(Left to right) Director Chris Weitz, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson attending the photocall for New Moon
on November 10, 2009 in Paris, France
This is a list of cast members from The Twilight Saga film series, which is based on the novels by Stephenie Meyer. The main stars of the films are Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan, Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen, and Taylor Lautner as Jacob Black. Twilight (2008) is based on the New York Times best selling novel of the same name (2005) and was directed by Catherine Hardwicke. The second film, The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) is based on the first book's sequel (2006). It was directed by Chris Weitz. The third film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, directed by David Slade, is scheduled for a June 30, 2010 release, and is based on the third installment in the series (2007). Pattinson and co-star Ashley Greene have stated that a film adaptation of Breaking Dawn (2008) is expected to begin filming in the fall of 2010. The filming started on November 1, 2010. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (commonly referred to as Breaking Dawn – Part 1) released in theatres on November 18, 2011, and released to DVD on February 11, 2012 in the United States. The film grossed over $712 million worldwide. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (commonly referred to as Breaking Dawn – Part 2) was released on November 16, 2012, by Lionsgate in the United States, in consequence of the merger between Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment. The film (101 days in release) was a box-office success, grossing over $829 million worldwide, becoming the 34th highest-grossing film, the 6th highest-grossing film of 2012 and the highest-grossing film of the Twilight series.
- A letter (example: [A]) indicates the subject has a note. When clicked it will lead to the appropriate note
- A light gray cell indicates the character may not appear in the film or is yet to be announced that they will
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- B Krys Hyatt was recognized as playing the part of Embry in the Twilight film, though his role was uncredited.
- D In "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse", Monique Ganderton played the role of the 'Cold Woman'. However, the name of the character was changed to 'Beautiful Vampiress'.
- E Actresses Christie Burke, Rachel St. Gelais, Sierra Pitkin, and Eliza Faria also have bit parts playing Renesmee at various ages in Breaking Dawn.
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