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Breaking News! Mackenzie Foy Close To Signing On As Renesmee In 'Breaking Dawn!'

Tue, September 28, 2010 11:15am EDT by 2 Comments

It is the role of a lifetime for the young ingenue who is slated to snag her first role as the child of R-Patz and K-Stew!

The casting news is pouring in for Breaking Dawn with reports now that 9-year-old Mackenzie Foy is close to landing the role of Renesmee, the daughter of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) in the upcoming flick! EW reports, “Mackenzie Foy is inches away from signing on to play Renesmee, Edward and Bella’s vampire/human love child that’s a central role in the final installment of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.” That is one lucky little girl!

Previous reports had a child model named Kayla snagging the much coveted role, but it appears in the end Mackenzie was the best fit for the challenging and central character. In the novel, Renesmee ages 17 years and there is talk director Bill Condon will be employing the same techniques used in the Brad Pitt film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Mackenzie will be joining a cast that includes Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Taylor Lautner, and the just announced Maggie Grace to name a few.