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Xavier Samuel: Twilight's Newest Star For 'Eclipse'

Xavier Samuel: Twilight's Newest Star For 'Eclipse'

Australian baby face Xavier Samuel has been cast in Eclipse, the third flick in the Twilight franchise.

“I don’t have any facial hair, so it will be a while before I play the gruff leading man,” Xavier has said. “Maybe one day I’ll get to play my actual age. For now my baby face has condemned me to play the teenager.”

According to THR, Xavier, 25, will play newborn vampire Riley, a good-looking college student who joins the plot of villain Victoria to murder protagonist Bella (Kristen Stewart). Riley is corrupted by Victoria, for whom he has an inexplicable weakness.

Eclipse stars shooting next month in Vancouver.

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88 Responses to “Xavier Samuel: Twilight's Newest Star For 'Eclipse'”

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  1. 26
    dfjfj Says:

    I LOVED him in “Newcastle”!!

  2. 27
    kyraplus182 Says:

    NOOOO!!!!! I wanted Tom Felton!!!!!! He’s cute but no where close to Tom

  3. 28
    stella Says:

    i dont think so. it’ll be better if it’s chace crawford.

  4. 29
    9 lives Says:

    Interesting plot….very interesting…..inexplicable even.

  5. 30
    serah Says:

    i think he is sorta cute but the vision in my head from reading the book i thought he would be blonde :s

  6. 31
    be good! Says:

    I hope it’s good. I hope it’s not a disappointment. Sometimes sequels don’t live up to their hype. Sometimes they are completely misleading. Well, Stephenie is a quality writer and a quality person, so I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt. She hasn’t disappointed me yet, so I’ll just bet this will turn out to be a classic.

  7. 32
    Punk-Pixie Says:

    Finally a aussie in this movie!
    I think he is supper hot and that he is perfect. Better looking the Rob too!
    If i was Bella i would let him attack me

  8. 33
    Jenny Says:

    He looks lite HUNTER PARRISH from weeds.

  9. 34
    elle Says:

    ehh. he’s alright. they definitley could have picked a better riley.
    cant see this guy going head to head with edward.

  10. 35
    jessy .. Says:

    he suits Riley :)

  11. 36
    Sheen Says:

    Totally cool!!!!!

  12. 37
    mks Says:

    These pictures do not do him justice. Trust me. He is very cute!! And more importantly a lovely person.

  13. 38
    amy Says:

    i was soo hoping it would be Tom Felton – Malfoy from harry potter. he is so cute and he was really good in half blood prince. if not him i would have wanted channing tatum to be riley.

  14. 39
    Josie Says:

    OMG! He will be perfect! What a cutie :)

  15. 40
    ahmoniqued Says:

    And his an AUSSIE!
    Yayayyaa, I’m an Aussie too.
    That is all. For now (x

  16. 41
    bvr Says:

    ^Hallelujah I agree. Twilighters have so many expectations and throw tantrums when things don’t go their way eurgh. Xavier is cute, not hot. And yes, I am probably biased because he’s Australian.

  17. 42
    Wynters Says:

    He is exactly how I saw Riley in my head. There were rumors of a few bigger names up for this part but none of them were very close to the book. I think this was great casting on physicality but we’ll see how he does with acting.

  18. 43
    Anastacia Says:

    not bad, not bad… X)
    but I thought Channing Totum was going to play Riley??? :(

  19. 44
    cristina Says:

    wow I think he is PERFECT

  20. 45
    hello*beautiful Says:

    He looks like he could play the part very well.. i wish him the BEST of luck, and people don’t need to judge him until they see the movie. Remember when many were sayng ew to robert pattinson- now look what happened. He’s a hearthrob. Congrats Xavier Samuel & good luck :)

  21. 46
    Toni Says:

    YES!!!! he definitely fits Riley’s character, actually he’s close to how I pictured him :)
    He’s cute

  22. 47
    Eve Says:


  23. 48
    katie Says:

    He’s cute, but I really can’t see him as Riley.

  24. 49
    angie Says:

    oooo he’s cute, and i have a thing for australian accents! though im sure he wont use that in the movie. i thought channing tatum was gonna play riley. though i think Xavier is better cause he looks younger and isnt all macho muscular

  25. 50
    Tori Says:

    he’s gorgeous,
    but i wonder how he’s gonna do…..


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