THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 06/06/2014 Alan Alda, Wilmywood Birthdays, Meet Guy Harvey and Eriq LaSalle and more.

Happy Friday Wilmywood!  It’s been a great week and let’s keep it that way!  Here we go!

Under the Dome is everywhere today including 2 sound stages, Creecy Ave, One Tree Hill Way, Wellesley Place, Chestnut St., and they also head to Currie today.

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Did you miss it?  Actor/Director/Author Eriq LaSalle joined me on the Sunny Morning Show this week and of course I had write all about him for my weekly Community article for EW.com.  READ NOW!

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While he is here to direct episode 10 of Under the Dome, don’t forget you can meet him for yourself next weekend! He will be doing a book signing and reading, Saturday, June 14th at 3pm at Mayfaire’s Barnes & Noble. It’s for the soon to be released book 2 of 5 in his Martyr Maker Series, Laws of Wrath.  And like I say in the article, if you love James Patterson’s Alex Cross series, you will LOVE this one, too.  Make sure you tweet some Wilmywood welcomes to Eriq today!

LyndieGreenwoodCan we please give a HUGE happy birthday to the fabulous Lyndie Greenwood! Make sure to tweet her some love today! She will be celebrating as the Sleepy folks work on episode 3 of the new season!  Sleepy Hollow is on Forest Hills Drive today.

More birthday kudos go to Michael Cera who was here just a couple of months ago for FX’s How and Why.  He turns 26 today!  Hopefully they will be heading back to WIlmywood soon!

MaxSteel050314_0328And finally huge birthday hugs to our fabulous Max Steel leading lady, Ana Villafane who played Sophia Gardner in the flick which will be released in January 2015. She turns 25 today!  Give her some mad birthday tweets!

HEADS UP: Our beloved Joey aka Katie Holmes, will be on Rachel Ray today!  Make sure to check her out!

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SATURDAY: For those who are in love with the Guy Harvey clothing line, he will be in Wilmywood TOMORROW!  You can meet him at the Belk at Independence Mall from Noon to 2pm. Plus they are doing TONS of giveaways!

alan aldaICYMI: Alan Alda had been added to the fabulous cast of The Longest Ride.  Alan will play the injured man, Ira, with the hot Jack Huston playing his younger self in the flashbacks.  If you remember Alan was here in 1989 for Betsy’s Wedding starring Molly Ringwald.   Welcome to Wilmywood Alan!

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Perry’s Emporium has the exclusive NC Film Pendants in stock now! They also ship everywhere, so call them to order one or stop by and pick one up! Price: $39.95 Located at 2520 Independence Blvd in Wilmington 910-392-6721  They are open Tues – Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.  I am wearing mine proudly!

filmjobsLOOKING FOR THOSE FILM=JOBS STICKERS? Sunrise Broadcasting has a few.  Feel free to stop by and grab one while they last at 25 N. Kerr Ave. (near the intersection of Market and Kerr across from the new Walgreens).  Offices are open 8:30am-5:30pm M-F.

FIlmWilm2WE GOT MORE!  Last time, they flew out of here in 24 hours!  Thanks to Jed and the gang over at Image Monster, you can now pick up these fab stickers at the Sunrise Broadcasting, too! Film=Jobs folks!  Spread the word!

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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you Monday 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.  And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10!  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 01/07/2014 – Casting Directors named for Max Steel, Dawson’s Creek Reunion? and more

Happy Tuesday!  Hope you are surviving the Polar Vortex!  Got a few tidbits for ya.  Starting with Max Steel.

Max-SteelLooks like Max Steel is pushing their schedule just a bit, so offices are going to open a little later than initially planned.  I did get a confirmation this morning, so I gotta give a huge congratulations to Tara and Chase over at Feldstein|Paris Casting for getting the principal casting gig for Mattel’s live-action feature.  I was told there will be some nice day player roles for our local and regional actors.  With that being said, no casting calls have been lined up yet,  so DON’T pester them about roles, just tell your agent to be ready!  No word yet on Extras Casting.  I will keep you posted!

Max Steel tells the story of teenager Maxwell McGrath and alien companion Steel who can combine special turbo-energy powers to generate sensational superhero Max Steel. The storyline centers on bringing a positive and relatable hero to kids, drawing upon turbo-charged teamwork, laughter and friendship.

MovieWeb.com’s got some detailed info about one of the writers as well as the director:

Max Steel writer Christopher Yost most recently rewrote and did the production work on Thor: The Dark World for Marvel and director Alan Taylor. He also wrote the superhero adventure Secret Headquarters for Paramount and Stuber Pictures. Previously, Yost was a member of Marvel’s Writers Program, where he worked on the first ThorMax Steel director Stewart Hendler recently directed and executive produced H+, a digital series for Dolphin Entertainment and Warner Brothers Entertainment, winning a Best Director award and sharing in a Best Sci-Fi or Action Series award at The 2013 Streamy Awards. Hendler also recently completed work on the award-winning digital series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Between them, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn and H+ have garnered 24 industry nominations, thus far. He also manages an active feature film career, having directed the studio features Whisper and Sorority Row, as well as developing several large-scale studio projects.

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david_billyLove that local media is putting our local actor David Andrews in the spotlight.   He’s got a four episode gig on the new NBC show, Crisis. Congrats David!  Before this project he had a little fun on Brad Pitt’s  World War Z.

DawsonAccording to Ok! Magazine, Katie Holmes is interested in taking part in a reunion of our teen drama, Dawson’s Creek.  If you remember earlier last year Michelle Williams was itching to do one as well. As of now there is nothing scheduled or scripted, but if something does indeed brew, I will let you know.  READ ARTICLE NOW

SophiaAnd speaking of Wilmywood shows of the past, set your sights on Wednesday nights.  Look out for One Tree Hill’s Sophia Bush on Chicago PD premiering tomorrow at 10pm EST after Law and Order SVU.

McDuffy_LetterDon’t forget this Saturday McDuffy: The Urban Eagle will screen at the fabulous Post 1200 followed by Q & A with the filmmakers! Tickets are only $5, so buy them now for you and some friends.  There is limited seating and it will sell out!  The event begins at 7pm. You can do it online, or stop by Post 1200, they are right across from Screen Gems.  It is rated R so keep in mind, it is ages 17 and up! It stars Matt McHughShane Callahan, Madison Moss, Zeeko Zaki, Patrick Bryant Hayden, Nate Panning, and Jim Mahorney.

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OTHER REMINDERS:

  • JAN 8 – Wednesday: The People’s Choice Awards 9pm EST on CBS
  • JAN 9 – Thursday: Variety’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 10 – Friday: Banshee Season Two premieres on Cinemax
  • JAN 13 – Monday: Sleepy Hollow Episode 11 “Vessel” –  9pm EST on FOX
  • JAN 15 – Voting ends for Encore’s Best of 2014 VOTE NOW.
  • JAN 20 – The epic two hour season finale of Sleepy Hollow at 8pm EST on FOX.
  • JAN 29 – America’s Got Talent Auditions Greensboro Marriott Downtown.

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!!