Please join the Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County for a press conference today at NOON, on the Wilmington Riverwalk, across from the Federal building. They will announce Wilmington’s “official” ranking among the USA Today “10Best” Readers’ Choice Awards in the category of “Best American Riverfront.” So, yeah, we nailed it, come on out during lunch and celebrate!
The Choice is on private property today.
Secrets and Lies will be shooting at the Blue Post on S. Water St. and the surrounding areas.
Sleepy Hollow heads to the sound stages.
In the ratings, Sleepy Hollow is on the rise! They earned a 1.8 which was a tenth from last week’s 1.7 among Adults 18-49 rating.
Also announced yesterday, Buffy the Vampire Slayer vet Michelle Trachtenberg has landed a guest role on Sleepy Hollow as the first lady Abigail Adams. TV Line reports that she had a secret life that involved Katrina Crane. READ MORE NOW
AROUND THE STATE:
The reboot for the feature film Vacation is taking a break from Atlanta to film day one of three in the Charlotte area. They will be shooting at the training center for white water rafting. Oh Lord, this outta be good! LOL The comedy stars Ed Helms, Christina Apple Gate, Chris Hemsworth and others with a cameo of course from Clark and Ellen Griswold.
The Kate Beckinsale feature The Disappointments Room will wrap this Friday. Yesterday, they were shooting at the Railroad Depot in Madison (Rockingham County) and then they moved onto some driving scenes.
Meanwhile Senate Speaker Phil Berger was invited to set yesterday, but he refused. Perhaps because he was too busy protesting gay marriage? Charles Rourk reports.
ICYMI: The 2015 People’s Choice Awards Nominees have been announced. Check out the list of NC Film nominees. GO THERE NOW
1900 Restaurant and Lounge will be hosting a Bring Back Film party on Wednesday, October 29th. The party begins at 7pm. They are raising awareness not money and there is no cover charge.
ONE STOP VOTING begins tomorrow. Please get out and vote and bring a friend to the polls. EDUCATE YOURSELF NOW ON CANDIDATES
ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL: Absentee voting runs through October 28, 2014
EARLY VOTING (ONE STOP) PERIOD: October 23, 2014 – November 1, 2014
LIST OF WHO VOTED FOR AND AGAINST FILM: NCGA_FilmmakersVotingGuide_2014
Still looking for MORE volunteers at the polls! We are looking for folks who are pro-NC Film to work in 2 hour shifts at the one stop early voting (October 23, 2014 – November 1, 2014) locations and on Election day (November 4, 2014) in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County locations.GET MORE DETAILS NOW
Steve Unger is running against Pender County’s Chris “Anti-Film” Millis for NC House District 16. DONATE TO STEVE UNGER’S CAMPAIGN NOW!
MOST POPULAR THIS WEEK:
- Under The Dome Returns to Wilmywood for a 3rd Season!
- ‘Bolden’ names Extras Casting Director
- THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 10/13/2014 Day One for The Choice, Sleepy Hollow, More Protest Coverage
- NC Film and small businesses that benefit.
- Rep. Tillis and Gov. Chris Christie sneak out back door to escape film supporters?
- CHARLESTON, SC: NCasting scores extras casting for WEtv series.
- Two Billboards in Wilmywood support NC FILM
- As NC FILM fades to black who NOT to vote for at the polls.
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!!