ByKarly Rayner, writer at Creators.co
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There's a surprising reason for Twi-hard tribulations today because Stephanie Meyer has finally penned another Twilight to sate the fandom's unholy thirst for vampiric romance!

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Instead of drinking in new information about the familiar Bella and Edward's life together, fans will be given a 442-page introduction to two totally new gender-swapped characters -- Beau and Edythe -- in Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined.

The new Twilight book
The new Twilight book

Beau (short for Beaumont) will be a male representation of Bella who is “more OCD” than the original character and also “totally missing the chip Bella carries around on her shoulder all the time;” whereas Edythe will be a brooding female version of the magnetic Edward.

Meyer revealed that she had chosen to gender-swap the main characters of the novels that made her a publishing superstar to make a point to critics who see Bella as a stereotypical "damsel in distress" type character.

Meyer is attempting to save Bella's sappy rep
Meyer is attempting to save Bella's sappy rep

The 41-year-old author has always taken issue with criticisms of the way that Bella was written insisting that she is just a "human in distress" and that she only seems weak and confused because she is "a normal human being surrounded on all sides by people who are basically superheroes and supervillians."

By penning the life of a male character in Bella's shoes, she hopes to dispel the idea that Bella was "too consumed with her love interest, as if that’s somehow just a girl thing," by showing that boys can also be fools for love.

Although this will inevitably be an enlightening take on Twilight lore, some fans will inevitably be disappointed that the surprise release isn't the long-awaited Midnight Sun, a retelling of the Twilight story through Edward's point of view.

We still don't know much about what's going on in Edward's head...
We still don't know much about what's going on in Edward's head...

In fact, Meyer even apologized for failing to deliver the project by beginning her her foreword with the words “I’m So Sorry,” blaming the decision to omit Midnight Sun on pressing deadlines.

Although the book is exciting news in it's own right, there are already ripples of excitement about the possibility of three new Twilight movies which, considering the financial success and popularity of the franchise, isn't too farfetched.

But if this Twilight triumph were to come about, which actors do you think have the passion and the pallor to make a believable Beau and Edythe?

Beau - Logan Lerman

Age Now: 23

What Have I Seen Him In? The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Noah and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

Why Him? With his sweet and open good looks and experience playing demure wallflower types, Logan just cries out 'Bella Swann' to me. As a plus point, those beaming blue eyes wouldn't even need a Twilight filter to make them shine!

Edythe - Kaya Scodelario

Age Now: 23

What Have I Seen Her In? Skins, Wuthering Heights and The Maze Runner.

Why Her? Scodelario's otherworldly look naturally has a bit of attitude to it that would suit Edythe's centuries old swagger and with the experience of highly emotionally charged scenes in both Skins and The Maze Runner, Kaya ain't no acting slob either!

(Source: EW)

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