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The Twilight Saga is a series of four fantasy novels by Stephanie Meyer. The film adaptations, beginning in 2008, attracted a huge following, fashioning a generation of what producer Kleigh Balugo calls “Twi-Hards.” Now, she says in this feature, “Gen Z has become obsessed with Twilight. We binge the entire saga on Netflix, just as the Twi-Hards of 2008 lined up overnight for the premieres. This Twilight Renaissance showed us that in times of despair we will always turn to sparkly Edward Cullen to drown our sorrows.
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Song used, “Bella’s Lullaby” by Carter Burwell, Dan Redfeld, and Elizabeth Hedman.