Hey Friday peeps! A very busy weekend ahead, so let’s get right to it.
FIRST AND FOREMOST!!!! The NC FILM Rally is THIS SUNDAY!!!! When people say they will “try” to go to the rally, tell them, “DO OR DO NOT. THERE IS NO TRY!” May the 4th be with you! WE NEED YOU! Film Fans, Small Businesses, Vendors, Crew, Background, ALL of you! This Sunday at 5pm on the Riverwalk Downtown. Make your posters! Bring your signs! Wear your film shirts! Let’s do this! CLICK TO say you’re going! When you head to Twitter, make sure you use #NCFilmRally. Let’s get that trending this weekend!
Okay, now we can move on! Yesterday evening it was announced that the lovely Marcella Plunkett made it to Wilmywood for FX’s How and Why AND she is playing two roles!
The Irish actress will play Cynthia, a photographer at Goodman’s new TV station in Murfreesboro, and Magda, Mendelson’s (Michael Cera) secretary, “whose day is spent in a cramped, tiny room, not much bigger than her desk.” WELCOME TO WILMYWOOD, Marcella! READ MORE AT DEADLINE
Now where is everyone shooting today?
- How and Why will be downtown on 2nd St then they head to Matlock territory today at the federal building as well as N 23rd. St
- The Sin Seer will be at Wilmington Coastal boxing on Anderson.
- Under the Dome will be back in Currie, NC.
- Max Steel is getting schooled at undisclosed high school somewhere in Wilmywood…Go Vikings!
Three days away from the start of season two for Sleepy Hollow and the actors are getting ready! Check out the tweet from producer Albert Kim!
Scott Eastwood (Clint Eastwood’s son) is set to star in our soon to be Wilmywood shot The Longest Ride from Nicholas Spark’s 2013 novel of the same name. He will play Luke Collins, “whose love affair with college senior Sophia Danko plays out as the youthful half of the romantic saga.” READ MORE NOW
If you remember last week, we discovered there were some financial woes with Indian Paintbrush’s The Heart starring Kristen Wiig. The deadline is today to lower the budget or find more financiers. As soon as I hear anything, I will let you know! READ LAST WEEK’S ARTICLE
ICYMI: I had a chat with Tim Guinee, who we know in Wilmywood from NBC’s Revolution. We talked about FX’s How and Why, his award winning short film One Armed Man, directed by Tim; produced by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman & the NC Film Incentives. Great conversation! LISTEN NOW!
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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you Monday 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!!