The Hollywood Reporter’s Risky Biz Blog is reporting that Xavier Samuel has been cast as Riley in Eclipse.
An unknown Australian actor named Xavier Samuel has landed the first new role in “Eclipse,” the third “Twilight” pic.
This information has not been confirmed by Summit or Xavier’s managment company so it is still just a rumor at this point.
What do you all think? If it turns out to be true do you like Xavier’s casting as Riley?
UPDATE: EW.com is reporting that Summit has confirmed Xavier’s casting as Riley.
Summit confirms that Australian actor Xavier Samuel has been tapped to play Riley, Victoria’s favorite recruit in her army of newly-turned, strong-but-inept vampires built to aid her mission of murdering Bella.
They also have a video clip of Xavier in Newcastle. Check it out here.
Rachelle Lefevre just tweeted about Xavier’s casting-
So unbelievable happy about Xavier cast as Riley!!! He is so lovely & talented & perfect for the role. Ladies, hold on to your hearts…