Kristen Stewart is on Team Taylor Lautner

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After a few weeks of controversy, Taylor Lautner has been confirmed as returning to the role of Jacob Black for the upcoming Twilight sequel, New Moon.

And co-star Kristen Stewart couldn't be happier about it.

"I'm so glad they didn't have to find somebody else; we already had him!" the actress told MTV News. "I didn't understand all the deliberation on [whether to bring him back]. But now that it's set, we can all rest."

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As for the 26 pounds of muscle Lautner has packed on to play a more bulked up version of Jacob, Stewart likes what she has seen so far:

"He's really buff! He definitely is. It took him a lot of time."

The portrayer of Bella also had praise for Chris Weitz, who is taking over direction of the franchise from Catherine Hardwicke.

"Chris is — on top of him being a really sweet guy — he is entirely devoted," Stewart said. "And he's very clearly not doing the movie just because it's the next big thing. He really likes it a lot."

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Kristen Stewart is from Los Angeles. She is still very young, but the actress is already very known; her first big films were Into the Wild and In the Land of Women.

She is most famous for her role in the Twilight Saga films, but she has also been in Adventureland, The Messengers, and The Runaways. She will be starring as Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman in 2012.

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