Archive for April, 2013

Atlanta to get major studio to house James Bond productions

Atlanta to get major studio to house James Bond productions

| April 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Competition with neighboring film production state is heating up.  According to recent AP news, The British film studio that is responsible for the everlasting James Bond franchise has announced plans this week for it’s first U.S. film production facility near Atlanta. The UK company that pulled in 11 million for it last Bond installment ‘Skyfall’, will […]

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Eastbound & Down’s David Gordon Green is one busy man.

Eastbound & Down’s David Gordon Green is one busy man.

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eastbound & Down’s consulting producer and director David Gordon Green who has stated that he originally wanted to be a fireman, is on a quite different and busy path. Green who Cites John Boorman’s Deliverance as one of his all-time favorite movies, which he took in at the tender age of ten, is not sitting at the […]

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Revolution continues!

Revolution continues!

| April 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Get ready for more action! Revolution along with four other dramas was renewed today by NBC. There is still rumor and hope that the 2013-14 season will be filmed in Wilmywood.  There are also still six more episodes to come from first season and now we know its “lights on”… well, at least for the […]

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Wilmywood rejects proposed reform that would hobble current film incentives.

Wilmywood rejects proposed reform that would hobble current film incentives.

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local and state film industry professionals swarmed in downtown Wilmington on Saturday afternoon converging on the corner of Market and Water streets to protest the HB 994 bill introduced in the NC state legislature. The bill is thought by many to be a direct threat to the state’s film industry as it’s purpose would essentially make the […]

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Changeover,  hushpuppies rising in a dog-eat-dog world.

Changeover, hushpuppies rising in a dog-eat-dog world.

| April 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Casting Carolina talked with Estes Tarver and Tripp Green to get inside the minds of the North Carolina film makers who are “going for it” and making what they feel will be an emotionally powerful film, using crowd funding as a means to achieve the films budget. The film’s cast includes some seasoned actors. Among […]

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The Conjuring trailer

The Conjuring trailer

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trailer for NC-filmed THE CONJURING (aka The Warren Files), which hits theaters July 19

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Having fun is just an act

Having fun is just an act

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Although Wilmington is known for many things (pristine beaches, UNCW, the battleship), one defining factor soars above the rest: the film industry. In the past few years, this industry has exploded in Wilmington, so much that the town has even been fondly nicknamed “Wilmywood.” The place is filled with struggling actors, people with a dream […]

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First look at “The Ultimate Life”

First look at “The Ultimate Life”

| April 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here is a first look at the North Carolina made Michael Landon Jr. project, due to be released in theatres in September. Opening in theaters September 6, THE ULTIMATE LIFE is both a sequel and a prequel to the beloved movie The Ultimate Gift. Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t seem to make […]

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Eastbound and Down is back in town!

Eastbound and Down is back in town!

| April 9, 2013 | 4 Comments

Eastbound and Down is back in town! The comedy starring Danny McBride has been renewed for a forth season and has opened offices at EUE Screengems. HBO has ordered eight additional episodes and should begin filming in May. This is good news for Wilmywood as there were rumors floating that the third season would be […]

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North Carolina’s own Nick Searcy

North Carolina’s own Nick Searcy

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Casting Carolina’s Exclusive Interview With Nick Searcy. International Film and Television Star Nick Searcy is from North Carolina and he began his film and television career while living in the state. Looking over Nick’s career, one will see a veritable assortment of portrayals that range from comical to serious or even scary and grotesque. From […]

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