The Wilmywood Daily – 04/20/2015 Max Steel gets release date, Local actor in Fantastic 4 and more.

Under the Dome heads back to the sound stages today, but you can spot them in Burgaw tomorrow.

MaxSteel050314_0218Now, we have been waiting FOREVER for a release date for Max Steel which stars Ben Winchell as Max McGrath along with Ana Villafane, Andy Garcia and Maria Bello. Well, now I can tell you get ready to enjoy this super hero flick later this summer on Friday, August 28th Woo hoo!

The Longest Ride is doing decent at the box office. So far, they’ve earned $23,511,000  plus $6 million more internationally.

And did you spot what they wrote at the end of the credits? Thanks for posting this Ben Yemba! They were here during our big battle with our legislators and they felt our pain considering how much they loved filming here. I know director George Tillman, Jr. definitely knew! He really paid attention to what was going on around town and across the state. So, on behalf on the NC Film Crew, thank you Longest Ride Team!

And we gotta give major kudos to local actor Anthony Reynolds! He always gets in on the coolest movies! This time, you can spot him in the latest trailer for Fantastic 4! Congrats buddy!

Also HUGE DOUBLE congratulations going out to Jonathan Landau and the gang!  First, their short film Pushing Buttons won Best Dark Comedy Short at Worldfest Houston this weekend! It stars Devin McGee and Meredith Jackson to name a couple.11156351_1157654247584143_6450778751639465909_n

Secondly, 14 years ago Landau made a 35mm feature film called The Last Summer. He says that over 1,000 local people worked on this film (including Britt Robertson, Muse Watson, Nick Searcy, and David Andrews). It is now available via Vimeo On Demand! It’s only $1.99 to check it out!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 02/17/2014 Crew/Cast Call for UTD, Hangin’ with Orlando Jones, Ryan Phillippe, EBD on DVD, Doraleous and more.

Happy Monday my Wilmywood peeps! Man, what a busy weekend.  I think I posted like 5 blogs.  So, let’s recap and add a few more details!

EBD_4Over the weekend we were reminiscing about last summer and Eastbound & Down as the release date for DVD and Blu-Ray was set for the 4th and final season of our HBO show.  May 13th is the arrival date.  So get ready to sit back and enjoy 240 minutes worth of Kenny Effin’ Powers. PRE-ORDER NOW


CREW: UTD is now hiring for the 2nd season.  Crew, please send your resume to

CASTING: Vanessa Neimeyer of NCasting will hold an open casting call for UNDER THE DOME SEASON 2 this Sunday, February 23rd from 5:30pm-10pm (updated time).  You don’t have to attend to be considered, but it will be a fun little get together.  GET DETAILS NOW


Ryan1ABC’s Secrets & Lies is in need of a male who can work as a photo double AND a stand in for Ryan Phillippe for the filming of the television pilot in Wilmington, NC.  Must be available the entire shooting schedule (February 28- March 19). GET DETAILS NOW


Orlando Jones is back!  Presenting an absolutely fun and crazy evening with Orlando Jones: Tainted Love and you have the chance to hang with the man himself at the Brooklyn Arts Center.

Wanna win a pair of VIP passes to the event?  These passes give you the best seats, PLUS a meet and greet with Orlando.  Though each VIP s a $100 value, the experience is priceless! All you gotta do is click join to enter! ENTER TO WIN VIP PASSES NOW!

This will be a SOLD OUT event, so buy your tickets now!  There will be two showtimes.

Show 7:00-9:30pm BUY TICKETS.  Show 10:00-12:30pm BUY TICKETS

General Admission $30.  Balcony (standing) $20.  VIP $100

If you haven’t seen the hilarious web series, Tainted Love: WATCH IT NOW!

411135_10150598740818099_1899344791_oToday is our day!  Hank and Jed‘s new season of Doraleous & Associates premieres today at 12pm EST. 13 new episodes are coming our way.   Catch up and watch the first 36 now! D&A PLAYLIST


Pushing_Buttons_81Staying on the local front, Dancing Honu Productions and The Lighthouse Film Company recently wrapped on their dark comedy, PUSHING BUTTONS.  Shot entirely in Downtown Wilmington, the dark comedy follows five accountants who find themselves stuck in an elevator on their way to a meeting.  Producers Marty Landau and Meredith Jackson teamed up with Writer/Director Jonathan Landau who then teamed up with Michael Kuhn and Les Franck. They worked with some great local crew members including Steve Thompson, Carl Rudisill, Bo Webb, Dan Turek, Craig Rogers, David Ryder, and Craig Theiman.    Pushing Buttons stars Tammy Arnold, Sam Robison, Devin McGee, Lee Armstrong, Meredith Jackson, Jeffrey Holler,  Michael Kuhn and Karman Franck.  SEE BEHIND THE SCENES NOW