More new actors officially confirmed.
SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT RUNS WITH THE WOLF PACK IN THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON
Chaske Spencer, Bronson Pelletier, Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon
and Tyson Houseman to Star as Members of Wolf Pack
Los Angeles, CA March 23, 2009 – Summit Entertainment announced today that
Native American/First Nation actors Chaske Spencer, Bronson Pelletier, Alex
Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Tyson Houseman have signed on to star as the
members of the wolf pack in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON. In the film, the
wolf pack defends humans against vampires although they have a tribal
history intricately entwined with Edward Cullen and his family. The wolf
pack members will join Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and fellow wolf
pack member Taylor Lautner in the film directed by Chris Weitz which will
be released domestically November 20, 2009.
In THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated
by the abrupt departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen (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
finds her loyalties tested.
Each member of the wolf pack is of Native decent. Spencer is Lakota
(Sioux), Pelletier is Cree-Metis, Meraz is Purepecha (Tarasco), Gordon is
Hualapai, and Houseman, who was discovered at an open casting call, is
Cree. Casting of the wolf pack was overseen by award-winning casting
director Rene Haynes who is well-known for her work on Native projects
ranging from DANCES WITH WOLVES to BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE.
The action-packed, modern day vampire love story and blockbuster success of
the first film in the series entitled TWILIGHT was released in theatres on
November 21, 2008 grossing $69.6 million domestically during its first
weekend. To date the film has grossed nearly $380 million worldwide.
TWILIGHT was released on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD this past Saturday, March 21
st and sold over 3 million DVD units in its first day of release making it
one of the top five best first day DVD releases over the past two years.
About Summit Entertainment LLC
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development,
financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all
aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed
motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC
also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party
product. Summit Entertainment, LLC plans to release 10 to 12 films
Source and Pictures of them here: http://en.twilightpoison.com/movies/new-moon-the-movie/casting-annoucement-directly-from-summit.html