It’s a cliché, but one of the most wonderful things about acting is that it is NEVER the same twice. Every character is different, every location is different, every crew, cast and experience is different. Twilight is no exception. It is by far the most popular and recognizable project I have been a part of. But the really amazing thing about the Twilight universe is what a community it is. Never have I seen a clearer example of this than the MTV Movie Awards.
First, I want to say that being invited to a show you have seen more times than you can remember growing up is pretty exciting and a bit of a trip. But when I arrived I saw that my childhood imagination had NOT exaggerated the size of this event! The red carpet alone must have been 400 ft long. So long in fact, that you couldn’t see from one end of it to the other. It just kept going until it wrapped around a corner and out of sight!
So there I am in almost a dream state—walking the Red Carpet at the MTV Movie awards. And from out of nowhere I hear my name being called. I turn to the audience bleachers and see—in person for the first time—a fellow tweeter! Of all places to finally meet someone! A wonderful, grounding surprise—and as it happened, the first of many.
After the red carpet I make my way to the theatre where the award show will take place. If you watched the show, you must have noticed the enormity of the place. It felt absolutely MASSIVE to me, like you could fit half of Los Angeles into it!
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