A local Vancouver fan, SL, stumbled across the set the other day on her way home from work, and this is her experience. (Note she was standing behind the established perimeter and cooperated with the staff.)
“After taking the video of Jacobs house and shed last year, I kind of forgot about the hidden away house, driving by on occasion, showing friends from out of town. On my way home from work last Thursday, the last thing I expected was to see was action on the set, but as I drove by the neon signs, I decided to detour past(instead of going home), and low and behold it was buzzing with action.
There were tall black screens blocking most outside views, but a small group of fans clustered on the corner assured me I wasn’t the only one who knew where the set was anymore. Talking with the crowd, I talked with two girls who flew from Toronto to see the sets and a group of lovely ladies from Washington who drove up just for the day!
Not long after I arrived, two fairly well styled men arrived observing the set and joking with the crowd. I soon learned they were paparazzi hoping to catch a shot of our favorite stars! Later on they pulled out their super long lenses and snapped a few pictures of Peter Facinelli and the wolves talking with director David Slade. Our tiny digital cameras were no match for their long lensed professional cameras! So they let us look at the pictures off their cameras and were super nice! They left and the hours passed by.
Hearing the calls of David Slade calling ‘action’ and ‘cut’. Even a few bike revs and a male scream!! (from I’m assuming Jacob as his rib is repaired by Dr.Cullen!) Later we were asked to return to our cars out of the shot, and the fans slowly drive off, giving up! I stayed[note she moved out of the way of the shot and stayed in a different area out of the way] until it looked like they were done with the shot.
I walk down to the PA and observed as the lights were being turned off, I heard someone on the radio say ‘Carlisle’…My heart raced. I asked if they were done and the PA said yes! I looked and watched a rush of make-up artists and hair stylists leave the set, and towards the tinted window car, I saw a flash of bright blonde hair, and I yelled ‘I love you Peter’ he looked up before stepping into the car, said something to his assistants, and started to walk towards me!!! He looked exhausted! but AMAZING in his full costume! His golden, amber eyes glinting in the street light (did i mention it was now 2:30am!).
He shook my hand (I could feel the white make-up coating his hands) he said thank you for waiting! I was just in shock and a little starstruck, I held my my camera out and he said that he was really sorry but he couldn’t take a picture with me because he was in full costume! He gave me a big hug and went on his way! I know this may sound silly and I probably imagined it, but either that fight training has given him and even more rock hard body, or he was just really in character, he felt hard as stone! heheh
That’s the closest I’ll ever get to hugging a real vampire!! Thank You Peter for being a wonderful guy and making Carlisle the amazing character we all imagined him to be!! xo Sunny