Happy 11/12/13 day to ya! Lots to cover today, so let’s get right to it! In love with the Hunger Games? Well, you can own a piece of the movie…and wear it! It is wardrobe galore from our beloved North Carolina shot Hunger Games! In fact, over 200 original screen-worn costumes from the flick will be on the auction block. Interested bidders can participate in person, by telephone, absentee and Internet. The auction site says:
“Included in the auction will be costumes worn by Jennifer Lawrence as “Katniss,” Josh Hutcherson as “Peeta,” Elizabeth Banks as “Effie,” Stanley Tucci as “Caesar,” Liam Hemsworth as “Gale,” Woody Harrelson as “Haymitch,” Lenny Kravtiz as “Cinna,” Donald Sutherland as “President Snow,” Wes Bentley as “Seneca,” and many, many more.”
And that does include wardrobe from our fabulous Rue, Amandla Stenberg who is currently in Wilmywood playing Macey, Captain Irving’s daughter on Sleepy Hollow. CHECK OUT ALL THE ITEMS NOW! Proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. And speaking of Sleepy Hollow, an amazing night for a Midnight Ride! I will have the ratings report later today in a separate blog post per usual. Phillip Iscove (co-creator Sleepy Hollow), posted a great article from Forbes which finally answers the question, “Why is Sleepy Hollow a hit?” READ IT NOW! Also up for grabs is an autographed Pilot script from Under the Dome! Make your bid now. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels of Pender County. Folks can bid online or bid in person at the Pender Adult Services Dinner Gala and Silent Auction this Thursday evening. The cover page is complete with actors, directors, and production staff signatures. A few of the names include: Mackenzie Lintz, Colin Ford, Neil Arden Oplev, Jack Bender, Dean Norris, Jolene Purdy, Aisha Hinds, Rachelle Lefevre, Brian K. Vaughan, Natalie Martinez, Mike Vogel, Alex Koch, Britt Robertson. ATTENTION NC FILM LOVERS: Don’t miss this presentation about the future of film and the incentive at Cucalorus Film Festival this Thursday, Nov. 14 at Thalian Hall at 4pm. State of the Slate: The Future of Film in North Carolina. This special panel presented by Entertainment Partners at the 19th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival will highlight the Film and Television production incentives tax structure and production resources that have made North Carolina an evolving filmmakers destination. GET ALL THE DETAILS NOW!
Meanwhile, state legislators have film incentives on the list to talk about today as they explore ways to make up for $600,000,000 of lost revenue.
State Rep. for Columbus, Robeson, and parts of Bladen Counties, Ken Waddell, is on the Revenue Law Study Committee and when it comes to film incentives he said he would like to see state lawmakers increase them, since the film industry affects almost every county in our region. Amen brother! Let’s hope all ears are open today!
“A part of Revolution was filmed in Chadbourn. There’s been some other filming going on in Whiteville and in other places. Filming is really important. It provides a lot of jobs to a lot of people. That helps small businesses pass the bucks around,” said Waddell. READ THE STORY FROM WECT
Yesterday, Eastbound and Down release a tease for the season finale. What? Finale, you say? I know, time is flying! But there are a few left until we reach that point. No doubt we all want to see the tease anyway!
Also during Cucalorus, Post 1200 invites you to stop by their open house Thursday-Sunday. So many stars have passed through here for some post work and it was also the production office for Hallmark’s Christmas in Conway. They will be doing some screenings and giving a tour of the facility along with some coffee and munchies!
YAY! Giveaways! We’re the Millers’ DVD Release is Nov. 19th and to celebrate, we’re giving away a “We’re the Millers” T-shirt! Subscribe to the blog to enter to win! If you are already subscribed, then you are already entered to win. Click on “Follow” at the bottom right of the blog to subscribe! (Giveaway date is 11/19)
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! 20% OFF SALE in the Wilmywood Spreadshirt Store!! Use Coupon Code: EARLY20 UNDER THE DOME is now on DVD and Blu-Ray! Buy it now from The Wilmywood Daily’s A-Store, 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 we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.
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