THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 03/20/2014 – Paley Afterglow, Under The Dome, Red Zone, and more

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by Sheila Brothers and April Vickery

Gooood Morning!  Happy 1st day of Spring!  We made it!
MattLauerAnd to kick off such a glorious day let’s thank the Today Show who gave us a shoutout! My buddy Martin reported that Matt Lauer announced, “This morning’s sunrise comes from beautiful Wilmington, NC.” They do a couple of sunrise shots each morning from around the country , and they couldn’t have picked a better city!

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Are we sleep deprived yet again? If you guessed, “Yes!” you are one smart cookie! We were up late streaming Paleyfest with the Sleepy Hollow cast! The Twitter world was a mad house last night as the SH cast and creation team took the stage at Paleyfest!

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What a GREAT Q & A session!! What will happen in S2? Well, how about the return of beloved characters? (Dead doesn’t exactly equal gone on this show and we all know sometimes you can run, but you can’t hide.) How about new characters? According to the writing and creative team, “amazing new foot soldiers are coming and we need to be on the look out for a new dangerous creation: Headless faces.” Spooky!

rheartnetworkWar & redemption are themes of course! Will the Leftenant be left in purgatory? Can Ichabod give his son the ultimate “Time Out?” Who’s dead? Who’s coming back to life? Who’s going to be the law man now that Frank is locked up?

Watching the live stream of the cast last night was amazing! This show grabs you in and keeps you there in the midst of the supernatural, the scary and the outrageous because above it all, there is such a great dynamic of friendship and family in the storyline and very obviously in real life with these cast mates!

We can’t wait to have SH back in Wilmywood.  Production begins in May. Catch all the PaleyFest Q & A highlights NOW  and Follow @Wilmywood on Twitter to recap all the live tweets from the cast.

Dwight-YoakamDwight Yoakam is brigin’ his cowboy hat Under the Dome. And Entertainment weekly claims his character has been there the entire time!  WHAT?   Lyle Chumley is his name.  He runs the Chester’s Mill’s barbershop. And you know there will be some serious conflict as he was supposedly romantically involved with Big Jim’s dead wife!   READ MORE NOW AT EW

The Under the Dome folks head over the bridge to Winnabow today.

DavidPaymerGot some more great cast news for RED ZONE!  With over 200 film and TV titles under his belt, David Paymer had joined the cast. Lately, he’s been directing and producing HART OF DIXIE. We will play the role of “Banks.”  Welcome to WIlmywood, David!

David CarzellAlso, let’s welcome David Carzell back to Wilmywood! He is no stranger to the southeast as he has worked on ARMY WIVES in South Carolina and he was here in Wilmywood not long ago for Greg Kinnear’s STUCK IN LOVE.

Soo, it looks like Mason Dye will be too busy with Teen Wolf to play Mark on REDZONE.  So, in comes Cameron Deane Stewart.  Make that two Disney kids in the zone.  Crazy fast switch out.  So, I’m thinkin’ here’s what went down.  Mason said, “gotta keep it real with my outrageous fans in the teen drama world!  Peace Out.” Producers were frightened and were scrambling until Stefanie Scott chimes in…”So, I know this guy…” and BAM the new Mark was born!

::::Awkward pause as April gives Sheila a glaring glance::::

Sheila: What?  It could’ve happened! ::::sigh::::  Okay, fiiiinnneeee! April will wrap this up.  Take it sister!

cameron_deane_stewartCameron Deane Stewart is in! He’ll fit in on set with his Disney alum co-star Stefanie Scott. He was known as “Steven” on iCarly and “Jace” on Austin & Ally. Cameron Deane is best known for his role in the big screen in Pitch Perfect with Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, but he has quit a following with the Indie crowd for his role in “GEOGRAPHY CLUB”.

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Put  May 14th on your calendar.  This is D-Day.  State lawmakers will battle it out and will decide the fate of the North Carolina’s film incentives program.  With that in mind, please take it upon yourselves to contact YOUR legislator via, letters, emails, phone.  It WILL make a difference.  With that being said, there is a great article in the Star News written by film professor, Dave MonahanREAD NOW 

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

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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  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 01/09/2014 Sleepy Hollow, The PCAs, PaleyFest and More

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Yep, only 4 more more days until, Vessel! Episode 11 – “The War between good and evil has resumed,” Ichabod says as dark times lay before him.  Here’s the promo that was released yesterday from FOX as well as the synopsis from DreadCentral.com

“Sleepy Hollow” Episode 1.11 – “Vessel”  
When Capt. Iriving’s daughter, Macy, becomes the target of evil forces, he makes a desperate plea to Crane and Mills for help and seeks answers that lie within Washington’s Bible. Meanwhile, a frightening chapter of Jenny’s past is revealed.

What, you think that’s all I got?  Oh no, my friends!  There’s more!  Here’s the scoop on the epic 2 hour Season finale which airs Monday, January 20th at 8pm EST.

“Sleepy Hollow” Episodes 1.12/1.13 – “The Indispensable Man and Bad Blood” Season Finale Combo! 
Ichabod and Abbie discover a dark secret buried within the pages of George Washington’s Bible and unearth the shocking true nature of the founding father’s death. Meanwhile, Capt. Irving makes a near-impossible decision for the sake of his beloved family that drastically changes his future. Then, the battle between good and evil comes to an explosive head.  Sacrifices must be made, worlds collide, loyalties are tested, and the town of Sleepy Hollow will never be the same.

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The full PaleyFest 2014 slate has been revealed, and Sleepy Hollow has got a panel/event.  On an unrelated Wilmywood note, if you are a Lost fan, a reunion marking the 10th anniversary has got everyone talkin’!  What is Paley Fest?  It’s pretty much a 2 week celebration of TV, but see for yourself.  Watch this:

The two-week celebration of TV, takes place at the Dolby Theatre (formerly known as the Kodak Theatre) in Hollywood.  The festival kicks off March 13th and goes until the March 28th.  Sleepy Hollow’s event will take place Wednesday, March 19 at 7 pm.  And if Lost is your thing, the 10th Anniversary Reunion it’s coming up Sunday, March 16 at 7pm. Wanna go?  Tickets go on sale to the general public on Jan. 19. Head to PaleyFest.org for details.

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Robert Downey Jr. accepts the People’s Choice Award

The People’s Choice Awards were live on CBS last night it look 90 minutes to get our first NC Film winner.  Robert Downey Jr. won for Favorite Action Movie Star and Iron Man 3 took the award for Favorite Action Movie.  Downey stole everyone’s attention with his lovable self.  He asked for some reverb, a spotlight, then some triumphant music.  With all three wishes granted, he proclaimed in a deep voice, “I am Iron Man.” He then raised his award and shouted, “and this is for the people!”  Awesome! Also, it wasn’t included in the live award show, but we can tell you Homeland nabbed a PCA for Favorite Premium Cable TV Show.

IM3Before the PCA’s on Wednesday, the BAFTA nominations came out.  Although ‘Gravity’ leads the British nominations with 11, NC Film is getting a little love from across the pond.  Iron Man 3 was nominated for Best Special Visual Effects.  Here is Stark’s competition:

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
“Gravity” — Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould, Nikki Penny
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, Eric Reynolds
“Iron Man 3” — Bryan Grill, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick 
“Pacific Rim” — Hal Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy De Quattro, Nigel Sumner
“Star Trek Into Darkness” — Ben Grossmann, Burt Dalton, Patrick Tubach, Roger Guyett

The awards ceremony will be February 16th at the Royal Opera House in London.

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Dean Norris will accept the award for Under the Dome today at Variety’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards.  It’s being held during the 2014  International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas.

McDuffy_LetterFinally, the boys from McDuffy will be in the Sunny studios this morning around 8:15am.  I can safely say we haven’t had this much press for a short film in years.  But hey we love ’em!  Tickets are only $5 and THEY WILL SELL OUT for the screening Saturday night, 7pm, so BUY THEM NOW!  The screening also coincides with the grand opening of GIANT Coffeehouse, which is connected to Post 1200 on N 23rd St., right across from Screen Gems.

OTHER REMINDERS:

  • JAN 10 – Friday: Banshee Season Two premieres on Cinemax
  • JAN 11 – McDuffy: The Urban Eagle will screen at the fabulous Post 1200. Tix are $5, buy them now before they sell out!
  • JAN 13 – Monday: Sleepy Hollow Episode 11 “Vessel” –  9pm EST on FOX
  • JAN 15 – Voting ends Wednesday 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.

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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!!