Category Archives: Props & Sets

Water For Elephants production notes

This scoop from RPlife was very emotional for me. It’s no surprise we love Robert Pattinson around here but blogging about this film for over a year now, we are intensely attached to all aspects of filming. These production notes … Continue reading

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ARTICLE: ‘Water for Elephants’ prop master was on the hunt during the reshoots

From NPR: One of the Elyeas’ [prop shop owner] clients is Hope Parrish, who’s working on the film Water for Elephants and wants to know where she can find diaper pins from the 1940s. (Down an aisle, second shelf, lower … Continue reading

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VIDEOS: Sara Gruen on Water For Elephants: “They got all the details right…I couldn’t be happier”

I went to see Sara Gruen on her book tour for Ape House back in October. Don’t ask me why I’m just now showing you these videos. Blame Robert Pattinson. He’s usually the reason behind what distracts me. The videos … Continue reading

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RECAP: A spectacular night with the official Water For Elephants trailer

A great response indeed. The official trailer was released yesterday on Apple trailers and the WFE fandom went wild. Our first peek came from Entertainment Tonight. That got the ball rolling despite an error on their part. Water For Elephants … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: WFE fan visits the wagon that almost claimed Robert Pattinson’s arm! Naughty cats ;)

One of our readers, Molly, took a trip to see the circus wagons of Water For Elephants. Here are the pictures and story that she graciously shared: Through my social networking on the internet I found out that the circus … Continue reading

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How We Ran Away With The Circus: The Original WFE Set Soliders Share Their Story

PLEASE NOTE: Normally, this isn’t our protocol but the photos and story shared here were given in the expressed wish that they remain here. Please do not copy and repost the pictures elsewhere. If you’d like, you can excerpt sections … Continue reading

Posted in Christoph Waltz, Circus Animals, Exclusive, Extras, Francis Lawrence, Mark Povinelli, On Location, Props & Sets, Queenie, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Rosie, Set Soldiers, Water for Elephants | Tagged , , , , , , | 73 Comments

Rosie’s Week in Review ~Aug 8~

*sniff* It’s our last Week in Review. Francis Lawrence tweeted “That’s a wrap on WFE!!!!!!” early on August 5th. You can read all the director’s last day of filming tweets HERE. Extras continued to share their Water for Elephants experiences. Read … Continue reading

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Set Soldier Stefanie shares her WFE experience in TN

Words and picture commentary by sweet set soldier Stefanie. The videos are a nice addition. We haven’t had too much of that and video commentary is always fun Admittedly I have not read the Water for Elephants (insert gasp), so … Continue reading

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ARTICLE: Circus World Museum talks WFE’s gorgeous circus wagons

When visitors come to the Circus World Museum, they get a glimpse into how the circus looked generations ago through the costumes, circus wagons, photographs and other exhibits on display. But even Circus World Executive Director Steve Freese was amazed … Continue reading

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It’s a LOVE fest: WFE fans around the world say THANK YOU and spread their LOVE & SUPPORT

Last night I was feeling the twitter energy. @Hibbits tweeted: One day left… and we got all emo. Taking it to the ‘nets, I thought, “let’s try and trend #WFE.” While we are still working on the trend, something better happened. … Continue reading

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