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'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Covens and Nomads Have Been Cast

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Twilight Breaking Dawn Covens and Nomads Cast

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Oct 13, 2010 - Summit Entertainment just announced more actors who've landed roles as vampires in the fourth and fifth films of The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn. Although this news won't mean anything to anyone who hasn't read the books, diehard Twilight fans know exactly who I'm referring to when I say the casting of the Amazon Coven, Egyptian Coven, Irish Coven, and the Romanian Coven, as well as the American Nomads and European Nomads is now complete.

Summit released the following update on the new members of the Breaking Dawn cast who'll be joining Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner as the franchise heads into the homestretch:

  • The Amazon Coven - Tracey Heggins will play Senna and Judi Shekoni is Zafrina. Details on the coven: "Among the oldest vampires in the world, Senna and Zafrina are descendants of an ancient Amazonian tribe. They have lived outside of civilization for centuries and therefore make no attempt to keep up a human facade. Though they drink human blood, the Amazons have long been allies of Carlisle."
  • The Egyptian Coven: - Omar Metwally is Amun, Andrea Gabriel is Kebi, Rami Malek is Benjamin, and Angela Sarafyan is Tia. Details on the coven: "The Egyptian Coven consists of Amun, Kebi, Benjamin, and Tia, with Amun as the leader. It is stated that even though they are not a biological family, they could pass for one. Amun is extremely protective of his family and fearful of Aro."
  • The Irish Coven: - Marlane Barnes is Maggie, Lisa Howard is Siobhan, and Patrick Brennan is Liam. Details on the coven: "The Irish Coven, a relatively young group, was founded by Siobhan and Liam, but Maggie's talent made her an important element of it. They are not vegetarian but they are civilized."
  • The Romanian Coven: - Noel Fisher is Vladimir and Guri Weinberg is Stefan. Details on the coven: "The Romanian Coven is one of the oldest covens in the world and they were the ruling vampire family until they were unseated by the Volturi. For that reason they harbor a centuries old resentment of the Italian coven."
  • The American Nomads: Lee Pace is Garrett, Toni Trucks is Mary, Bill Tangradi is Randall, Erik Odom is Peter, and Valorie Curry is Charlotte. Details on the nomads: "Turned during the Revolutionary War, Garrett has chosen to live a nomadic existence, wandering the world on his own. Garrett has never lost the rebellious spirit of his human life, and loves a good fight, always rooting for the underdog. Though not a vegetarian, Garrett is among Carlisle's closest and oldest friends. Mary and Randall are American nomadic vampires. Peter and Charlotte are nomadic vampires and mates. They were created during the aftermath of the Southern Vampire Wars, in which Jasper was a key player. They have remained friends with Jasper ever since."
  • The European Nomad: - Joe Anderson is Alistair. "A nomadic vampire from England, Alistair has a misanthropic, brooding personality and a deep mistrust of all authority. Although he counts Carlisle as his closest acquaintance, he doesn't visit more than once a century."
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Breaking Dawn Part 1 hits theaters on November 18, 2011 followed by Breaking Dawn Part 2 on November 16, 2012.

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