Entertainment Tonight reports that actor Rami Malek has been cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.

Rami Malek will portray Benjamin, a member of an Egyptian vampire coven who has the ability to control the elements air, water, fire and earth. In the Breaking Dawn book, the coven travels to Forks, Washington to help out the Cullen clan in their battle with the Volturi.

Malek was also a cast member on the Tom Hanks mini-series The Pacific, which won an Emmy on Sunday night for Best Mini-Series. The actor told Entertainment Tonight that he will next appear in Tom Hanks' new movie Larry Crowne as well.

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