THUNDER BAY – Entertainment – Marie Avgeropoulos from Thunder Bay has will star in Twilight Saga. The star was born and raised in Thunder Bay. Maria has signed on to entice Taylor Lautner into the dangerous world of parkour in the 2014 action thriller from Twilight Saga producers.
Avgeropoulos, who also stars on The CW‘s midseason series The 100, will play Nikki, a skater girl who runs with a gang of street criminals.
She meets Lautner’s bike messenger Cam and pulls him into her world – and, naturally, into a love triangle with a member of her crew. Filming is set for NYC with Spanish helmer Daniel Benmayor (Bruc, The Manhunt) directing.
Marie grew up fishing, hunting and camping alongside the fire, where she spent more of her free time outdoors. It was there, in the shadow of ‘The Sleeping Giant’, a world famous natural monument, that she would learn the survival skills needed for fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming an action heroine