Rumored to be eyeing the Leah Clearwater character in 'New Moon', Vanessa Hudgens has reportedly moved one step closer to nail the part as she has auditioned for the role.
Amidst the speculation that Vanessa Hudgens is considered for Leah Clearwater role in "New Moon", the 20-year-old actress has been further reported to have auditioned for the part. On the newly-developed speculation, MTV reported that the casting news came from "Twilight" actress Ashley Greene at an afterparty for the 66th Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, January 11.
Giving more on her thought of Hudgens potentially taking the role of the only Quileute's female werewolf, the actress who will return to "New Moon" as Alice Cullen reveals that she would be happy to share screen with the "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" star. "I think she'd be great," so she claimed.
Other than the casting report, Greene also shared update on the development status of the "Twilight" sequel, unveiling that there might be another rewrite on the script. "I hear they're doing another rewrite," the 21-year-old said, "I'm with you guys - I'm so excited to read it."
An adaptation to Stephenie Meyer's second novel of her "Twilight" series, "New Moon" is penned by "Twilight" screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg. It follows the romantic story between Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) as Bella finds solace in her friendship with Jacob Black and her loyalty to the vampires is tested.
Recently, it has been reported that Taylor Lautner has been signed on to reprise his role as Jacob Black. The production of "New Moon" is scheduled to begin in the coming months for November 20, 2009 release.