- Edward and Bella may become proud parents in the soon-to-be filmed Twilight: Breaking Dawn, but it's Nikki Reed who may be the most excited about the introduction of baby Renesmee.
"Selfishly, I'm really pleased with my relationship with this kid,"
- the actress, 22, tells PEOPLE while attending a Cirque du Tacori event in Santa Monica,
"but I really like the way it affects my relationship with Jacob."
- Reed's character, Rosalie Hale, has always had a sizable chip on her shoulder when it comes to Taylor Lautner's shape-shifter, but after reading through the new scripts, Reed is looking forward to exploring her vampire's softer side.
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"In the first part of the books Jacob and I hate each other," she says, "but we bond over this baby and we develop this connection that is really powerful." It's a connection that Reed says is reminiscent of her off-screen friendship with costar Lautner, 18.
"It feels similar but at the same time more volatile than the relationship that I have in real life with Taylor," she says. "We're obviously buddies, but there's a playfulness that we get to explore that wasn't there before