We already know that veteran actor Martin Sheen has been cast for the role of Aro, leader of the Volturi clan in New Moon, and Kristin Stewart has just celebrated her 19th birthday last April 9, but there are more new updates with the upcoming Twilight sequel that took place this week.
Among them are:
1. Twilight gains nominations at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards– the hit vampire movie has garnered several nominations at the said movie awards, including categories such as ‘Best Movie’, Best Male Performance and Breakthrough Performance for Robert Pattinson, Best Female Performance and Breakthrough Performance fir Kristen Stewart, Best Breakthrough Performance for Taylor Lautner, Best Kiss for Rob and Kristen, Best Fight for Rob and Cam, and Best Villain for Cam Gigandet.
2. Fans petition to get Robert Pattinson on SNL– over 5,000 Rob Pattinson fans have already signed an online petition over the past 2 weeks to get the star into hosting Saturday Night Live. SNL creator Lorne Michaels however stated that the show’s hosting positions are currently occupied so there’s no room for Pattie-yet.
3. Tinsel Corey to play Emily Young– the Canadian actress has signed to join the cast of New Moon, as the Quileute love interest of werewolf Sam Uley.
And oh, here’s today’s dose of Rob Pattinson’s pics: