Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart thank fans

“Twilight” has captured the elusive top slot in the box office, and the relatively unknown stars have been catapulted into the stratosphere thanks to Stephenie Meyers’ wildly popular literary series.

Now Summit Entertainment will make sequels #2 and possibly #3 back – announcing today that it’s officially moving forward with the production of “New Moon”, the second tome of the “Twilight”.

The fans are still waiting for the confirmation of the third book, “Eclipse.”

“I don’t think any other author has had a more positive experience with the makers of her movie adaptation than I have had with Summit Entertainment,” Stephenie Meyer said in the Summit press release.

“I’m thrilled to have the chance to work with them again on New Moon.”

Saturday morning, Twilight stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart issued a former “thank you” to fans for their box office support:

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