Today, it feels like the quiet before the storm. Since Red Zone wrapped on Thursday last week, we have only one production running. Our next double action will be when Max Steel begins April 29th. Our Domies will be back on Chestnut St. today.
And speaking of all things Under the Dome, my first article for Entertainment Weekly’s “Community” section is out NOW! I am officially a content contributor! They are having me write about strictly North Carolina film. I am so proud to be able to highlight Wilmington, North Carolina to the 1000s of readers! Check it out! http://bit.ly/1h80q0V. Please show some love when I post it by simply reading it! It’s the Jack Bender interview you haven’t read or heard yet. Pretty juicy if you are a fan of the show!
We’ve got another feature film for North Carolina. Our NC production company THE iNDEE, the parent company of New Daydream Films, has been obnoxiously busy. Over the past 22 months they completed six features and 100 episodes of television AND they are releasing five features this year, and producing another four. “We’ve really found our groove,” says producer Richard Clark, Jr. Seriously? I would say that is the understatement of the year! The next feature to come is When the Dust Settles which will shoot in Gastonia, NC late summer. So congrats to Richard and company!
A Hollywood legend that has graced the streets of Wilmington has passed away. Mickey Rooney was one of the biggest and brightest Hollywood stars in the 1930s and 1940s. But his acting career went on for decades. He was in Wilmington a few years back shooting the award winning film, The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005). It was a true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams’ dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. IMDb marks it as “Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that’s precious for love or country.” Mickey played the character David McCord. He was 93.
LOOKING FOR THOSE FILM=JOBS STICKERS? Sunrise Broadcasting has a few. Feel free to stop by and grab you one while they last at 25 N. Kerr Ave. (near the intersection of Market and Kerr across from the new Walgreens). Offices are open 8:30am-5:30pm M-F.
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- THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/04/2014 HUGE NEWS! Big Sexy Comin’ to NC, the 2014 NC Film Slate, Red Zone Wraps and More.
- THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/02/2014, HUGE Rumors From the Lot, Loomis Fargo, Secrets & Lies, Age of Miracles, Impact Study
- How Film Affects Our Community – Graham’s Barber Shop (Under the Dome)
- THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/03/2014 – Age of Miracles, The Heart, Sleepy Hollow, Loomis Fargo, Bolden and Way More!
- NC Film Impact Study Released
- Headshots 101: Casting Directors’ Pet Peeves
That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5. And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10! Got Scoop? Email me: email@example.com. Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB or on Twitter. You can also just post your comments below! Until then, that’s a wrap!!