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Twilight star Taylor Lautner ready for new chapter as Twilight series wraps up

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 01:36

Hollywood heartthrob in Rio de Janeiro to promote the Twilight series final instalment, ''Breaking Dawn - Part 2''. Eileen Hsieh reports.

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Silver screen's hottest werewolf is sizzling in Brazil to the delight of his fans. Hollywood hunk Taylor Lautner is in Rio de Janeiro to promote "Breaking Dawn - Part II", the final instalment of the popular "Twilight Saga" franchise based on best-selling novels. Taylor, who plays a werewolf in the vampire romance, is grateful to the film franchise that has propelled its cast to international stardom. SOUNDBITE Actor and "Twilight" star, Taylor Lautner, saying (English): "I was 16-years-old when I started the franchise. I've grown up a lot since then. I've learned a ton, I've been able to work and meet some amazing people and really I can't thank this franchise enough for what it's given me, for what it's given all of us." Brazilian fans are feeling bittersweet about the arrival of the latest and last Twilight movie. SOUNDBITE Brazilian fan, Jessica Maia, saying (Portuguese): "I'm going to cry a lot in the end of "Breaking Dawn", because there aren't going to be any more films, but there are rumours that maybe the "Twilight Saga" will become a series." Lautner admits he is looking forward to starting a new chapter in his acting career. SOUNDBITE Actor and "Twilight" star, Taylor Lautner, saying (English): "I'm 20 now, I'm looking forward to challenging myself to some different interesting roles. So there is a few projects in development right now that I'm really looking forward to and it will definitely show a different side to me." "Breaking Dawn - Part II" hits theatres in Brazil on November 16.

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Twilight star Taylor Lautner ready for new chapter as Twilight series wraps up

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 01:36