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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Oregon Takes Toronto by Storm!

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World-Renowned Festival Highlights “Management,” “The Burning Plain” and “Wendy and Lucy”
August 30, 2008

The Toronto International Film Festival, the world’s second most prestigious film festival after Cannes, kicks off next week, with no fewer than three films on its slate that shot in Oregon:

Management” starring Steve Zahn, Jennifer Aniston and Woody Harrelson

and “The Burning Plain” starring Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger

are part of the festival’s Special Presentations program and feature casting by Lana Veenker Casting.

Wendy & Lucy” starring Michelle Williams

will premiere under the Contemporary World Cinema banner. All three films employed numerous cast and crew from the Northwest.

We will be on hand to attend the premieres and report back to Shawn Levy on the Oregonian’s “Mad About Movies” blog.

Stay tuned.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Actor Solomon Trimble on Getting Cast in "Twilight"

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Had a great coffee meeting on Friday with Solomon Trimble, whom we cast as Sam Uley in “Twilight.”

He sent me the link to this interview, where he talks about his experiences in the audition room and on the set.

Exclusive Interview: Solomon Trimble
Novel Novice Twilight
August 29, 2008

Novel Novice Twilight is proud to present an exclusive interview with Solomon Trimble. You know him as the actor portraying Sam Uley in the Twilight movie. Now get to know him as a smart, funny and thoughtful person — with a lot of insight into the world and characters of Twilight, as well as life in general.

Link to full article.