Taylor Lautner Packs on Pounds for New Moon, Eclipse

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It sounds like blasphemy to Twilight fans, but the role of Jacob Black was almost recast for New Moon.

That is, until Taylor Lautner bulked up and proved to producers that he could pull off Black's muscle-bound look throughout the rest of the franchise.

Taylor in a Tube

"Jacob's character is continually growing throughout the series, so I got about eight weeks off before I go back again for Eclipse and I'm going to be hitting the gym," the actor said to People over the weekend.

Taylor Lautner says he's gonna "bulk down" after the Twilight films are finished shooting. Is this a good idea? Which look do you prefer on the star?

Lautner's co-stars have definitely noticed their friend's new physique.

"It's insane!" said Ashley Greene. "I was going through my phone and looking at all the pictures, and there's one from the wrap party that we did here after the first one and it's incredible. I was like, 'Taylor, did you see this?' He was like, 'Oh my gosh.' He gained 30 lbs. He's not a little kid anymore."

But he is a giant celebrity.

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OMG!!!!!!!! I TOTALLY agree that taylor should stay as buff as he is now! he looks so kwl as he is!

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he is HOT!