Casting call out for Forks reality TV series

Peninsula Daily News

FORKS -- The casting call for those who want to be in a Forks-based reality TV series will be Tuesday and Wednesday.

Althoughthe "Twilight" movie, based on the book of the same name set in Forks, was not filmed on the West End, the four-novel vampire series has made Forks such a destination that Zig Gauthier, a producer from Los Angeles, wants to give the small town a close-up of another kind.

Gauthier, who founded Red Varden Studios, will conduct casting calls from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Both will be at The Twilight Lounge, 81 N. Forks Ave.

People will be asked to fill out a one- to two page questionnaire and have their picture taken.

The Twilight series of novels by Stephenie Meyer of Arizona tells the fictional story of a Forks High School student, Bella Swan, who has vampire, Edward Cullen, and werewolf, Jacob Black, vying for her heart.


Top 4 choices

Gauthier has said that his production studio works on some 25 to 50 projects each year, and that the idea to hold a series in Forks is among his top four choices.

He said he is looking for people who are extroverts, TV-friendly and living permanently in Forks.

Gauthier formed Red Varden Studios after working for several Fox affiliates, the Game Show Network and the SyFy Channel.

For more information, phone 310-450-5860 or visit to www.redvarden.com.

Last modified: December 20. 2009 11:27PM
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