More from Montepulciano
Here are some updates from Italy!
There is the clock tower at midday, a newly installed gutter, and a pictures of a statue taken today in the city hall. It seems that it could be of a saint or something of that kind.
An official translated statement from Eagle Pictures:
In a few days to complete the cast arrives in Italy to
turn Montepulciano two chapters in the book NEW MOON, second episode of the Twilight saga, is set in Volterra. The course will be set blindatissimo.
Tomorrow [today, ndr.] Pattinson flying from Cannes to Rome. Then will drive to Montepulciano. Filming Italian start on set May 26 and e
nd on 29th This is the cast list of a hill
Kristen Stewart - Bella
Robert Pattinson - Edward
Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen
Daniel Cudmore - FELIX - Volturi
Charlie Bewley - DEMETRA - Volturi
Dakota Fanning - JANE - Volturi
Chris Weitz - Director
On May 30 there will be in Montepulciano a gathering of all the Italian twilighters, expected more than 5,000 girls. Many are from abroad there are those who come even from Japan. There is no longer a free hotel within a radius of 20 km.
Meanwhile, the historic center of Montepulciano is preparing to receive the set.
L ‘Androne Hall Michelozzo attributed to the great Florentine Renaissance architect, and the famous cloister were painted dark red, under the
attentive eyes of the technicians and the’ administration. For weeks the girls will file photograph in front of the ‘hall.
Piazza Grande was just the fountain described in the book, it is 7 meters long and made of wood and paper.
Extras, in red outfits, are also spotted around Montepulciano.
Each one of them was clad in red. Hoods, robes, t-shirt, caps…everything was red! They couldn’t really say anyhing because the producers have told them that if they were caught they would be expelled from the set and nobody wants to lose the chance to be in the movie.