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Renesmee and Irina have been cast for ‘Breaking Dawn’

Meet the two latest cast members of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn! Renesmee Cullen and vampiress Irina have both been cast.

First meet Mackenzie Foy who will play Renesmee. EW.com is reporting the casting and you can view Mackenzie’s website here.

Now EW.com has learned that little 9-year old Mackenzie Foy is inches away from signing on to play Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s vampire/human love child that’s a central role in the final installment of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.It’s not yet clear how the diminutive actress, who’s appeared in one episode each of television shows FlashForward and ‘Til Death, will portray the character who ages a full 17 years in only seven. Sources have suggested that director Bill Condon will employ similar digital effects to those used by David Fincher in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, where Foy’s face would be digitally transferred onto the face of a younger child. It’s also probable that the studio will hire a younger child in some capacity, too.

UPDATE: Summit has confirmed the casting of Foy as Renesmee, via Moviehole.

In addition, Maggie Grace has signed on to play Irina of the Denali coven.

Twihards, meet Bella’s latest threat: Maggie Grace. The actress best known for playing the daughter in distress in last year’s Taken and Shannon on Lost, will play Irina in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, the final two installments of the Twilight franchise which are scheduled to begin filming in November in Baton Rouge. Deadline Hollywood first broke the news.

More details here.

I’m enjoying seeing how the casting is shaping up! Are you happy with these new additions?

  • Chrismcday

    My daughter Aliyah Day tryed out for Renesmee she is 6 she did a great job too this girl is pretty as well though:)

  • Byrdamanda24

    I think Renesmee is perfect! Spot on! Irina isn't for me. I don't think she's pretty enough? IDK. I just don't like the girl they've chosen for Irina! But I applaud the choice for Renesmee!

  • Chrismcday

    My daughter Aliyah Day tryed out for Renesmee she is 6 she did a great job too this girl is pretty as well though:)

  • Byrdamanda24

    I think Renesmee is perfect! Spot on! Irina isn't for me. I don't think she's pretty enough? IDK. I just don't like the girl they've chosen for Irina! But I applaud the choice for Renesmee!

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