Entertainment Tonight revealed during their Emmy Awards party that Rami Malek has joined the cast of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn as the Egyptian vampire Benjamin. He is the first of many new vampires expected to be cast and appear in Part 2 of the final Twilight chapter.
Malek is best known for his portrayal of Ankmenrah in Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum 2: The Battle of the Smithsonian. He will next appear alongside Tom Hanks in Larry Crowne next year.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I hits theaters on November 18, 2011. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II wraps the series when it lands a year later on November 16, 2012.