Youngblood might be getting a little bit more sparkly. MTV spoke with director Brett Ratner on who he’d like to be in his movie — the answer may surprise you. Or sicken you.
“Definitely [Robert Pattinson] from ‘Twilight,’” Ratner told MTV News when asked if he has his eye on any potential “Youngblood” actors at this point. “He just feels like he belongs in that world. I don’t only see him as a vampire, he’s a really good actor.”
Okay, that isn’t an unfair statement to make, about his acting chops (although, admittedly I wouldn’t know, not having seen Twilight). But the character that Pattinson would most likely play? The leader of the Youngbloods, a certain redheaded archer named Shaft:
(And no, for those just joining us, this guy has nothing to do with Richard Roundtree or Samuel L. Jackson.) What do you think? Do you see a resemblance here? Or is Brett just joining the Twilight bandwagon a little too late? Sound off!