Thursday, April 16, 2009

Official New Moon cast announced!!

woohoo! lol I'm sorry, I'm just excited. okay I'm getting to the point. Summit Entertainment have just issued a press release on the update of New Moon, announcing who will play the most coveted roles in the movie. Well the roles we've been dying to find out about anyway!

They had this to say:

New cast members include the legendary Volturi, a venerable coven of vampires
who weigh and impose the laws of the vampire world, as well as two new members
of the Quileute Indian Nation. The Volturi include Charlie Bewley as Demetri,
Jamie Campbell Bower as Caius, Daniel Cudmore as Felix, Christopher Heyerdahl as
Marcus, all Volturi enforcers. Dakota Fanning plays Jane, a high ranking and
powerful Volturi member and Cameron Bright is Alec, her brother. Noot Seer plays
Volturi member Heidi. Michael Sheen plays Aro, the Volturi leader. Graham Greene
appears as Harry Clearwater, Quileute tribal leader and old friend of Bella's
father Charlie. Tinsel Korey is Emily, the fiancé of Sam Uley.

MOON, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated by the abrupt departure of her
vampire love Edward (Robert Pattinson) but her spirit is rekindled by her
growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Suddenly
she finds herself drawn into the world of the werewolves, ancestral enemies of
the vampires, and she finds her loyalties tested.

Jamie Campbell Bower
was last seen in Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd" and is the lead singer of the band
The Darling Buds. Daniel Cudmore played Colossus in the "X-Men" films, "X2" and
"X-Men: The Last Stand." Dakota Fanning was last seen in Summit Entertainment's
sci-fi thriller "Push" and provided the lead voice in the animated feature
"Coraline." Graham Greene earned an Academy Award nomination for his work in
"Dances With Wolves," and has appeared in such films as "The Green Mile," "Die
Hard: With A Vengeance" and "Transamerica." Chrisopher Heyerdahl has appeared in
such films as "The Chronicles of Riddick," "Catwoman" and "Blade: Trinity."
Tinsel Korey has worked on numerous films and television shows, from "Into The
West" to "The Lookout," opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt. She is also a
singer/songwriter. Vancouver-born Noot Seer began modeling at age 13 and has
lived in New York, Barbados, Guyana and New Zealand. She was a champion
horseback rider prior to her modeling career. She made her film debut in the
comedy "Head Over Heels," starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Monica Potter.
Michael Sheen last starred opposite Frank Langella in Ron Howard's film
"Frost/Nixon," and played Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair to Helen Mirren's
Queen Elizabeth in "The Queen." The award-winning actor was recently seen in
"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans."
you can read the whole thing here: Summit Entertainment

AWESOME or what? =P
well I'm going to try and see if I can get some pics of the new cast members to see how well they will fit into their roles. How exciting :D

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