MTV.com – Vanessa Hudgens Auditioned for role ‘Leah Clearwater’?
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Jan 12 2009 1:12 AM EST
By Katie Byrne, with reporting by Larry Carroll
Vanessa Hudgens Auditions For ‘Twilight’ Sequel ‘New Moon’
Ashley Greene, who plays Alice Cullen in the movies, thinks ‘High School Musical’ actress would be ‘great’ as Leah Clearwater.
Well, one of the rumored actresses in the running — “High School Musical” starlet Vanessa Hudgens — has apparently taken the next step and auditioned for the role, according to “Twilight” actress Ashley Greene.
We ran into Alice herself at a Golden Globes afterparty, and she told us she’d be happy to co-star with Hudgens. “I think she’d be great,” Greene enthused.
Just last week, we asked Twilighters on our Movies Blog what actress should play Leah, including Hudgens and “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” actress Brenda Song as two poll options. The actresses tied at 31 percent of your vote, with “neither” being the most popular choice at 38 percent.
Commenters had a lot to say about Hudgens’ possible casting — both positive and negative.
“I cannot picture her being mean or aggressive as Leah,” Mary_ym commented about the Disney star.
“Vanessa Hudgens would be a good choice,” chill_kid_07 countered. ” … Of course she can’t look like Leah — no one can. You know why? ‘Cause it’s just a book, and these are actors trying to portray the roles! I think she would be great.”
Besides casting, Greene also had some news on the status of “New Moon.”
“I hear they’re doing another rewrite,” the actress revealed of the in-flux script. “I’m with you guys — I’m so excited to read it.”