“Twilight” director Catherine Hardwicke told The Dish Rag at the Teen Choice Awards that Bryce Dallas Howard was who they initially wanted to cast as the redhead vampire Victoria.

But, according to Hardwicke, the “Twilight” role was too small for Bryce back then.

It then went to Rachelle Lefevre, a less proven newcomer.

But as everyone knows, Bryce has now replaced Rachel as Victoria, for whatever reason¬† — bad timing, another movie — that you choose to believe.

Hey, you don’t think they made the “Eclipse” role bigger to interest Bryce?

Anyway, Cathy’s new “crazy modern” thriller film based on Hamlet” sounds pretty darn cool.

And there’s gonna be great music too.

You gotta love the idea of Hamlet as a young Kurt Cobain.

Keep reading to find out why Catherine feels guilty about Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.




And it’s sweet that Catherine feels badly about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson becoming such huge overnight sensations and being thrust into the limelight the way the poor kids have been.

“I mean, part of me feels kind of guilty because they are both such indie spirits,” Hardwicke reveals. “They are really artists, they like making meaningful art, interesting art.”


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Rachelle Lefevre is shocked and saddened to be replaced in “Eclipse”

Bryce Dallas Howard to be the new Victoria in “Eclipse”

VIDEO: Shirtless Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson at Comic-Con

Dakota Fanning’s “New Moon” poster is a fake. But a good fake!

Kristen Stewart says Dakota Fanning will “rock” in “New Moon”

Taylor Lautner talks about the “Twilight” three-way!

Dakota Fanning didn’t read “Twilight” or “New Moon”?

Dakota Fanning joins “New Moon” crew

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Update: Rachel is spelled Rachelle.



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