Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Rami Malek tells ET BIll Condon cast him in Breaking Dawn

He has just told ET Online that Bill Condon cast him in 'Breaking Dawn.'

Malek told ET that he was thrilled about his upcoming role in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2." "I think it's going to be great," said Malek. "It's going to be super exciting and I'm thrilled,"
Malek said of joining the superstar cast that includes Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.

Malek's part is listed as on IMDb "Benjamin," a character who we all remember to be very earth-changing in Breaking Dawn. via Examiner

Twilight Lexicon has a detailed character description:

Full Name: Benjamin
Status: Vampire
Originally from: Egypt
Hair color: “Midnight” (BD32)

Eye color: Vampire Burgundy

Physical description: Bella describes him as having “midnight hair and [an] olive toned pallor” (BD32)

Special Talents: Benjamin is a manipulator of elements—earth, air, fire, and water.

Family members: His mate, Tia, and Amun and his mate Kebi

Personal history: Benjamin was created by Amun knowing that the boy would be special. Amun has since been trying to turn Benjamin’s ability to manipulate earth, air,
fire, and water into a weapon, but Benjamin is very independent and
won’t be used. (BD32) He bonds quickly with many of the covens and
nomads gathered at the Cullen’s house and declares that he will stand
with them if the Volturi attack. (BD34)

[Via TwiFans]


Michelle said...

I think he’s perfect for the part of Benjamin!! He was great in the Night at the Museum movies!

Anonymous said...

Loved him in the Night at the Museum movies. He's a cutie!