THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 12/13/2013 – 3 Wilmywood Shot Flicks Make Success List, Casting call for Top Model and Holiday Parties

Box Office Mojo’s Ray Subers reveals the Top 10 Box Office Success Stories in 2013 as part on IMDb’s Year in Review.  Three Wilmywood shot movies made that list which discusses over-performing blockbusters along with surprise hits:

IM3#1 of course is Iron Man 3 – Ray says, “While Iron Man 3 was the top movie of the year at the domestic box office (over $409 million), the real upside was overseas, where its $806 million haul was more than double that of its predecessor. Worldwide, the movie’s $1.2 billion total ranks fifth all-time. ”

werethemillers#6 We’re the Millers – Ray writes,  “Benefiting from good scheduling and a strong premise, road trip comedy. We’re the Millers got off to a solid start in early August. The movie then held well thanks to strong word-of-mouth, and ultimately became the highest-grossing movie of August 2013. To date, it has earned over $150 million at the domestic box office. ”

ConjuringComing in right behind one of the best comedies of the year is The Conjuring at #7.  This is definitely on the surprise list, surpassing all expectations.  “The Conjuring wrapped up its domestic run with $137.4 million, which made it the top supernatural horror movie in over a decade. ”

SEE THE COMPLETE LIST NOW

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Americas-Next-Top-ModeThe Cape Fear CW, WWAY’s new sister station, is hosting an open casting call for America’s Next Top Model THIS SUNDAY beginning at 10 a.m. at the Indigo Silver Studio, located at 5552 Carolina Beach Road.  You must be between the ages of 18 and 27 at the time of application.  

GO TO http://wwaytv3.wix.com/wilmington for more info and eligibility requirements and to download an application.

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For all the Domies, here’s the Under the Dome discussion panel from from the October 2013 MCM London Comic Con Panel, featuring Colin Ford (Joe Mcalister), Samantha Mathis (Alice Calvert) and Mackenzie Lintz (Norrie Calvert-Hill)

E_EtcREMINDER: The Eclectic Etc. is having their Grand Opening/Holiday Party TOMORROW night from 6:00pm-9:00pm. There will be Live Jazz music as well as lite bites.  All ages welcome. The store is one of many vendors for the film industry. Filmmaker Erica Dunton will be in attendance as she has joined The Eclectic Etc. selling clothing and accessories that have been used in previous movies like The 27 Club,to.get.her and much more.  Come meet her and others within the Screen Gems family!!! (831 South Kerr Avenue. Call 910-395-9979 for details.)  CLICK HERE FOR THE FACEBOOK INVITE

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REMINDER: Don’t be confused, yes there is a second petition for you to sign.  They decided we should have a petition that focused strictly on ending the sunset.  I agree, so yes you have one more petition to sign, but as you know it only takes 20 seconds or less to do so!  SIGN PETITION NOW!

REMINDER:  Shop the Wilmywood T-shirt Shop! Deadline for orders to arrive before Christmas is set for TODAY!  SHOP NOW!

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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.  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!!

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 11/19/2013 We’re the Millers DVD, John Leonetti, Basecamp Luxe and more!

Good Tuesday Morning!  How about a fist bump for last night’s  Sleepy Hollow!  I will have the ratings report later today after 11am for the Necromancer.  The folks are shooting downtown at St. James Church on S. 3rd St.  Not too much sightseeing as they will be doing interiors today.

Gotta give some major kudos to DP John Leonetti.  He’s been working on Sleepy Hollow, but before that he was also DP on our smash hit supernatural flick, The Conjuring.  Now my sources have told me he has made the leap to director for The Conjuring 2!  Even though we are a tad sad it is not shooting here, congrats John!  Your crew members have deemed you one of the greatest guys to work with!

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Don’t have HBO but are dying to see some Lindsay Lohan/Alex Skarsgard action from Eastbound and Down?  Well die no more, here’s a clip!

BCLuxeThe company BaseCamp Luxe is holding their ribbon cutting ceremony this Thursday at Screen Gems.    Media will receive special viewing of the stylish and luxurious vintage airstream trailers for use on film and television production sets. Oh good, that’s me!  Media!  Congrats to Anne Wilson and Marybeth Bankson on their business. They look gorgeous, can’t wait to check them out in person.  The trailers, not the ladies!  Get your mind out of the gutter!  (no offense ladies, I am sure you are beautiful)

stateslateIf you missed it during Cucalorus, the Film Incentive Webinar, “State of the Slate”  is TODAY at 2pm.   It is a free event but you must register via email.  Once you do, check your email for confirmation.  You will be able to log in when the event opens at 01:30PM EST.  The broadcast will start at 02:00PM EST REGISTER NOW!

A new grassroots campaign that has just launched.  It’s a “Call to Action” for NC Crew Members, Vendors and most importantly Voters!  Here’s the schpeel from me!Don’t just watch it, DO SOMETHING!  Visit KEEPNCFILM.org NOW.  Help end the “sunset” permanently, keep the film incentives indefinitely!

werethemillersswagWilmywood shot We’re the Millers’ DVD Release is FINALLY HERE!   Buy We’re the Millers on DVD or BluRay NOW from Wilmywood’s A-Store powered by Amazon.com!!

Congratulations to:  Karen Shelley!  You won the “We’re the Millers” T-shirt!  Thanks for subscribing to The Wilmywood Daily!

39th Annual People's Choice Awards - ShowREMINDER:  Voting in The People’s Choice Awards is still happening!  Make sure to vote, vote, and vote again for your NC FILM favorites. Finalist voting ends on Thursday, December 5th!  Check out the list of NC Nominees NOW!

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!!