Billy Burke

'Revolution's' Billy Burke: Could 'Twilight' Co-Stars Ever Appear on the Series?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 13, 2012 @ 1:00 PM
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While J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke's post-apocalyptic adventure series 'Revolution' enjoys a steady climb in NBC's ratings and regard, there's no denying that much of the show's charm comes from gruff, yet charming rogue Miles Matheson ('Twilight's' Billy Burke). Originally cast in the villainous role of General Monroe (now played by David Lyons), Burke's starring turn in the hit NBC series has afforded him exposure the 'Twilight' films have not, playing Bella's seldom-seen father Charlie Swan.
With the 'Twilight' series ending after 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2,' however, could some of the famed stars appear on 'Revolution'?

Revolution at J.J. Abrams' 'Revolution': Billy Burke Promoted to Lead

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 27, 2012 @ 8:22 AM
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Sometimes it takes years of putting your knows to the grindstone before becoming the lead of a major TV series.  Some find themselves lucky enough that the studios are willing to take chances.  And yet sometimes, it's as easy as "What about this guy?  He's already here, so why not?"