“Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” Casting News! Renesmee Has Been Chosen!

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Some exciting “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” casting news has been announced. The actress to play the role of Renesmee has been chosen! The little girl’s name is Mackenzie Foy.

“Twilight” author, Stephenie Meyer announced the news on her Facebook page Wednesday night. She said, “Very excited about our new Renesmee, Mackenzie Foy. She’s an amazing young actress and I’m excited to work with her.”

Mackenzie is 9 years old. She will turn 10 on November 10th. She has experience in both print work and television. Her television resume includes appearances on “Flash Forward” and “Til Death”. She has done modeling work for companies such as Gap Kids, Garnet Hill and Guess Kids. You can see her full resume as well as tons of photos of Mackenzie on her website, MackenzieFoy.com.

It’s not clear how “Breaking Dawn” will portray the rapid aging of Renesmee, but sources have told Entertainment Weekly that a special effect in which Foy’s face would be digitally transferred onto the face of a younger child might be used. Another, younger child might be used to play the role as well.

Click the video below to see the face of Renesmee!

What do you think of the choice to cast Mackenzie Foy for the role of Renesmee? Share your thoughts below!


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