Moreno Is “Eclipse” Vamp Maria

Catalina Sandino Moreno (“Maria Full of Grace,” “Che”) has been cast as the vampire character of Maria in “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” says The Risky Biz Blog.

Moreno plays a woman who tries to create a newborn army of vampires, recruiting the Confederate soldier Jasper to her cause.

The actress joins other newcomers to the franchise such as Jack Huston, Xavier Samuel and Bryce Dallas Howard who were recently cast. “Eclipse,” directed by David Slade, begins shooting next week in Vancouver.