Sunday, August 9, 2009

'New Moon' Newcomer Noot Seear Prefers Zack Morris To Robert Pattinson

Model-turned-actress Noot Seear may be new to the "Twilight" world, but she is awkwardly familiar with the fanaticism so many teenagers display when it comes to Stephenie Meyer's vampire trilogy and its tousle-haired heartthrob, Robert Pattinson. So who was the 25-year-old Canadian's obsession back in her adolescent years?

"It's too embarrassing, I can't say," she said during a interview.

Come on, how bad could it be? You decide: Seear, who will play Volturi vampire Heidi in "New Moon," eventually confessed to sweating through a case of the teenage hots for Mark-Paul Gosselaar in "Saved by the Bell," otherwise known as Zack Morris.

"I had posters, the whole thing," she said. "I think I'm still a big Zack Morris fan. I'd probably freak out if I saw him at a party. What is that guy doing now?"

Well, Noot, he's still hanging out with his old co-stars — just check out the latest cover of People. But back to Seear, and the way in which her life is going to drastically change when "New Moon" comes out in November — just as Pattinson's did last year.

"I know it's something Rob has been struggling with, because it happened so quickly to him and in such a massive way," Seear said. "I like being able to walk down my street without being recognized, and I don't like people knowing my business."

Her first taste of the "Twilight" craziness came at Comic-Con last month. "People slept outside overnight just to get a glimpse of the cast, and then, you know, we go into this auditorium, and screen a clip of the movie, and the fans are just screaming, like, the loudest noise I've ever heard," she said. "And the screaming would die down for a minute, and then Rob would brush his hair out of his eyes or something, and that's all it would take for the screaming to start up again."

While Seear hadn't read the books before she auditioned, she's been sure to study up since. "I read them on airplanes," she said. "I think there's something about flying that heightens emotion, because I was literally crying the whole way through each of those books. Flying and crying. I'm sure people thought I was crazy."

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