E!Online has reported that Lee Pace (known for his role in Pushing Daisies) is rumored to be the front runner for the part of Garrett in Breaking Dawn. However, Gossip Cop is trying to b
An E! Online report claims the former “Pushing Daisies” star is “thisclose” to being cast as a vampire in Breaking Dawn. Specifically, Pace would play Edward Cullen’s pal Garrett, who has “a lightness and element of humor about him.”
“Lee is the top person in the running to play Garrett,” E! quotes a source as saying.
Gossip Cop suspected it was premature to call Pace — or anyone else — “thisclose” to the role, and it looks like we were right.
A production source tells Gossip Cop no one has been cast, and a rep for Pace informs us the actor has not been approached.
So while it’s certainly possible that Pace tops a current wish list for producers, Summit, or director Bill Condon — much like Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s loose “connection” to Batman 3 — Pace’s casting shouldn’t be considered imminent.