- Why Hollywood won't cast Taylor Lautner anymore
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Why Hollywood won't cast Taylor Lautner anymore
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A lot has changed in 10 years. Summit Entertainment It has been 10 years since the teen vampire craze "Twilight" was released in theaters. Four films and a decade later, a lot has changed for many "Twilight" cast members. Read on to see where the stars are now. Stewart was the centerpiece of the "Twilight" series as the withdrawn and awkward Bella Swan. When the franchise reached its end Stewart returned to the independent film scene, earning acclaim for her roles in dramas such as "Clouds of Sils Maria," "Camp X-Ray," and "Still Alice. Pattinson drew attention with his role as Cedric Diggory in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," in , but it was his role as the sparkling vampire Edward Cullen that made millions swoon.
Taylor Lautner was poised to be the next big thing when The Twilight Saga was at its peak…and then he just wasn't. What went wrong? While still attached to the franchise, they both starred in other films, like Adventureland and Water For Elephants As a result, the duo had an easier time transitioning to other roles post- Twilight. Lautner, however, had only a bit part in Valentine's Day to tide him over until the franchise was over. A source told The Hollywood Reporter , "It's not easy to move out of the shadow of a hit like Twilight.
Advertisements: Next Celebrity or read more below. The eldest of two children born to a Midwest Airlines pilot and a software development company associate, Taylor Daniel Lautner was born on February 11, , in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He started taking karate lessons at the age of six and excelled in the sport, earning his black belt at the age of eight as well as several junior world championship titles. His passion for karate continued in junior high and high school as he also proved his talents in baseball and hip-hop dance at Valencia High School. After one of his teachers encouraged him to try his hand at acting, Lautner discovered an even greater passion for the stage. Before long, the family knew Lautner had a bright future in Hollywood and temporarily moved to California. Within a week, Lautner landed a handful of television roles and commercials, which led the family to permanently settle down in Santa Clarita, California in
Can you believe it has been 10 years since the original Twilight movie hit theaters? In , the world was on a total Twilight craze. The tween book series about a girl who falls for a vampire and then gets involved in a love triangle with a werewolf, absolutely blew up. All of a sudden, we had 13 year olds who were pretending to bite each other and turn into vampires. It was a wild time! And then they announced that every preteens favorite book series was going to become a movie series.
Lautner began his acting career playing bit roles in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids , before having voice roles in television series like What's New, Scooby-Doo? He also starred in the action film Abduction. In , he played a leading role, Dr. The late s saw Lautner become a teen idol and sex symbol , after extensively changing his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments, and generating media attention for his looks. Also in the same year, Lautner was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood. He commented, "I just had to tell myself 'I can't let this get to me.
The Twilight Saga (2009) Cast Then And Now
THEN AND NOW: The cast of the 'Twilight' saga