Blood brothers and sister! Beginning with 2008’s TwilightCullen fans were introduced to the coven in the film. Five films later, Twihards are still reeling over the vampires’ pale skin, supernatural abilities and the fact that Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) sparkles in the sunlight.
Based on the bestsellers by Stephenie MeyerThe films spanned five decades and were comprised of Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga Eclipse (2010), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1(2011) Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012).
In the first movie, moviegoers met the Cullen family. But by Breaking Dawn – Part 1, human Bella Swan (Kristen StewartAfter marrying Edward in the film, ), he had joined the family. Renesmee Cullen was later born to them.Mackenzie Foy).
Carlisle Cullen was the OG family member.Peter Facinelli) and his wife, Esme (Elizabeth Reaser). Their coven — better known as their children in the human world — were Alice (Ashley Greene), Emmett (Kellan LutzEdward.
Rosalie Hale completed the crew.Nikki ReedEmmett was married to Emmett by Emmett after he was turned on by Carlisle (and Jasper Hale).Jackson RathboneAlice married him. Rosalie and Jasper used the same last name to pass as twins or siblings while pretending to be high schoolers alongside the Cullen “kids.”
Ten years later TwilightReaser said that Reaser shot the costars to stardom. Use Weekly exclusively that she was “happy that people are excited about it” years later.
“I cannot believe it’s been 10 years,” the Michigan native told UsSeptember 2018. “It seems like yesterday to me, but I’m excited.”
Reaser noted that “just palling around” on set are some of her fondest memories of filming the franchise.
“They would be very grueling experiences, those shoots, so I think it was just hanging with our cast and being in little tents with people and joking and keeping each other excited,” she added. “Those are the little moments you most remember.”
Many of the family members featured on-screen have reunited and maintained contact over the years.
“I just saw Peter the other night at dinner and it’s funny. It’s like seeing a cousin, like, an actual family member,” Reaser told Us. “People are busy and traveling with work, but I adore them all.”
Rathbone spoke the next month UseHe was recognized for his role in these films more than a decade after the initial installment. The actor hopes to see the future of vampire-driven movies. TwilightPrequels to follow.
“I think that would be fun. I’m sure, like anything else, they could reboot it,” he revealed to Use in October 2018, noting he’d “love to see” an origin story for Jasper and Alice.
Rathbone added: “But I think there’s a whole universe there they could really expand and we got to finally start seeing a bit of it in Breaking Dawn. And I know Johnni Macke Stephenie has it all written out and mapped out in her head.”
Scroll down to find out what the Cullen consort has been up to since they wrapped the final Breaking DawnFilm in 2012.