Director Catherine Hardwicke to rope in Jacob Elordi and Jenna Ortega in the new Twilight series

Twilight fans assemble as the next series of the film is coming your way. Director Catherine Hardwicke has revealed the names of two new actors who would fit the well-known pair of Edward and Bella.

The filmmaker shared these insights on Josh Horowitz’s Happy Sad Confused podcast. She has stated that Jenna Ortega and Jacob Elordi will be the new Bella Swan and Edward Cullen.


Catherine graced the podcast show Josh Horowitz’s Happy Sad Confused podcast. She was invited on the account of the 15th anniversary of the teen famous romance movie, Twilight. When the host asked her whom would she cast if there would be a new Twilight. To this, the filmmaker replied by saying, “Is Jacob Elordi Edward Cullen today?” and further continued with “Is Jenna Ortega….,” as reported by Hindustan Times.

The Twilight director said that they would look perfect together. She also praised immense love on both the actors for the kind of work that they are doing. Catherine called them amazing for their brilliant performances.

Twilight is a renowned teen adult romance movie series adapted from a novel by the same name. It is written by Stephenie Meyer and cast Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner in key roles. Kristen played the role of Bella Swan while Robert played the heart-throb Edward, which made a beautiful on-screen pairing.

However, according to a recent report, it has been known that a new TV series based on Twilight is in the works. As per The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate Television is gearing up for the television version of the Twilight saga.

Meanwhile, Jenna Ortega will be making her appearance in the Netflix show Wednesday. While Jacob Elordi was last seen in Priscilla and played the role of Elvis Presley.