McKenzie Foy Cast as Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s Daughter in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”

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She’s half vampire and half human, and her name is KcKenzie Foy. She has been cast in the role of Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s daughter in the next in the series of the “Twilight Saga” movies, “Breaking Dawn.”

“Twilight Saga”Author Stephenie Meyer Makes Official Announcement

According to MTV, author Stephenie Meyer broke the news via her Facebook page about the young girl cast as Edward and Bella’s daughter.

“Very excited about our new Renesmee, McKenzie Foy,” she wrote 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!”

McKenzie Foy is just 9 years old and has appeared on the shows ” ‘Til Death” and “FlashForward.”In addition she has modeled for the Gap and appeared in commercials for Burger King.

A Year’s Wait

While the buzz is exciting, it will still be more than a year before “Twilight” fans get to enjoy the latest in the series of movies, and get to see McKenzie Foy in action as Renesmee. The book has been divided into two movies, the first of which won’t be released until November 18, 2011. The second half will be in theaters on November 16, 2012.

What do you think about the decision to cast 9-year old McKenzie Foy as Renesmee? Do you think she will accurately depict Edward and Bella’s daughter? Will this likely launch McKenzie Foy into stardom the way it did Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart?


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