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'Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn' Baby Puppet Chuckesmee Revealed

November 6, 2013 (1:19 am) GMT
The creepy animatronic baby which was supposed to be newborn Renesmee was eventually ditched in a post-production with a young CGI version of Mackenzie Foy.

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A new clip from the Blu-Ray DVD release of "" reveals a creepy puppet which was used during the movie's filming. Dubbed "Chuckesmee" by the crew, the 60lb franken-baby was supposed to be a stand-in for Edward and Bella's half-vampire/half-human infant daughter.

"Chuckesmee is one of the most grotesque animatronic babies ever to not be seen on film," said producer Wyck Godfrey. "You're trying to create something that's otherworldly with Renesmee. [But] the second you're holding it up you realize this is never going to work. No fake thing is ever going to do the trick."

Actress was not impressed with the fake baby either. "I've got two men sitting below me doing puppet stuff with the hands and one guy pokes me in the eye," she recalled filming a scene with the animatronic baby. "It's really difficult for me."

The baby puppet was eventually cut and director Bill Condon chose to youngify actress , who plays young Renesmee, through CGI.


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