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Kellan Lutz has said that he turned down the role of Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga.

The actor portrayed Emmett Cullen in the Twilight films, but recently revealed that he was originally approached for the leading part that Robert Pattinson ultimately played.

"The role [Edward Cullen] just didn't… I just didn't care to entertain it," Lutz told Access Hollywood Live. "I really wanted to play a happy role or no role for a little bit."

He went on to say: "I didn't care to audition for [the role of Edward] because he was a bit moody and emotionally challenged. But then I loved Emmett… I'm so blessed to have been able to play him."

Lutz also said that he would enjoy reuniting with the Twilight Saga cast if another sequel is ever produced.

"I love everyone. I loved to work with everyone and I loved my role," he said. "I'd love to play Emmett again »


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