The Cast: the Nomads
As they approached, I could see how different they were from the Cullens. Their walk was catlike, a gait that seemed constantly on the edge of shifting into a crouch. They dressed in the ordinary gear of backpackers: jeans and casual button-down shirts in heavy, weatherproof fabrics. The clothes were frayed, though, with wear, and they were barefoot. Both men had cropped hair, but the woman’s brilliant orange hair was filled with leaves and debris from the woods.
Twilight, page 340, Bella’s description of the nomads
Actor: Cam Gigandet
A gifted tracker, James is the leader of the nomad coven. He enjoys tracking humans for sport and doesn’t treat Bella any differently. In Twilight, he lures Bella to a ballet studio with the intent to torture and kill her. His plans are foiled and is dismembered by the Cullens.
Actress1: Rachelle Lefevre
Actress2: Bryce Dallas Howard
A mate to James, self-preservation is her talent. After James is killed and dismembered, Victoria exacts revenge on Edward by targeting Bella by creating an army of newborn vampires. A mate for a mate. She is killed by Edward in Eclipse.
Actor: Edi Gathegi
Once a member of the nomad coven, Laurent chooses to leave Forks when James and Victoria decide to hunt Bella. He travels to Alaska and stays with the Denali coven. He returns during New Moon as a favor to Victoria and tries to kill Bella. Interrupted, he is destroyed by the wolves.