Star-struck women hope to meet movie stars in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Two burger purveyors have been rubbing elbows with crew members of “The Hunted,” but they have yet to meet the movie’s stars.

Lynzy Goin and Jill Mason hope that will change today.

Goin, and Mason, both 22 and of Port Angeles, work at Lynn’s Caboose, a small fast-food business at Laird’s Corner where crew members of “The Hunted” have been ordering lunch for about a week.

In “The Hunted,” Tommy Lee Jones plays a deep woods tracker for the FBI. He is on the trail of Benicio Del Toro, who portrays a diabolical assassin who kills deer hunters for sport.

The two hunt each other in the woods and finally meet each other on the edge of a cliff in the movie’s finale.

That scene is being filmed near the Elwha Dam.

The burger stand at 242751 U.S. Highway 101 is one of the closest eateries to Lower Dam Road, the shooting location which is closed to the public.

“On Wednesday, they ordered 25 double cheeseburgers and small fries, which is a huge order for us,” Goin said.

“They are really nice and have been very patient, since it takes a while for us to make the orders.”

While the star-struck women are hoping to meet Jones and Del Toro, another Port Angeles woman says she spoke to Jones on Thursday at Downriggers Restaurant, 115 E. Railroad Ave.

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