Howdy my loves! Happy Friday! Let’s get the party started, shall we? Under the Dome is working in Currie today and they will continue shooting there on Saturday as well.
Yesterday afternoon, we announced Ashli Bogart got the extras casting gig for the FX’s How and Why.
After completing the pilot for ABC’s Secrets and Lies, Ashli trekked to South Carolina to work on Identity. She is now back home in Wilmington and is ready to get started. There will definitely will have few specialty needs. Those interested in becoming an extra on How and Why can register at www.extrassignup.com. If you have already registered previously, you do not have to sign up again. Ashli will fill you in on the rest when she begins her casting calls on Facebook! Congratulations Ashli and welcome back!!
Catch up on the latest on the battle of the film impact study! Hunter over at The Star News put out the latest article on the conflict. It’s a great read, so get caught up on the latest on the NC Film Incentives NOW!
Azalea Festival is bringing us the fun, the food, all the festivities and some meet and greets. This Sunday, if you have kids that are fans of Disney’s Austin & Ally, Calum Worthy will be doing a meet and greet at Bailey Park. He will also be the ringmaster during the Cole Bros Circus during this Sunday’s 4:30pm show. For the complete list of Azalea Fest Celebs coming into town, CLICK HERE This Monday, my next article for EW’s The Community will be on our NC author, Jason Mott who wrote The Returned. The book was transformed into the hit show, Resurrection on ABC. Regardless of the show being shot in Atlanta, the brilliance came from North Carolina! Where do you find the #EWCommunity blogs on Entertainment Weekly? Here! http://www.EW.com/
Our local boys Hank and Jed Movie Pictures have arrived in Boston for PAXEast, one of the largest gaming conventions on the East coast. They were invited by Plantronics Gaming to be the stars of their booth for the weekend.
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.
MOST POPULAR BLOGS THIS WEEK:
- The Search for Shannon Rippy: Film Industry Friend Goes Missing
- BREAKING: Kristen Wiig flick ‘The Heart’ comes to Wilmywood in May!
- Going ‘Under the Dome’ for season 2 with EP Jack Bender[EW]
- FX’s How and Why names extras casting director.
- How Film Affects Our Community – Graham’s Barber Shop (Under the Dome)
- Sarah Jones: The investigation heats up
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB or on Twitter. You can also just post your comments below! Until then, that’s a wrap!!