WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD 05/09/2013 Red Dead Dedemption, Fox’s Wild Blue, CFIFF and more

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Lots of little tidbits and reminders today!  Let’s start with some star sightings.  This time was at Mayfaire.  The stars got a chance to get off the set any enjoy some of Wilmington’s finer things.  Like food!  We gotta add Roko Italian Cuisine to the list of restaurants in Wilmington where Hollywood dines.  Both Melissa McCarthy and Dan Aykroyd, who are here shooting the comedy, Tammy, dined there this week.  Tammy is shooting once again on Nun St.

Okay, moving on.  Under the Dome is back in Burgaw.  IMG_4108The Perfect Summer is in Carolina Beach again – just interior shots,  so no star gazing today.  Had to throw in this pic from yesterday.  Looks like our local surfer, Tony Silvagni  and Eric Roberts are best buds since the shoot yesterday.  Tony is Eric’s surf double in the movie.

Today is the last day to see Arthur Newman in theaters, so make your plans to head to Carmike Cinemas for this limited release!  (check Tuesday’s blog post for showtimes).

I haven’t said much about the Fox Network’s Wild Blue in a while mainly because there is not much going on.  My sources tell me the production has been pushed back.  Actually quite a few productions have, including Eastbound and Down.  From what I am hearing one reason for the delay is that the crew is all working on other productions.  I suppose now’s a great time to get into the field, if that is what your passion is!  SEE LATEST BREAKING NEWS ABOUT WILD BLUE HERE. Wild Blue stars Mykelti Williamson (Bubba of Forrest Gump) as Master Chief Donald Bowman along with Josh SalatinWill RothhaarAlano Miller and Gina Rodriguez.

I will be interviewing Rob Wiethoff, the voice of JOHN MARSTON on the video game, Red Dead Redemption.  He will be among the many attending Port City Pop Con this weekend at the Wilmington Convention center.  His interview will be up later today (or tomorrow). Get your tickets now!  Meet cast members of The Walking Dead, Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, Dee Wallace, Margot Kidder, Noah Hathaway (Atreyu in the Neverending Story), Hank and Jed Movie Pictures (creators/cast members of Battlefield  Friends and Doraleous & Associates) and so many more!

The 13th Annual Cape Fear Independent Film Festival begins today and it includes the screening of Heart of the Country, starring Gerald McRaney, and Jana Kramer. It  was shot here last year. For a complete schedule of events, head to http://cfifn.org.

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every morning (Monday-Friday) at 8:30am on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Until then, that’s a wrap!

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WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD 05/08/2013

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD

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I took a detour yesterday after attending the Home Again reveal (see previous blog post) and got to visit the set of Tammy.  I can tell you its got a nice energy.  We have some great local crew working on this one.  Today, they are back on Nun St.  What megastar is  in town and ready to shoot this morning?  Susan Sarandon!!  Yep, she’s here and she joins Melissa McCarthy and Allison Janney on set today!

tonysilvagniA big congrats to everybody’s favorite, local, world champion surfer Tony Silvagni.  He is officially Eric Roberts‘ surf double in the movie The Perfect Summer.  They began at sunrise this morning.   (FYI: Tony’s got an AMAZING surf school). Wilmington’s own, Swirl Films is producing this one.

Here’s some pics from this morning shoot!

Now let’s go Under the Dome!  They will be filming up in Burgaw today.  We have received a special treat from the folks at CBS.  Check out this Sneak Peek that was released this week.

Under The Dome premiers Monday, June 24 at 10/9c.

You have today and tomorrow only to see Arthur Newman in theaters, so make your plans to head to Carmike Cinemas for this limited release!  (check yesterday’s blog post for showtimes).

Port City Pop Con is THIS weekend at the Wilmington Convention center.  Get your tickets now!  Meet cast members of The Walking Dead, Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, Dee Wallace, Margot Kidder, Noah Hathaway (Atreyu in the Neverending Story), Hank and Jed Movie Pictures (creators/cast members of Battlefield Friends and Doraleous & Associates) and so many more!

That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every morning (Monday-Friday) at 8:30am on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Until then, that’s a wrap!