Dakota Fanning confirmed for Twilight role

It has been confirmed that Dakota Fanning will be starring in the sequel to vampire hit Twilight.

Summit Entertainment, the makers of the movie, have confirmed the 15-year-old actress will be starring in sequel New Moon. She will play Jane, a sinister vampire with an angelic exterior who works for the Volturi.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will both be reprising their roles as Edward and Bella in the film, which is due to begin shooting in Vancouver later this month.