The Cast: the Volturi
“The Volturi are a family,” he explained, his eyes still remote. “A very old, very powerful family of our kind. They are the closest thing our world has to a royal family, I suppose . . . You don’t irritate the Volturi,” Edward went on, interrupting my reverie. “Not unless you want to die – or whatever it is we do.”
New Moon, pages 19-20, Edward’s description of the Volturi
Actor: Michael Sheen
One of the leaders of the Volturi, Aro has the ability to read every thought in a person’s mind with one touch. He has a graceful walk that makes him seem like he’s floating. Aro is described as having onion-like skin and long black hair. His eyes are red, but the color is more cloaded, milky.
Actor: Jamie Campbell Bower
One of the leaders of the Volturi, Caius has no known supernatural power. He is described as having the same onion-like, translucent skin as Aro. His hair is snow-white that brushes his shoulders. Out of the three, Caius is quicker and more eager to execute a punishment.
Actor: Christopher Heyerdahl
One of the leaders of the Volturi, Marcus has the ability to sense the relationships between others. He is described as having the same onion-like, translucent skin with long flowing black hair. He has the tendency to seem utterly bored. His wife, Didyme, was killed centuries before.
Actress: Dakota Fanning
A prize member of the Volturi guard, Jane can create illusions of pain. Alec’s twin, she is described as being very tiny with short pale-brown hair. She has a slim and androgynous figure that gives her the appearance of a young boy, but is too pretty to actually be one.
Actor: Cameron Bright
A member of the Volturi guard, Alec can disable a person’s senses completely which leaves them vulnerable to attacks. Jane’s twin, he is described as being nearly identical to Jane in looks except that his hair is darker and his lips are not as full, but just as lovely.
Actor: Charlie Bewley
A member of the Volturi guard, Demetri is a gifted tracker far more lethal than James as he tracks people through their minds. He has an olive complexion and is tall and lean. His irises are crimson around the edges which then darken to black around the pupils.
Actor: Daniel Cudmore
A member of the Volturi guard, Felix doesn’t have an ability, but is alluded to being a strong fighter. He is big, tall and thick through the shoulders with an olive complexion and short-cropped black hair. His irises are crimson around the edges which darken to black pupils.
Actress: Noot Seear
A member of the Volturi guard, Heidi’s supernatural talent is unknown. She is described as being gorgeous, statuesque with long mahogany hair. Her eyes are violet from wearing blue-tinted contacts over her red eyes. In New Moon she leads tourists back to the domain for “feasting”.