Woo Hoo! Happy Hump Day! HUGE news came out yesterday regarding two of our shows and there is more.
Eddie Cahill CSI: New York has been cast as Big Jim’s brother in law who is the “crazy drunk” who lives in the woods! Also, Karla Crome (Misfits) joins the enclosed gang! Crome will play Rebecca, the beautiful school teacher who we’ve been talking about. READ STORY
And the third piece of good news, although the casting details have not been revealed yet, it looks like the dead will rise as Junior’s mother, Pauline, will return to Chester’s Mill. Or did she even leave? No word yet on how many episodes. Under the Dome Season 2 premieres Monday, June 30 at 10PM EST
Also, yesterday, we found out Wilmywood might get their hottie back! Ryan Phillippe is reportedly in final negotiations to star in ABC’s Secrets & Lies. If you remember he was here in the 90′s for I Know What You Did Last Summer. Let’s hope the negotiations go well, because he would be the leading man in this series. A premiere date has been set for October. More casting choices will be coming out soon, so stay posted. READ STORY
Variety’s Dave McNary wrote an article yesterday morning on the unveiling of Max Steel which will happen tomorrow in Europe. He opens with:
“The Berlin festival may not unspool on a sunny beach, but the European Film Market, which runs alongside the fest, is becoming much more like Cannes and the American Film Market — at least when it comes to serving as a launching pad for major movies.”
So get ready for Max Steel which will make an appearance at the EFM (European Film Market) and Mattel and Dolphin Films will unveil more details about the live-action adaptation. So, that means we can look forward to more details this week!
It’s official, our North Carolina American Idol runner-up who has six albums under his belt, Clay Aiken, announced this morning that he will indeed run for the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District. You know what question we want answered! Here’s his pitch.
TONIGHT!!! The Dirt Poor Filmmakers Fest is tonight at the Calico Room and it’s all local! Johnny Gray will be your host. Here’s the sweet line up of local shorts:
Jack to the Future: Directors Nate Daniel and Derek Pons.
Alex is about to find out just how far he’s willing to go to fulfill his life long dream of time travel. All that stands in his way is a big stack of cash, a little self respect, and his best friend Jack. Narrative RT: 17:30
Imperium: Directed by Kathryn Hazelton
The devil makes a deal with death. Narrative 17:30
McDuffy: The Urban Eagle: Directed by Troy Carlton
In present day New Orleans, Narco Detective Connor McDuffy prowls the streets for crime and battles the hot new street drug, bath salts, in this action comedy. Narrative. 19:00
Withdrawal: Directed by John Anthony
After giving up smoking, a man slowly loses his mind as he struggles with withdrawal.
We Can’t Help You: Directors Brad Land and Alan Scott Neal.
After making a careless mistake a young vagrant is guided by his boozing and charismatic mentor to carry out a vicious act.
803: Directed by Jacob Joyner
An intern awakens to the blare of television static in a strange compound.
Tuesday: Directed by Nick Cocuzza
Andrew, a young computer science major, passes through life without excitement until Tuesday comes along.
DRAG HIM OUT!: Directed by Chase Kliber
A self-loathing bounty hunter is called on to pull an unlikely target from a crumbling warehouse.
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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: 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!!