Alice Englert

SET VISIT: ‘Beautiful Creatures’ with Emmy Rossum and Margo Martindale

SET VISIT: ‘Beautiful Creatures’ with Emmy Rossum and Margo Martindale We visit the Baton Rouge, Louisiana set of Beautiful Creatures starring Emmy Rossum There are certain movie sets where you get that intangible feel of a time and place just moments after arrival. When we pulled up to the sprawling Ravenwood Manor set used in Beautiful Creatures, that unmistakable feeling sunk in right away. As I mentioned in my set visit preview from August, I was invited down to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to visit this amazing set on a sweltering summer day to check out this fantasy adaptation, based on the popular novel series written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

To be perfectly honest, the first thing that came to mind when I initially heard about this project was Twilight. They are both set in a sleepy town and feature a budding romance with supernatural aspects at the heart of the relationship. Largely, what I learned on the set is that, while Beautiful Creatures and Twilight may cater to the same demographic, they are both vastly different creatures, pun intended.

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