Alex Meraz Talks New Moon, Eclipse, and the Joy of Cliff-Diving

Alex Meraz Talks New Moon, Eclipse, and the Joy of Cliff-Diving-photo

New Moon star Alex Meraz—who plays Wolf Pack member Paul in the Twilight vampire series—sat down with Vanity to discuss the upcoming Twilight sequel New Moon, and what it's been like to work on the third installment, Eclipse.

Read below for a few choice excerpts:

On his favorite New Moon  scene to film: "The cliff diving scene was the most fun because the whole Wolf Pack was there and we were jumping off these 50-foot scaffolding things onto an air mattress. It was pretty exciting to be able to do our own stunts."

On not using stunt doubles: "They were pushing for it, we were pushing against; we wanted to do our own stuff. We had to train for a good two days, eight hours each day just practicing jumping, making sure we were landing safely. On the day [of shooting], we were actually jumping from a green screen cliff but it was actually taller and a little bit more dangerous because there was foliage and grass on top of it—it was a little slippery. We were fine, and it was really fun."

On the difference between filming New Moon and Eclipse: "[Shooting Eclipse] was no pressure. The pressure was doing the job on the first one, trying to understand the character. On this one, I felt a little bit more comfortable with what I was doing. I already knew the cast, so it was a lot easier."



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  • fdesignercuttie

    GOD, he;s hot. The rest of them, hot too. BUT ROBERT, you always have my full attention ;D

  • woofy

    awww Paulex haha!

  • sydsouth

    * I love his body..!!! hahah* =}

  • sydsouth

    * I love his body..!!! hahah* =}

  • Malorie Weller
    Malorie Weller

    To what has been shown Alex- has pulled of the Wolf Pack- they have cast a great cast!! cant wait to see more of him :)

  • ronaldolvr

    umm..... yummy ;)

  • retgert


  • obsessed

    DAMN, hes hot! my fav wolf

  • lolasda

    super man!