Apparently there had been rumblings of this big news in Rio for some time but finally the president, Sergio Sa Leitao, confirmed the good news, via Twitter. He said the filming of "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" will bring $2 million dollars to the economy.
Already speculation has started about what scenes will be filmed in Rio. The Examiner reported that one of those scenes would be when Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) takes Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) to Isle Esme in a boat.
A source told the Examiner that Pattinson, who is currently in Baton Rouge, has been learning to drive a boat on one of the nearby state rivers. It's thought that his new interest if water sports in connected to the filming down in Brazil.
Filming for "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" will begin in two days.