Gotta give some kudos to Star News’ Cassie Foss! She has uncovered some more great filmmaking coming up in the area. Winston-Salem based, Inspirata Films is producing But Now I See which is about the life of John Newton, whose conversion from slave trader to pastor helped him write the famous song, “Amazing Grace.” They will be shooting in our area the first week of August. Bald Head Island and Oak Island will be standing in for Plantain Island and Fort Macon near Atlantic Beach will be transformed into the Kittim fort, the center for slave trade. The film stars newcomers, Erik Nelson and Edison Skinner. John Jackman is directing. They are expecting a February release on DVD. Read Cassie’s complete story.
Cassie also picked up on this story – DIY Network’s “Raising House” will feature a couple’s new Carolina Beach home for this upcoming season with the help of Tidal Wave Construction, the Carolina Beach company that’s building the home. For more on the series visit www.diynetwork.com/raising-house/show
Under the Dome is super busy today with two crews running. They will be filming on Brookwood Ave off Market St. as well as on the lot and possibly in Currie, NC. And have you seen Chestnut Street recently? It has been hit by the dome! Check it out! How cool is that!
Eastbound and Down is shooting on Masonboro Road. There’s a big scene today with over 100 extras!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB . Or just post your comments below! Until then, that’s a wrap!