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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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Iron Man 3 first clip released

Iron Man 3 first clip released

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Iron Man 3 is due to be released on May 3rd. In this first clip an angry Tony Stark taunts the Mandarin by speaking through the press. He announces his home address and call for the Mandarin to “Man-up” to come get him.

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Check out what’s coming up on Casting Carolina!

Check out what’s coming up on Casting Carolina!

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

We have some great stories and interviews planned. Watch for our upcoming interview with International Film and Television Star Nick Searcy from the hit FX series Justified! Then here at home our reporter Shelby Purvis’ interview with Wilmington Actor/UNCW Acting Instructor Myke Holmes! 

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Film Industry Tax Incentives Safe For Now

Film Industry Tax Incentives Safe For Now

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A tax reform proposal that is being constructed by a group of Senators including Republican, Bill Rabon of Brunswick County, will bring changes but as yet, none that threaten the existing incentives that bring filming to the state. The Jan. 1, 2015, sunset for the incentives will remain in place for now which is great news […]

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The Real-Reel of North Carolina

The Real-Reel of North Carolina

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are an actor, then you know the importance of a good reel. A reel of course would be a sequence of your very best moments on film, a visual testament that is designed with the sole purpose of making you look good. A good reel should show that you are capable of doing […]

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