After playing Ashley Greene’s vampire brother in three “Twilight” movies, it could have been weird for Kellan Lutz to play her love interest in the upcoming movie “Warrior.” But at the 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards , where Lutz won recognition for his work with animals, the actor had the highest praise for his co-star.
In the movie, set for release sometime in 2011, Lutz plays a lacrosse player whose life spirals out of control after his father dies.
“Ashley’s friggin’ talented. It’s really cool to see your friend [in a different way] and to work with a friend, let alone her being so talented, to see her transform from one character to another,” he raved of Greene, who plays a girl named Brooklyn. “Alice is a fun little pixie character, and then Brooklyn, you know, is a sweet, lacrosse-player type of coach’s daughter. It’s fun working with her and seeing her transform herself.”
Despite their on-screen romance in “Warrior,” Lutz said that in real life he and Ashley are like brother and sister. “It’s very much like working with family,” he explained.
In late 2008, Greene spoke to MTV News about the project. “[‘Warrior’] is about Kellan’s journey,” she said. “It’s very much Kellan’s movie, which is really exciting for him. It’s his journey that he goes through, with trials and errors, and his temper and stuff like that. And I join forces with him, and my dad doesn’t like that very much, so we deal with that.”
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