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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 12/18/2013 – Variety Helps Spread the Message, Hank and Jed, PCAs and more…

Howdy and Happy Hump Day! Yesterday was a fun-filled crazy day for film blogging. Not, one, not two, but three were posted as so much was going on.  I will recap and add some goodies this morning!

Yesterday on the Wilmywood Daily Facebook page, I deemed these folks as the Best NC Film Family ever! Hilarious! This Raleigh, NC Family has got more than 6 million views since last week! If you haven’t seen this video yet, you will LOVE it! 

ncFLAGThe Governor’s office sent out a press release yesterday.  Film and Television Production spent at least $254 Million in North Carolina this year. That’s direct in state spending folks!  It’s been one the most successful years in NC Film history. The release stated that production companies generated more than 4,000 “well-paying” crew positions and nearly 25,000 job opportunities, including talent and background extra positions. There were more than 5,700 production days in more than 30 counties this year. READ PRESS RELEASE NOW

keepncA lot of people read this press release and liked what was included, but many were more intrigued about what was not included:  the reason for such high direct in state spending. The 25% film incentive.  An interesting omission, indeed.  Perhaps they thought is was a given?   The economic impact numbers help make our case that the incentives should not end on Jan. 1, 2015.  Regardless, we will continue the push until the big vote in May.

Ted-Johnson-VarietyI wanted to thank Ted Johnson, the senior editor for Variety for bringing this message to Hollywood.  Did you know that some people in LA think that our incentives don’t even exist anymore?  Crazy.  Production Companies and studios need to know that North Carolina is still very much a viable option.  So, thanks Ted, I think this article will be a big help.  READ HIS ARTICLE NOW

Variety also brings us this wonderful news about our NC shot  Homeland. The  season finale pulled in its largest audience to date.  READ ARTICLE NOW!

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Tony Schnur (Sniper)

Tony Schnur (Sniper)

Our local production company Hank and Jed Movie Pictures spilled the beans.  They are featured in the popular video game, Battlefield 4.  Due to Hank and Jed’s hugely successful web series, Battlefield Friends, EA and DICE, the makers of the game, became fans of the show and contacted them to be in the game.  Brent Triplett, Jon Etheridge, Tony Schnur and Nate Panning recorded at Post 1200, a post-production facility here in Wilmington, NC.  READ STORY NOW

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39th Annual People's Choice Awards - Show40th annual People’s Choice Awards will air live on CBS on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. ET.  I checked again this morning and yep VOTING is still open for  Favorite New TV DramaVOTE NOW FOR SLEEPY HOLLOW!

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.  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!!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 10/24/2013 NC flick in theaters tomorrow, Well Wishes, Vote for our NC productions

A North Carolina shot comedy is in theaters tomorrow!  Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. The storyline involves a bad grandpa who takes a cross-country trip with his young grandson.  You don’t really see it here, but the trailer you see in theaters has a ton of North Carolina beauty including the Charlotte, Gastonia and Belmont areas.  One restaurant in particular was The Penguin restaurant in Charlotte. The flick stars Johnny KnoxvilleJackson Nicoll and Georgina Cates.

Well Wishes, an independent feature, written and directed by UNCSA grad, Drew Boyd, is back in Wilmington again today.  Yesterday they were at Airlie Gardens.  They are moving just down the road to the beach.   Wrightsville Beach access 1 beginning this morning.  The movie stars our local boys Cullen MossShane Callahan , with Don Baker and Anna Stromberg in major supporting roles. Tons of other Wilmington talent involved too!

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Still from “The Heroes of Arvine Place”

And speaking of Cullen Moss, our Wilmington-based actor has been killing it lately!  We just saw him do a hilarious scene in Eastbound and Down with Danny McBride in the season premiere, and now you can see him on the big screen during Cucalorus in The Heroes of Arvine Place (written and directed by Wilmington legend, Damian Lahey). It was in the Williamsburg International Film Festival in New York where it won Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor!  So give some love to Cullen for killing it and living the dream!!

The Squeeze is shooting at the Wilmington Municipal Golf course today.

PCAThe People’s Choice Awards are asking you to vote for all your movie/TV favs, but how on God’s green Earth is Tom Mison NOT on the list as FAVORITE ACTOR IN A NEW TV SERIES?  Or even Nicole Beharie as FAVORITE ACTRESS IN A NEW TV SERIES? No worries you can write in their names!  I did. You should also write in Under the Dome!  Also, make sure to vote for Safe Haven, The Conjuring, We’re the Millers and more!  PLEASE VOTE NOW!

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR NC CASTING CALLS OF THE DAY!

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Are you looking for some of the best movies to come out of Wilmywood?  How about a Wilmywood Thriller/Horror Marathon just in time for Halloween?  Check out what’s available in the Wilmywood Shop powered by Amazon.com  Buying from the Wilmywood Shops helps me keep this blog going!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY 10/17/2013 Danny McBride, Sleepy Hollow, The Squeeze, Cucalorus

dannyMcBride_KimmelDanny McBride was on Jimmy Kimmel last night.  Here they are talking about filming Eastbound and Down in Wilmywood with Marilyn Manson.  LISTEN NOW!

Congrats to Sleepy Hollow’s Roberto Orci, Len Wiseman, Alex Kurtzman and Mark Goffman.  They made the list in an article from The Hollywood Reporter “Power Showrunners: 10 to Watch for 2014”  READ IT NOW! SH_Headless

Attention, Sleepy Heads!  If you want to relive the first 5 episodes of the show, there will be a Sleepy Hollow Marathon on FX on October 26th beginning at 1pm EST.  (Yes it’s not a typo, FX not FOX)

JillianMurrayIf the GORGEOUS Jillian Murray and I can get our schedules aligned, we will have a chat on the Sunny Morning Show next week. She is currently working on The Squeeze.  Gather your questions over the weekend.  You know I love to ask your questions!  Email them to me! Put “Jillian Interview” in the subject line!  The Squeeze begins principal photography tomorrow!

Get ready for the Cucalorus MEAT n GREET Volunteer BBQ this Sunday at Jengos Playhouse. It’s a fun way for current and prospective volunteers to get more information about Cucalorus and meet others in the organization. Anyone is welcome to come. SEE DETAILS NOW  CUCALORUS

Also join in on the fun!  #Movealorus Instagram Video competition. Anyone can upload a video onto Instagram with their most fun, creative dance moves and tag it #Dancealorus and #Movealorus. The best video will win two free tickets to Dancealorus, Wed., Nov. 13 at Thalian Hall. Here’s the skinny on that  Deadline: Sunday, October 20th 11:59pm. Movies_NC Are you looking for some of the best movies to come out of Wilmywood?  How about a Wilmywood Thriller/Horror Marathon just in time for Halloween?  Check out what’s available in the Wilmywood Shop powered by Amazon.com

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 10/01/2013, Watch Eastbound & Down NOW, Wilmywood Party tonight, The Squeeze and more.

cullenmossDon’t have HBO, but wanna see Eastbound and Down?  Well guess what, you can!  All you have to do is to subscribe to HBO’s youtube channel and BAM watch what you missed from Sunday night!  And a HUGE MAJOR HIGH FIVE to our local boy Cullen Moss!  He killed it in this episode!  For those that don’t know this brilliant guy, he plays Kenny’s Rent a Car Boss, Mark!  Baaahahahaa – Oh my God, so hilarious!!

If it isn’t showing up, that means you NEED TO SUBSCRIBE to their channel.  

Soooo?  How did you enjoy last night’s episode of Sleepy Hollow?  Did the Sandman enter your dreams?  Post your comments about last night’s episode below!  I will be posting the ratings later today.  The Sleepy folks will be shooting at the Brooklyn Arts Center on N. 4th St today. Missed last night’s episode? Catch up now on http://FOX.com , FOX NOW and FOX On Demand.

Shell Island ResortTONIGHT:  WILMYWOOD PARTY!  6pm-9pm at  Shell Island Resort in Wrightsville Beach.  This will be a great chance to catch up with everyone and talk shop!  I will be bartending and all my tips will go to Canines for Service!  ALL AGES welcome.  Hope you can make it.  Gonna be super fun!

AnneArcherYesterday I added an extra blog to report the fabulous actress/producer Anne Archer is in town.  She was spotted downtown having lunch at The Basics with a large group of people.  After doing a little digging, Anne’s husband of 35 years is the Sports Producer and Emmy Award Winner, Terry Jastrow.  With Jastrow’s extensive golf knowledge and resume, one can speculate they are here for The Squeeze, the golf movie which opened up offices at Screen Gems Monday.

bonecollectorAre you a fan of the movie, The Bone Collector?  Well, guess who is coming to Wilmywood?  The incredible author himself, Jeffery Deaver, all to support the Cape Fear Literacy Council. He will be here Sunday, October 20th.  Deaver will be speaking about, of course, The Bone Collector and how he comes up with storylines, characters and what it’s like to adapt a novel into a screenplay.  There will also be a Q&A.  Looking to get to know Deaver better? There will be a separate VIP cocktail reception where he will do autographs, pictures and the like.  Tickets are on sale now, HOWEVER, I do have a pair of general admission tickets as well as a hardcover of his recent bestseller, The Kill Room. More details to come on how to win!

alisaHarrisYesterday, WECT reported  Jane McNeill and Anthony Reynolds, two Wilmington-based actors, both landed roles in the Hugh Jackman flick Prisoners.  Well, there is one more to add!  The fabulous Alisa Harris is also on that list!  As you can see she played the Police Clerk in the flick.  If you saw the movie, lemme know if you spotted the pretty lady!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD – 08/26/2013 – Need a pass to Sleepy Hollow? UTD, CIC and more.

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If you missed the revolutionary Revolution.  Season One is now  available on Netflix.  They are in Austin, TX shooting Season 2 which  will premiere September 25th!
The word is finally out.  Remember  a few weeks ago I told you Danny McBride is moving onto another HBO  show, a high-school based one?  This will be the one that Lindsay Lohan could be a part of.  She is interested.   Now, where will they film it?   We can hope, right?

Happy Birthday to Melissa McCarthy.  She turns 42 today!

Tonight on Under the Dome, everyone wants to  know: who is the 4th hand?  Make your predictions NOW on Facebook!  Hell’s Kitchen is the place to be tonight.   Viewing party at 10pm.  Here’s a sneak peek for tonight! Let the games begin!

UTD_ScriptThere are two Under the Dome autographed scripts that are being auctioned off within the next 30 days.  The first script will be part of a silent auction benefiting Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation during their Last Chance for White Pants Gala in Wilmywood.  It’s also an online auction. Register and get your bids in now!

Christmas in Conway is shooting in Forest Hills.

sleepySleepy Hollow starts out the day on Stage 10, then they head to Currie, NC.  Tomorrow night is the big early screen for Sleepy Hollow in Wilmywood at Mayfaire’s Regal Cinemas at 7:30pm  It’s over sold so get there EARLY!!

Have you worked on Sleepy Hollow?  Need a pass?  I am gonna give one away ONLY TO SOMEONE WHO HAS WORKED ON THE SHOW.  I will pick a winner tomorrow morning. Email me now! Subject line: Sleepy Hollow with your name, phone number and job title.

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every weekday morning at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD – 08/23/2013, Sleepy Hollow, Backlot Beauty, Film=Jobs stickers

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Cover of Black Knight

Ashlea Kosikowski had a blast on the set of Sleepy Hollow yesterday with scorpions and gorgeous set design galore At Screen Gems. Ash will be hosting this upcoming screening of Sleepy Hollow at Mayfaire’s Regal Cinemas, this Tuesday. Read about her adventures and get a closer look at Sleepy Hollow NOW!  While she was on stage 10, crews have already broken ground on the back lot and are working on transforming it into a 1700 colonial town. Last time we had a back lot set was for Martin Lawrence’s Black Knight in 2000.  Sleepy Hollow is filming at Barbary Coast on S. Front St.

Wrangler Jeans is doing a photo shoot today at Greenfield Lake Park as well as the downtown area.

UTD ScriptThere are two Under the Dome autographed scripts that are being auctioned off within the next 30 days.  The first script will be part of a silent auction benefiting Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation during their Last Chance for White Pants Gala in Wilmywood.  It’s also an online auction. Register and get your bids in now!

The next auction will be for the Sunny 104.5 Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon September 18th & 19th.  I will post more info soon!

TODAY!  filmjobsI will have Film=Jobs stickers to give away today during another “Win the Woodie” stop. We broadcast at the Scotchman Convenience Store on Hwy 421 at the Isabella Holmes Bridge intersection from 12-1. Come see us check out the woodie and come get you a sticker!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every weekday morning at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!