Rami Malek Joins “Breaking Dawn”

Rising young actor Rami Malek (“The Pacific,” “24”) has joined the cast of the two-part feature “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” reports ET Online.

Malek will portray Benjamin, a member of an Egyptian vampire coven who has the ability to control the elements air, water, fire and earth. His coven travels to Forks, Washington to help out the Cullen clan in their battle with the Volturi.

Filming gets underway in Louisiana later this year while Bill Condon directs.