Ashley Greene: We “Hazed” the New Kids on Breaking Dawn

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According to Ashley Greene, the newcomers appearing in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 were dead meat from the moment they were cast in the hit vampire franchise.

"I hazed them. I hazed them for sure," the 24-year-old joked at The Cinema Society and DKNY's special screening in NYC Wednesday.

All kidding aside, Greene says the cast was "so excited" to have new actors to interact with onscreen.

"Even though we all love each other and we are like a family, it's so cool to have these different personalities and energy come in," Greene told Us Weekly. "It was so huge! I think the whole cast is like 70 people this time. It's cool to have different artistic personalities come in."

Lost alum Maggie Grace, 28, tells Us Weekly's The Sexy Stars of Twilight: Breaking Dawn issue (out now) that she had "a lot of fun" shooting scenes with the original cast.

"I made some great friends," Grace says. "I remember the girls and I saying how Bella's ceremony would be the ideal wedding for us all!"

Other newcomers in the film include Lee Pace (Garrett), Casey LaBow (Kate), MyAnna Buring (Tanya), Christian Camargo (Eleazar), Mia Maestro (Carmen), Toni Trucks (Mary), Erik Odom (Peter), Valorie Curry (Charlotte), Bill Tangradi (Randall), Joe Anderson (Alistair) and Noel Fisher (Vladimir).

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 hits theaters Friday.

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