Director Chris Weitz talked with USA Today about the thousands of hopefuls he saw over the span of several months to cast the wolf pack in New Moon:
No. 1 on the list: Native American or First Nation ancestry, because their characters belong to the Quileute tribe, based in La Push, Wash., both in the book and in real life.
“They had to have papers that proved their heritage,” says director Chris Weitz, who was the one who insisted on hiring within the community. “And they had to be in good physical shape.”
What do you all think, did they meet both qualifications?