Can you believe the last installment of the Twilight franchise came out way back in 2012? That’s six years ago! But if that’s got you feeling old, wait until you see what little Renesmee looks like today. She’s all grown up and not so little anymore!
Renesmee, played by Mackenzie Foy in the movies, was Bella Swan’s daughter in the last two Twilight sagas: Breaking Dawn, Parts I and II. She was super cute and adorable back then, wasn’t she?
In fact, check out Foy’s remarkable audition for the Twilight saga:
Kristin Stewart, who played Bella Swan, has shot to superstardom after the franchise ended but has rarely been spotted with her onscreen daughter. While the pair did share some bonding time offscreen during filming by going hiking together, only recently have they publically met up again.
This time, Stewart, 27, and the now 17-year-old Foy met up at the grand opening of the limited-edition Chanel Beauty House pop-up in Los Angeles. The event may have been star-studded, but all eyes were on the long overdue onscreen mother and daughter Twilight reunion.
The pair posed together for the cameras, and baby Renesmee looks incredible! Now in her late teens, she barely resembles the adorable kid from the movies.
Perhaps this reunion shouldn’t have been so unexpected. Foy was a former child model for labels like Guess Kids and Ralph Lauren, and Stewart and been long associated with Chanel, so it’s no surprise that both should turn up to such a fashion-forward event.
“It’s a back-to-front full-circle story,” Stewart told WWD about her relationship with Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. “The first two times I ever met Karl, or the team he worked with, which definitely came before meeting him, I saw they have an ease in which they approach aesthetic.”
“I was like, ‘Yeah, I would love to help you tell your stories and help you make your art. I do something else entirely, but if you think this dress will do the thing and I respond to it…’ To watch people who do that, especially as an actor, it’s kind of the same feeling you have when you see a director find their vision,” she continued.
While Stewart has certainly carved out her own niche in the fashion industry post-Twilight fame, the now 17-year-old Foy has continued to act, with a slew of acting credits including Interstellar alongside Matthew McConaughey and a starring role in Disney’s upcoming The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
Perhaps Stewart can take a bit of credit as a role model for Foy, helping her hone her acting chops so early in her career. the pair certainly do seem to get along well and have a great onscreen connection.
“Kristen is an amazing, sweet, wonderful actress and I’m so lucky to be working with her,” Foy gushed to MTV in 2011. Perhaps we might see the two actresses costar together in the future? One can hope!