According to the Risky Biz Blog, the producers of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse have tapped Catalina Sandino Moreno, to be the vampire Maria.

In the film, Maria tries to put together a newborn army of vampires. She even gets the Confederate soldier Jasper on her side.

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The actress will be working with Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse will be directed by David Slade and it starts shooting next week in Vancouver.

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