Monday, April 27, 2009

Melissa Rosenberg Wants Channing Tatum For "Eclipse"

If Melissa Rosenberg has any say in the casting, we can expect some more nice eye candy for "Eclipse". Celebuzz has an article in which Rosenburg states that she would like to see Channing playing Riley in the third installment of the Twilight series.

"There's a very big battle at the end with Riley, and I think Channing would do that so well," Rosenberg offers. "There are some complexities to that character. [Riley] really is tragic. He’s a puppet for Victoria. So he has to break your heart a little bit at the end when he realizes that she doesn’t want him. Channing could do that beautifully."

I'm excited that she mentioned the battle, which means she is planning on putting it in the script!

Read the full article here (photo credit:

*yes, I did search for most drool-worthy pic that I could find.

Also read E! Online's Mark Malkin's exclusive with Melissa Rosenberg where she dishes about Edward in New Moon:

"In the book, he's actually an enormous presence in [Bella's] mind," Rosenberg said. "He's so present in her mind throughout the entire center of the book, so we really played off that, and it kept him alive in a slightly different way, but fans will feel it's true to the book. You can't have a Twilight without Rob Pattinson."

And mentions why she thinks the movies will always be rated PG-13. Read the full article HERE.

Thanks to Kim at Pillow Biters for sending us the E! story.

~Jess H


Anonymous said...

Channing Tatum would be a great choice. He's super sexy, cool and would fit in perfectly with the rest of the cast. However, my heart will always belong to Rob...

Rox said...

I could honestly see him be Riley after seeing "Fighting". He has the angry/awkward/ hurt thing down already lol.