One day after Studio Summit Entertainment unveiled a new "Breaking Dawn II" trailer to commemorate vampire Edward Cullen’s 111th birthday, Entertainment Weekly revealed their two covers with photos of the film's leading trio of Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. The magazine's covers were also graced with the very first look at the long-awaited Renesmee of "Breaking Dawn – Part II" fame. 11-year-old actress Mackenzie Foy will play Renesmee, the half-human, half-vampire baby of Bella (Stewart) and Edward (Pattinson).
Here are 4 things you should know about Twilight's new recruit Mackenzie Foy!
1. About Mackenzie Foy’s character Renesmee
In 2010, “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer cast Mackenzie Foy as Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s child who plays a central role in the final installment of "Breaking Dawn". At that time, the pint-sized actress was only 9 years old. Stephenie Meyer shared her excitement about the new Renesmee, Mackenzie Foy on the "Twilight" Facebook page. "She's an amazing young actress and I'm excited to work with her. I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer!"
In 2010, Mackenzie Foy was cast in as the role of Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s half-human, half-vampire baby in The Breaking Dawn – Part II, which will roll out on November 16, 2012.
Director Bill Condon told Entertainment Weekly that finding the right actress to portray Renesmee Cullen is not an easy task because it’s a hugely important part.
However, Foy really surprised Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Mackenzie looks like the perfect hybrid of Bella and Edward since she shares a lots similarities in terms of physical appearances with her onscreen parents. “Even our hands look similar,” Kristen Stewart told the mag in the interview.
Mackenzie looks like the perfect hybrid of Bella and Edward.
2. About Foy’s résumé
Foy who grew up outside of Los Angeles, modeled for Ralph Lauren at the age of 3. She has acted on TV shows such as Til Death, Hawaii Five-O, and Flashforward. She also appeared on the cover of the Garnet Hill clothing catalog, in Gap ads and Burger King Commercials.
Mackenzie Foy began modeling when she was only 3 years old.
3. About Mackenzie’s dreams
Mackenzie is homeschooled and just completed the fifth grade. She hopes to continue being an actress and eventually a director for the rest of her life.
Foy wants to become an actress and eventually a director for the rest of her life.
4. About Mackenzie Foy’s Future projects
Mackenzie Foy will star in the already-wrapped indie Plastic Jesus and The Warren Files, the next horror flick from Saw maestro James Wan.
Mackenzie Foy poses with Kristen Stewart in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly.