September 28, 2010 07:25:49 GMT
Words are, the 9-year-old girl is in talks to portray the child of Edward and Bella in the next 'Twilight' installment.
Shortly after Maggie Grace is confirmed to have been cast in "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn", another casting report from the movie emerges. Entertainment Weekly has just reported that Mackenzie Foy is "inches away" from signing up to star as Renesmee, the child of vampire Edward Cullen and mortal beauty Bella Swan.
It has not been known how the 9-year-old thesp will portray the character as the vampire/human Renesmee will be seen undergoing considerable change in age during the story. Sources suggest that director Bill Condon will employ similar digital effects to those used by David Fincher in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".
Earlier today, Summit Entertainment has confirmed that Maggie Grace is cast as villainous vampire Irina. Previously, it was revealed that Rami Malek will portray Benjamin in "Breaking Dawn". Beside the new cast members, original stars like Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will be seen in the next "Twilight" installment.
"Breaking Dawn" will be split into two parts: "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" slated to come out in the U.S. on November 18, 2011 and "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" due November 16, 2012. Shooting is scheduled to begin in November with Bill Condon tackling the helming duty for both movies.
Mackenzie Foy has landed roles on TV series " 'Til Death" and "FlashForward" as Little Girl and Kate Erskine respectively. Appearing on a number of commercials, Foy has not graced big screen before.