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A new comedy film begins production in Asheville, North Carolina this month.

A new comedy film begins production in Asheville, North Carolina this month.

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Based on a true story, this currently untitled film is slated to star some of Hollywood’s most notable comedians. North Carolina native Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover trilogy) stars as an armored car driver who conspires to steal nearly $20 million from a bank vault. Owen Wilson co-stars as his incompetent cohort. This project is attracting […]

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Another Nicholas Sparks Project to Begin Filming In NC This Fall

Another Nicholas Sparks Project to Begin Filming In NC This Fall

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another Nicholas Sparks adaptation is scheduled to begin production in the area this fall. Based on Sparks’ 2007 novel The Choice, this will follow hot on the heels of The Longest Ride, which is shooting in Wilmington this summer. Sparks lives in North Carolina, and has set many of his books in the state. Of […]

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Film Equals Jobs- Wilmywood Talks With Local Businesses

Film Equals Jobs- Wilmywood Talks With Local Businesses

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mere days ago, Bill Vassar – executive vice president at Wilmington’s EUE/Screen Gems Studios – issued a statement, continuing his advocacy for the state’s film incentives program. The fight’s not over yet. And, as legislative negotiations over the new state budget – including the incentives! – drag on, Wilmington business owners join Vassar in speaking […]

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A Short History of Decay

A Short History of Decay

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael Maren’s “A Short History of Decay” will be screening starting TONIGHT through WEDNESDAY of this week at 7pm – Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series. The film stars: Linda Lavin,Harris Yulin, Bryan Greenberg and Benjamin King. Barbara Weetman, Henry Bazemore Jr, Myke Holmes and Anthony Reynolds also […]

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If only superheros could rescue Wilmywood from political chicanery.

If only superheros could rescue Wilmywood from political chicanery.

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Those involved in Wilmington’s local film production scene recently learned the good news that yet another superhero will grace the streets of Wilmington to fight crime and bring lots of cash to the city and state but is very bad news on the heels of our new superhero? Are there some very real villains in […]

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Emmy-Award winning Banshee up for third season renewal on Cinemax

Emmy-Award winning Banshee up for third season renewal on Cinemax

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Banshee, the Cinemax sensational Emmy-Award winning action and drama television series is up for renewal – soon to enter its third season in 2015. The announcement was made recently by Kary Antholis, who is the President of the Cinemax and HBO network. At the moment, the show is enjoying its second season and each episode […]

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Angela Ray, a native of Fayetteville, will guest star on  Love Thy Neighbor

Angela Ray, a native of Fayetteville, will guest star on Love Thy Neighbor

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Angela Ray, a native of Fayetteville, will guest star on the television show, Love Thy Neighbor. She will make her first appearance on Wednesday, January 29th. She will also recur in the same role later in the season. A graduate of South View High School, last year was […]

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New films, pilots and show renewals for Wilmywood and state. Means lot’s at risk.

New films, pilots and show renewals for Wilmywood and state. Means lot’s at risk.

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The year is starting with a roar, for Wilmywood, with Under the Dome and Sleepy Hollow having renewed their commitments to their Wilmington base and new productions already rolling. There is much at stake. This first meeting in 2014 of the film commissions board of directors took place yesterday and we hope they have begun to chart […]

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Michael Cera and John Hawkes cast in pilot filming in North Carolina this spring.

Michael Cera and John Hawkes cast in pilot filming in North Carolina this spring.

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get ready for this these three brilliant talents to spend some time filming in North Carolina. FX announces plans to bring this talented pair to North Carolina very soon.  Michael Cera (“Arrested Development”) and John Hawkes (“Eastbound & Down”)  have been signed to star in the FX comedy pilot “How and Why” from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Charlie […]

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Bolden! Hyatt Hotel heir will re-shoot much of the movie now in production over 5 years.

Bolden! Hyatt Hotel heir will re-shoot much of the movie now in production over 5 years.

| July 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Musician-Jazz aficionado- Hyatt Hotels heir Dan Pritzker, began shooting the Jazz feature film “Bolden” in 2008. IMDB still simply lists the film as “not yet released”. The movie told the the story (from what is known) of  obscure jazz performer Buddy Bolden (1877-1931). Buddy Bolden was said to be the father of traditional jazz. The film was shot […]

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