Xavier Samuel Joins ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’

The Australian actor takes the first new role in the third installment.

The Risky Biz Blog has revealed that Australian actor Xavier Samuel has landed the first new role in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third in the franchise that will open in theaters June 30, 2010. The second film, The Twilight Saga's New Moon, will open in theaters November 20th, 2009.

Summit Entertainment has hired Samuel to play the role of a "newborn vampire" named Riley, a good-looking college student who joins the plot of villain Victoria to murder protagonist Bella (Kristen Stewart). Riley is corrupted by Victoria, for whom he has an inexplicable weakness.

The movie's larger plot centers on a choice Bella must make between the werewolf Jacob (Taylor Lautner) and the vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson).

Production on The Twilight Saga: Eclipse is scheduled to start on August 17.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse was released June 30th, 2010 and stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz. The film is directed by David Slade.

Sources: Risky Biz Blog
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Comments (7)

  1. TinaSxx

    As Far as I know there is only one legitimate place to watch Twilight Eclipse online,
    just go to movieidiot(DOT)com

    5 years agoby @tinasxxFlag

  2. CelluloidDreams

    I guess everyone needs to get a break somewhere!!

    5 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  3. CelluloidDreams

    Xavier Samuel ...who the hell he!?!? Never heard of her!! Seriously!!

    From what I read he will be cast to play Riley in "Eclipse", the third movie in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight franchise..

    5 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  4. Punkpryncess

    Yeah, she is. She is playing Bree, i think

    5 years agoby @punkpryncessFlag

  5. Residentevil1

    is jodelle ferland in eclipse? i heard she was but shes not on the set list >_

    5 years agoby @residentevil1Flag

  6. Structure (ONSTRA)


    6 years agoby @gaj1992Flag

  7. Shelley

    I guess no one really cares. Looking forward to a full length trailer for Eclipse.

    6 years agoby @shelleyFlag

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