The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Twilight Volturi Charlie Bewley and Daniel Cudmore Discuss Breaking Dawn Part 2
Nov 14, 2012 08:51 AM EST
Twilight Volturi cast members Charlie Bewley "Demetri" and Daniel Cudmore "Felix" (X-MEN: The Last Stand) discuss the final chapter in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part 2 with FlickDirect corespondent, Penny McLean.
CHARLIE BEWLEY (Demetri) made his major motion picture debut as the Volturi Demetri in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, followed by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1.
A former athlete with a penchant for travel and adventure, Bewley only took up acting five years ago, but already has a string of recent successes to his name: co-staring in the 2011 Sundance Grand Jury winner Like Crazy, and also playing a key lead alongside a stellar ensemble cast in Russian/US collaboration Soldiers of Fortune.
In 2012, Bewley has already filmed the Luc Besson produced desert thriller Intersection; and due in April 2013 is Vertigo Films' Hammer of the Gods, where he plays his first major lead as Steinar, a ferocious Viking in an epic journey of self-discovery.
Bewley is co-founder of Astoria Entertainment, an independent film production company whose first feature Thunder Road, is currently pitching. He is also presently collaborating with Australian novelist Tim Hawken on a screen adaptation of Hellbound.
Away from film, he is setting his philanthropic roots and recently completed a 40-mile solo ultra-marathon, raising $20,000 for cancer research under his own Run For Your Life campaign.
DANIEL CUDMORE (Felix) appears as Felix, a member of the Volturi, in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.
Prior to filming The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Cudmore was on location in Santa Barbara filming Rights of Passage. He recently completed production on two projects: the feature film The Baytown Disco (returning to Louisiana for filming) playing Lincoln Oodie, and a movie-of-the-week for CMT called "To The Matt." He is also featured in a web-series for the Halo video game franchise from Microsoft called "Halo 4 Forward On To Dawn," where Cudmore plays the character Master Chief.
Born to British parents in Vancouver, Canada, he grew up in Squamish, BC near the world famous ski resort of Whistler, BC. His Father is a doctor and he is the middle of three boys - all over 6 foot 5 inches tall. At 6 foot 6 inches, Cudmore is a natural athlete. He has played most sports competitively, including ski racing and snowboarding and has appeared in numerous skiing and boarding videos. He performed a variety of theatre roles in school & local productions, particularly enjoying improv.
Cudmore won a football Scholarship to Gannon University in Pennsylvania. But, after breaking his leg in a football game two years into his liberal arts degree, he returned to Vancouver. He continued with his acting studies and appeared in various commercials.
In 2001, Bryan Singer selected him for the part of Colossus in the movie X2 and he reprised that role in the third installment X-Men: The Last Stand. Other feature credits include Alone in the Dark Two and Are We There Yet.
His various television credits include "Stargate SG-1," "The Collector," and the pilot for a series called "Revolution." He has had roles in movies-of-the-week such as "Merlin and the Book of Beasts" and "Too Cool for Christmas."
In his spare time he enjoys spending time being active.
ABOUT THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2In the fifth and final chapter of The Twilight Saga, the birth of Bella and Edward’s child ignites forces that threaten to destroy them all. The Cullens must enlist the help of distant friends and former enemies, including Jacob’s wolf pack, as tensions build toward all-out war in the thrilling conclusion to the epic phenomenon.
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