The Twilight Saga: Eclipse will open in theaters nationwide at midnight tonight and the film has already set a record before the theater doors have opened. Deadline New York is reporting that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has broken the record for largest theater count in box office history.
The film will open in 4,416 theaters on Wednesday, eclipsing Iron Man 2's record opening weekend theater count of 4,380. It wasn't quite clear how many of those 4,416 theaters will be offering midnight screenings of the film.
We'll be sure to keep you posted with any further box office news regarding The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in the days ahead, so stay tuned.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse comes to theaters June 30th, 2010 and stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz. The film is directed by David Slade.