THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 02/17/2014 Crew/Cast Call for UTD, Hangin’ with Orlando Jones, Ryan Phillippe, EBD on DVD, Doraleous and more.

Happy Monday my Wilmywood peeps! Man, what a busy weekend.  I think I posted like 5 blogs.  So, let’s recap and add a few more details!

EBD_4Over the weekend we were reminiscing about last summer and Eastbound & Down as the release date for DVD and Blu-Ray was set for the 4th and final season of our HBO show.  May 13th is the arrival date.  So get ready to sit back and enjoy 240 minutes worth of Kenny Effin’ Powers. PRE-ORDER NOW


CREW: UTD is now hiring for the 2nd season.  Crew, please send your resume to

CASTING: Vanessa Neimeyer of NCasting will hold an open casting call for UNDER THE DOME SEASON 2 this Sunday, February 23rd from 5:30pm-10pm (updated time).  You don’t have to attend to be considered, but it will be a fun little get together.  GET DETAILS NOW


Ryan1ABC’s Secrets & Lies is in need of a male who can work as a photo double AND a stand in for Ryan Phillippe for the filming of the television pilot in Wilmington, NC.  Must be available the entire shooting schedule (February 28- March 19). GET DETAILS NOW


Orlando Jones is back!  Presenting an absolutely fun and crazy evening with Orlando Jones: Tainted Love and you have the chance to hang with the man himself at the Brooklyn Arts Center.

Wanna win a pair of VIP passes to the event?  These passes give you the best seats, PLUS a meet and greet with Orlando.  Though each VIP s a $100 value, the experience is priceless! All you gotta do is click join to enter! ENTER TO WIN VIP PASSES NOW!

This will be a SOLD OUT event, so buy your tickets now!  There will be two showtimes.

Show 7:00-9:30pm BUY TICKETS.  Show 10:00-12:30pm BUY TICKETS

General Admission $30.  Balcony (standing) $20.  VIP $100

If you haven’t seen the hilarious web series, Tainted Love: WATCH IT NOW!

411135_10150598740818099_1899344791_oToday is our day!  Hank and Jed‘s new season of Doraleous & Associates premieres today at 12pm EST. 13 new episodes are coming our way.   Catch up and watch the first 36 now! D&A PLAYLIST


Pushing_Buttons_81Staying on the local front, Dancing Honu Productions and The Lighthouse Film Company recently wrapped on their dark comedy, PUSHING BUTTONS.  Shot entirely in Downtown Wilmington, the dark comedy follows five accountants who find themselves stuck in an elevator on their way to a meeting.  Producers Marty Landau and Meredith Jackson teamed up with Writer/Director Jonathan Landau who then teamed up with Michael Kuhn and Les Franck. They worked with some great local crew members including Steve Thompson, Carl Rudisill, Bo Webb, Dan Turek, Craig Rogers, David Ryder, and Craig Theiman.    Pushing Buttons stars Tammy Arnold, Sam Robison, Devin McGee, Lee Armstrong, Meredith Jackson, Jeffrey Holler,  Michael Kuhn and Karman Franck.  SEE BEHIND THE SCENES NOW





I took a detour yesterday after attending the Home Again reveal (see previous blog post) and got to visit the set of Tammy.  I can tell you its got a nice energy.  We have some great local crew working on this one.  Today, they are back on Nun St.  What megastar is  in town and ready to shoot this morning?  Susan Sarandon!!  Yep, she’s here and she joins Melissa McCarthy and Allison Janney on set today!

tonysilvagniA big congrats to everybody’s favorite, local, world champion surfer Tony Silvagni.  He is officially Eric Roberts‘ surf double in the movie The Perfect Summer.  They began at sunrise this morning.   (FYI: Tony’s got an AMAZING surf school). Wilmington’s own, Swirl Films is producing this one.

Here’s some pics from this morning shoot!

Now let’s go Under the Dome!  They will be filming up in Burgaw today.  We have received a special treat from the folks at CBS.  Check out this Sneak Peek that was released this week.

Under The Dome premiers Monday, June 24 at 10/9c.

You have today and tomorrow only to see Arthur Newman in theaters, so make your plans to head to Carmike Cinemas for this limited release!  (check yesterday’s blog post for showtimes).

Port City Pop Con is THIS weekend at the Wilmington Convention center.  Get your tickets now!  Meet cast members of The Walking Dead, Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, Dee Wallace, Margot Kidder, Noah Hathaway (Atreyu in the Neverending Story), Hank and Jed Movie Pictures (creators/cast members of Battlefield Friends and Doraleous & Associates) and so many more!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every morning (Monday-Friday) at 8:30am on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  email me:  Until then, that’s a wrap!