout for campers on the Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE with award-winning fitness instructors, a Twilight-themed workout, and provide samples of the new “Berry Bitten” smoothie.

Saturday, November 10, 2012
1:00 p.m. – The Twilight Fan Camp Concert presented by Time Warner Cable with performances by A Boy and His Kite, Anya Marina, Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed, and Christina Perri.

Sunday, November 11, 2012
10:30 a.m. – Fans will be treated to breakfast from The Corner Bakery, sponsored by Time Warner Cable with surprise appearances from the cast.

Summit will also screen each of the franchises’ previous films in the plaza: “Twilight” on Thursday night, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” on Friday night, and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1” on Saturday night.

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” opens nationwide on Nov. 16.

The film series has grossed more than $2.5 billion worldwide.

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