NC flick ‘Adrenaline’ gets picked up by Word Films

Many of you saw this flick last month as they SOLD OUT two showings here in Wilmywood.  And if you were one of the lucky ones to get  yourself a ticket, you already know this tidbit.  Regardless, you should be VERY proud of our Wilmington, NC filmmakers. Our local boys and one “good old boy,” John Schneider, got themselves a distribution deal with Word Films for the NC-shot, family feature,  Adrenaline.  It stars John Schneider along with local actors Michael Rosander, Myke Homes, and Anthony Reynolds to name a few.  Oh and let’s not forget the fabulous Gregory Alan Williams. It was written, produced and directed by Joseph Quinn Simpkins. Additional writers include Alex Chatfield and Michael Rosander. The film was produced by Del Baron among others.  It was truly a very collaborative effort.  SEE FULL CAST AND CREW CREDITS

After straightening the curves all these years, it was a pleasure to finally race in a straight line,” said Schneider, the beloved Dukes of Hazard star. “I am very excited about this film.

ICYMI, here’s the trailer. Enjoy!

Adrenaline is the story of a drag racer whose life is changed forever by a near-fatal car crash that leaves him partially paralyzed, forcing him to face new circumstances as he ultimately learns to race again.

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 01/03/2013 Max Steel, Sleepy Hollow Birthdays and More!

Max-SteelYay!  It’s already Friday!  That went fast, didn’t it?  Alright let’s get right to it.  What a week of banter about Max Steel.  Ready for the latest?  I am getting mixed messages from the lot.  Some are saying that Max Steel plans to open up offices Monday.  BUT to counter that, I heard, nope, it’s just a rumor.  I guess we’ll find out Monday if it is  indeed true.   I have a feeling it won’t be for at least another week and that they will be at Screen Gems.  Pure speculation on my part however.  They are opening offices this month.  I will let you know ASAP. Max Steel is shooting in both Wilmington and Connecticut.

Happy Birthday to cutie pie Nick Gonzalez, you know, Abbie’s Ex, Detective Luke Morales on Sleepy Hollow!  He turns 38 today!  Yay!  Happy Birthday to your face, my handsome buddy!

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And speaking of Abbie, yep, say Happy Birthday to Nicole Beharie too!  She turns 29 today!  Oh but wait there’s more!  Tomorrow we can say Happy Birthday to Miss Jill Marie Jones!  Wow!  A triple threat! Happy Birthday Ladies!!

TV.com’s Winners are out!  Congrats to Ichabod Crane aka Tom Mison is deemed “Best New Character of 2013.”

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NC shot, Banshee was also a winner.  It was named the most underrated series of 2013.tscc3

Adrenaline_OuteachNCHow about a little update on NC shot Adrenaline! Producer Del Baron was excited yesterday and says he’s ready for an amazing 2014.  He said he is really looking forward to finishing production this spring.  As for a release date, Baron said there will be a “limited theatrical release in the US and select foreign markets.”  They are hoping for a summer release. They shot this family friendly flick in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Wallace, Rockingham and Supply. The star of the feature John Schneider, made the cover of  Outreach NC.  Check it out.  The article and pictures are from Rockingham.

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UPComing events:

  • JAN 8 – The People’s Choice Awards are Wednesday, 9pm EST on CBS
  • JAN 9Variety’s upcoming Breakthrough of the Year Awards, at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).  Dean Norris will be on hand to accept the award for Under the Dome.
  • JAN 13 – Sleepy Hollow Episode 11 “Vessel” is that Monday, 9pm EST on FOX
  • JAN 15 – Encore Magazine’s Best of 2013: Voting ends that Wednesday VOTE NOW. (And it’s my birthday, too!)
  • JAN 20 – The epic Season Finale of Sleepy Hollow (Epi 12/13) a 2 hour action-packed ride which begins at 8pm EST!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks). Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!