According to Access Hollywood:
LOS ANGELES, Calif. --
Bryce Dallas Howard is joining the “Twilight”
The “Terminator Salvation” star will replace Rachelle Lefevre in
the role of Victoria, according to Summit Entertainment, which produces the
based on the books by Stephenie Meyer.
“We are incredibly happy that Bryce
has agreed to come into the franchise,” Erik Feig, Summit’s President of
Worldwide Production and Acquisitions, said in a statement to Access
Hollywood. “Rachelle brought ‘Victoria’ to great screen life and Bryce will
bring a new dimension to the character. The franchise is lucky to have such a
talented actress as Bryce coming in to fill the role.”
Summit said Rachelle
would not be continuing on as Victoria, an evil vampire out for revenge over the
death of her lover, due to scheduling conflicts.
Bryce, the daughter of
director Ron Howard, will take over the role beginning in “Eclipse,” the
third installment in the “Twilight” series.
“Eclipse” begins filming in
Vancouver this coming August, Summit