The “Breaking Dawn” cast will star in a two-part movie adaptation of the final book in the “Twilight” series. Most of the cast from the first three films return in this movie along with some new cast members. For those who are out of the loop, “Twilight” tells the story of a young girl who meets a vampire family and falls in love with their son Edward. She also befriends a werewolf named Jacob, and the three battle forces of evil, seeking to destroy them.

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart plays Bella Swan in the “Breaking Dawn” cast, a human girl who has fallen in love with a brash vampire names Edward. “Breaking Dawn” sees Bella and Edward finally marry and consummate their love but, as with everything else in this world, it comes with a price. Kristen Stewart is a former child actress who got her big break playing Jodie Foster’s daughter in the David Fincher movie “Panic Room.”

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson plays Edward Cullen in the “Breaking Dawn” cast, the love of Bella’s life. Edward is a vampire who risks everything to give his love to Bella while desperatel fighting to protect her. He sets out in this series to make some very dangerous decisions to ensure their lives together. Pattinson appeared in two of the most popular young adult movie series of all time, as he also appeared in the “Harry Potter” series as Cedric Diggory.

Taylor LautnerTaylor Lautner portrays Jacob Black in the “Breaking Dawn” cast. For much of the book series, fans chose sides as either “Team Edward” or “Team Jacob.” Edward won the love of Bella but Jacob remains a strong ally, always there to protect Bella from the dangers of the world and, sometimes, from Edward himself. Lautner is the breakout star from the “Twilight” series and signed on to some big budget movies, despite still being under 20-years old.

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning plays Jane, a powerful member of the Volturi, in the “Breaking Dawn” cast. Jane has the power to inflict severe mental pain to anyone she chooses and in this movie, develops a great hatred for Bella, attempting to destroy her on numerous occasions. Dakota Fanning has been acting in movies since she was a small child.

Ashley GreeneAshley Greene plays Alice Cullen in the “Breaking Dawn” cast. She is Edward’s sister and spent much of the movies distrusting of Bella. However, when it came time to defend Bella, as well as the child born to Bella and Edward, she was there to help settle things for the better. While she has not been as successful as her more famous cast members, she has started branching out into other movies, such as the horror movie “The Apparition."

                                                                                                                                                                                                          — Shawn Lealos