Meet Your Riley!

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Movie News

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 25-year-old Australian actor Xavier Samuel will play Riley in Eclipse!  What do you think of Summit’s choice?

(Pic on right courtesy of JustJared)

“Samuel, repped by Management 360, Gersh and Shanahan in Australia, has been in series of films down under, including “Newcastle,” in which he played a Goth teenager amidst  a group of surfers (the movie played Tribeca last year — though you can bet Netflix will see just a small spike now), the Aussie period drama “September” and the upcoming sci-fi thriller “Road Train.” This marks his first U.S. role.”

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29 Comments to “Meet Your Riley!”

  1. HannahC says:

    Oo. I like him. He’s a cutie.
    Riley is a fairly small role so he can’t really screw it up.
    I think he’ll do well.
    He’s cute.
    Ha.

    : )

  2. Erin says:

    OMG he’s gorgeous =)

  3. Ash Pash says:

    he is a good choice!!!!! good lookin too!!!!!!!

  4. Nellie says:

    I wonder if they are going to show him getting ripped to pieces haha

  5. Kit says:

    it would have been interesting to see Tom Felton play Riley though.

  6. Robby says:

    appearance wise, he’s definitely better than Tom Felton imho :)

    I hope he does get the part – he’s a cutie~

  7. jess says:

    yaaay aussie pride!

  8. Jamie says:

    Cut me off a piece of that. He’s cute and Riley is supposed to be young and kind of cute. Can’t wait to see him in the arms of Victoria… Not. I wish he was a good vamp.

  9. Cassie says:

    I love it he is soooooo cute! i bet really good actor.

  10. Judith Akufo says:

    He is adorable, he definitely could pull off the innocent, naive look.

  11. Lucy J says:

    UGH! no! what happened to tom falton?!??!?!?!?!!?!?
    no no no no no!

  12. paola says:

    UGHHHH!!! he makeess a HORRIBLE rileyy
    tom felton would have been SOOO much betterr and alott cuterr

  13. Brandi says:

    well I really liked the idea of Tom Falton, I think he could do a good job as well. Of course non of us will really know until the movie comes out. :)

  14. Ky says:

    Hmmmmm…….. I will have to think more about this.

  15. Liz says:

    This hasn’t been confirmed by summit so until that happens this isn’t certain. U guys can stop freaking out now

  16. kitkat says:

    erm, hes alright.
    i preferred the idea of tom felton!
    but everyone hated rob at first didnt they so we cant really judge yet!!

  17. Hannah says:

    He is a cutie! and i think he’ll be great!!

  18. aliceblack says:

    awww i guess i can’t say wether this guy is good or not i dont know him but i was really hoping tom felton would get this part i love him in the harry potter films! draco malfoy!

  19. Erin Marie says:

    score for summit! great choice =]

  20. Stephanie says:

    i really like him. he looks like a Riley!

  21. bee says:

    AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE… OI OI OI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. hannah says:

    omg i think i just fell in love….

  23. TrendHater73 says:

    He’s adorable

  24. Ray says:

    according to LOOKS I think he totally looks more like a Riley than Tom Felton did…

  25. twilighter 219 says:

    AUSSIEs RULE!!!! AWESOME!

  26. Candra says:

    Damn!
    Excuse me. Sorry. But what else can i say!

  27. Sarah :) says:

    He’s Aussie, yewww!

  28. Waffle Fry says:

    Awww he’s so adorable!
    Aussie’s are aussome! =P

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