Boy oh Boy, Hollywood is trying to get in as many projects as they can before our film incentives expire before the end of the year! Thank God! I am happy that so many crew members will be able to pay their mortgages and have a great holiday!
The Untitled Jones-Bee Vacation Project for TBS will be under way next month and they are definitely set for North Carolina. Rumor has it, Wilmywood has got the project!
TBS gave the pilot the green light last month. This scripted comedy pilot from The Daily Show‘s Jason Jones & Samantha Bee is a family road trip comedy about the journey to Key West. They are projected to begin production December 8th. Samantha Jones is set to star in the project which is based on Jones and Bees’ personal accounts over the years on vacation. I will keep you posted as soon as I know more.
Also, there are rumors about HBO Doc currently shooting a pilot in Concord, NC. Possibly some reenactment scenes. Don’t have too many details on this one. I’ll get back to you.
ICYMI: Kim Stewart has been chosen as extras casting director for Blue Mountain State! So, if you wanna work on this project as a stand-in, photo double or background, GET DETAILS NOW
Where are our Wilmywood folks today?
Secrets and Lies heads to the Chamber of Commerce
Sleepy Hollow is back at Cape Fear Club
The Choice is back on private property today, but they will finally venture to a new location tomorrow!
Now looking into the NC filmmaker’s future. Let’s take a look at 2015. Where do we stand? How many positions can be filled?
– Sleepy Hollow will be wrapping by the end of January.
– Under the Dome will begin prepping for season 3 in late Jan/Early Feb.
–Bolden will shoot into the new year with them possibly going as late as March/April 2015.
That’s all we got right now. Less than 1000 jobs for 4200+ film workers. So until we get North Carolina back in business )and we will), let’s expand into other states and see what is close by and worth looking into.
OUTCAST (Cinemax Pilot)
Rock Hill, SC
Projected start date: December 2
DIRTY GRANDPA (Feature Film)
Starring Robert DeNiro and Zach Efron
THE BIRTH OF A NATION (Feature Film)
JESSE AND NAOMI (Feature Film)
THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS (Wes Craven Feature Film)
THE RING 3D (Feature Film)
BROTHERS IN ATLANTA (HBO)
CAPTAIN AMERICAN: CIVIL WAR (Feature Film)
Starring Chris Evans
LP: Patty Whitcher
DEEPWATER HORIZON (Feature Film)
New Orleans, LA
Starring Mark Wahlberg
LP: David Womark
68 days until the long session and a possibility of our Governor bringing up incentives of every kind again possibly in the next couple weeks. Slim chance but there is rumblings about it.
Please join us for Cape Fear Literacy Council’s “1st Annual Oyster Roast” on Saturday, November 8, 2014. This will be a fun and casual celebration of literacy with a fantastic fall feast featuring oysters and all the fixin’s plus music, libations, games and more!
Guests will truly enjoy this rare glimpse onto the grounds of Clarendon Plantation – a private historic waterfront estate that also serves as a filming location for the Sleepy Hollow television series. GET DETAILS NOW!
MOST POPULAR THIS WEEK:
- Rep. Rick Catlin calls film worker ‘Liar’ and ‘Stupid’
- WILMINGTON, NC: Crew Call for Blue Mountain State – The Movie
- Extras Casting Director named for Blue Mountain State!
- EUE/Screen Gems getting Mini-Facelift this Weekend.
- Under The Dome Returns to Wilmywood for a 3rd Season!
- NC Film and small businesses that benefit.
- Rep. Tillis and Gov. Chris Christie sneak out back door to escape film supporters?
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!!