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Mackenzie Foy Set to Play Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's Daughter in "Breaking Dawn"

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart at the Los Angeles Premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" on June 24, 2010, in Los Angeles.
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart at the Los Angeles Premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" on June 24, 2010 in Los Angeles. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS) Mackenzie Foy has been cast to play Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson's half-human, half-vampire daughter in "Breaking Dawn."

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The 9-year-old will play Renesmee, Bella and Edward's child, in the film adaptation of the final book in Stephanie Meyers' "Twilight" series.

"Very excited about our new Renesmee, Mackenzie Foy," Meyer wrote on the "Twilight" Facebook page. "She's an amazing young actress and I'm excited to work with her."

Foy has previously appeared on the small screen with parts in "FlashForward" and "'Til Death." She has also appeared in commercials for Burger King and Pantene, as well as ad campaigns for Gap and Jill Stuart.

"Breaking Dawn" will be split into two parts, with the first installment hitting screens Nov. 2011.