Friday, April 10, 2009

"New Moon" Film Sets In Vancouver Attracts Crowds Of Fans


The Vancouver Sun
has an article addressing the amount of fans that have migrated to the sets of New Moon. While the producers have been trying to keep the set locations rather hush-hush, it appears the huge fan base has other ideas.

Before a two-day shoot inside Pacific Rim National Park Reserve even began on March 20, the Summit Entertainment release was shrouded in such secrecy it was code-named the Untitled Sports Movie.

As desperate as such measures might seem, the saga's huge, obsessive base of "Twi-hards" have made it unavoidable.

"To preserve the content of the material you're trying to capture, with such a large fan base who know the nuances of the books so well, you have to go over-and-above ordinary means of protection," co-producer Bill Bannerman explained.

"It's to give the director and the group the space they need to work," he said, adding the fan fervour is understandable.

Read the whole article here

-JessH

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