Since their arrivals a few days ago, the Eclipse cast has been all over the place...and so far, I have had only moderate luck with them.
The night they came in, I of course had abysmal luck & should have been hungry to go back out & redeem msyself.....so what did I do??? I slept in Tuesday & didnt even leave my block all day. There was some luck had by some that did go out, but it never enticed me to try.
Wednesday came & again, I didnt jump out of bed & rush down there. Even after getting a phone call around noon from another hound saying he just got Taylor, I still took like 3 more hrs to get down there. Less than half an hr after getting there though, I had success.
We saw Nikki Reed briefly enter the hotel in workout gear, she told us she would get us in a few minutes.
When she came back out a few minutes later, she was with Taylor Lautner. They walked in the opposite direction were were standing, but we tracked them down quick enough. They both stood there for a good couple minutes signing multiple items for each person there. A person from http://www.twilight-gossip.com/ was there videotaping them & said he was going to post the video soon (havent checked to see if he has yet). I went away with 4 Taylors, 2 Nikkis. I could have had more frome ach, but I wasnt prepared for that.
Maybe an hour went by & they were returning. Again. Like before, they stopped and signed, mostly for the same people. They talked again, and this time I had a video going & asked a couple questions to Nikki. I will post that video when I have more time & less of a headache. After that, they went on their way into the hotel & we would have a very long lull after that.
Kellan Lutz went out for his daily jog, but none of us saw him leave (remember what I said about difficult to cover the place?). A couple paps saw him on his return, but for the mostpart he was unnoticed. Not long after we briefly saw Bryce Dallas Howard from a distance going in, but not enough time to get her attention.
There would be a couple hours of nothing, till my friend & I were off on an non-Twilght related venture & ran into a scruffy looking Jackson Rathbone by fluke on Robson street. Jackson was still cool as before, signing everything, talking up a storm. Once he left, we decided not long after that to pack it in for the night as Thursday was going to be busy.....or so we thought.
Thursday came in with me feeling weird. I slept a LOT that night, but just wouldnt get up. Two or 3 text & and a call later I finally rolled out of bed in early afternoon & headed downtown based on info that the non-Twilight based person from the night before was out & should be returning imminently. That never happened. So I wasted 4-5 hours down there instead of hunting for Twilighters. I then decided I was going to go home & did.
Once home, I had JUST opened the door to my room when my phone rang & was given info that a considerable portion of the cast was out to dinner together. So I left the house. They were where I was told, but with no back up to help me, I was wasting my time. I stood out there & saw what I believe was the back of Kellan leaving, but without anyone to cover off for me, I couldnt pursue. Another dud. I am still pissed about it & probably why I have a bit of a headache, since I camt downtown on this hot info & was shocked no one else (at least 6+ people knew it) didnt bother to put in the time either....almost as if everyone expected me to scout it out & let them know when action happened.
So its already Friday now. I need to get up a normal time tomorrow...but probably wont.
Guess whose back, back again. Twilights back, tell your friends...and random followers you have never met
Yes. The day many pre-teen thru middle aged moms have waited for has arrived. The cast of Twilight Saga Eclipse started making their way into Vancouver today for pre-production.
The first cast member to poke his head out was Charlie Bewley, who is better known as Volturri member Demitri in the upcoming release of New Moon in November. I did not choose to go for him, as I had a gameplan & opted to stick to it for the short time. Mr. Bewley was spotted arriving into town, where he met up with a local girl & left with her, and not with a production vehicle. Hmmmm. Way to go Charlie.
While Charlie was coming in I met a new face to the Twilight fan site game (or new to me atleast). My ability to forget names of guys has struck me again (forgot his name...even after he told me twice) but he runs the site http://www.twilight-gossip.com & was commited enough to his craft today to spend a few hours at the airport himself hoping for some glimpses of the cast coming it. Unfortunately for him he picked the time of day there was nothing there....but he tried atleast. Good guy, seems friendly. We chit chatted for a while as we waited for Mr. Bewley to come in or get the word he wasnt at the hotel we were at.
After that little teaser, there was a lull for awhile. Eventually the regulars left their downtown hangout. When we got to the airport there was a lull after the plane arrived, In fact a LONG lull that had the regulars concerned.
The next flight with anyone on it was the big one. A Los Angeles flight that contained Ashey Greene (Alice), Elizabeth Reaser (Esme), Kellan Lutz (Emmett), Nikki Reed (Rosalie) & newcomers Xavier Samuel (Riley) & recent re-cast addition Bryce Dallas Howard (Victoria).
After the flight landed the waiting game started, and soon became the "wtf is going on" game. More than an HOUR after their flight had landed, not a single one of them had come out. We figured they were waiting for someone & were all going to come out at once. One of the local paps later stated that they were all detained because they had to get new work visas. Whatever the reason, they were so late that the 10-12 people waiting for them were starting to wonder what had happened. The drivers were still there, so where was the talent?
A carrier cart of luggage was the first sign. Seen on the cart were pieces of luggage I was familiar with, after seeing pics of the cast leaving LAX just hours earlier on http://www.twifans.com/ blog posts. I recognized some of Elizabeths bags & Xaviers guitar. I now was impatiently wondering where the owners of these bags were.
I then noticed another couple hound/paps who had their camera nuzzled up against the window leading to the secure indoor area where the cast was now congregating while they waited for someone so they could leave. After a few minutes of watching Nikki Reed & Bryce Dallas Howard talk & Ashley Greene occasionally poke into sight, they started their push towards leaving. I then turned on my video, as they started to come out.
As the doors opened, a wave of celebrities & handlers came thru. All of them came out at once & soon, they were seperated by people not in the mood to interact (Elizabeth & Ashley) & those that were (everyone else). Bryce was asked a couple questions & she responded kindly & happily signed autographs for the hounds while the paps shot away. Kellan Lutz also signed willingly, while the other cast either got by untouched or moderately unscathed.
The whole scene lasted maybe 20 seconds, but it seemed like 2 minutes. I got practically nothing good out of the venture. Wont lie, I kinda choked. I had a plan & I didnt follow thru. Soon the entire group was split into 2 different vehicles, and rushed away from the airport. The hounds & paps followed quickly, in no less than 4 cars, a chase was underway along southern Vancouver. As they got closer to the downtown core the car that my carload was following veered off the path the other one was taking. As we got into the downtown core, conversing with individuals in other vehicles it became apparent they were not heading to the regular haunts of the cast from the last movie. It was true, they were not staying at the Sutton Place this time. We were devasted, then even more devastated when we saw the hotel they chose. Its terribly complicated to cover and has multiple exit points. I have hounded this hotel in the past. I didnt like it then & dont like it now. But, I guess for the next two months I will have to endure it.
I did some video of the arrivals, but I have not had time to screen it, edit it, or upload it. It MIGHT not get done for a long time, at the very least, a few days....sorry.
The Twi-bsessed Twi-hards can probably start wetting themselves now...because the first step to Eclipse being filmed has happened. The cast has started arriving & my acetominaphine usage is sure to go up.
I occasionally argue with inanimate objects, but I usually win. So its all good.