Eclipse starts shooting in Vancouver on Aug. 17 under the direction of David Slade. It has a release date of June 30, 2010. Lefevre was recently cast in the indie drama Barney's Version, which also has an Aug. 17 start date.
"We are incredibly happy that Bryce has agreed to come into the franchise," said Erik Feig, Summit's president of worldwide production and acquisitions. "Rachelle brought Victoria to great screen life and Bryce will bring a new dimension to the character. The franchise is lucky to have such a talented actress as Bryce coming in to fill the role."