Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Summit officially confirm the Wolf Pack

hey I'm back. Been a bit busy with a family wedding and with uni and stuuf. But I'm still trying to update whenever I can....hey I'm only a one man band! but thanks for sticking with me :)

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT RUNS WITH THE WOLF PACK IN THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOONChaske Spencer, Bronson Pelletier, Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Tyson Houseman to Star as Members of Wolf Pack Los Angeles, CA March 23, 2009 — Summit Entertainment announced today that Native American/First Nation actors Chaske Spencer, Bronson Pelletier, Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Tyson Houseman have signed on to star as the members of the wolf pack in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON. In the film, the wolf pack defends humans against vampires although they have a tribal history intricately entwined with Edward Cullen and his family. The wolf pack members will join Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and fellow wolf pack member Taylor Lautner in the film directed by Chris Weitz which will be released domestically November 20, 2009.

Each member of the wolf pack is of Native decent. Spencer is Lakota (Sioux), Pelletier is Cree-Metis, Meraz is Purepecha (Tarasco), Gordon is Hualapai, and Houseman, who was discovered at an open casting call, is Cree. Casting of the wolf pack was overseen by award-winning casting director Rene Haynes who is well-known for her work on Native projects ranging from DANCES WITH WOLVES to BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE.
it's also realy awesome to note that 3 million copies o f Twilight was sold on the first day of release! That's in the States alone right? Wait til it's released in other countries. I know HEAPS of people buying more than one copy hehehe

link: Summit Entertainment

I like the slogan: Tribe. Pack. Family. Very cool =D

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