Local Actor David Andrews lands recurring role on Spielberg series.

Looks like one of our favorite local boys is packing his bags and taking a road trip.  Wilmington actor David Andrews has been booked a recurring role on The Whispers, from ABC Studios and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. According to Deadline, it focuses on an “unseen force that is manipulating society’s most innocent – our children – to act in favor of its cause. As the kids unwittingly help this unknown enemy, the clock counts down in a suspenseful race to save humanity.”

David will play U.S. Secretary of Defense Frommer in a minimum 6-episode arc. The Whispers began production this week.  They will be shooting in Los Angeles and Vancouver.

Congrats David!  We love ya!

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Under the Dome Season 2 Premiere Date Set

NEWS: PREMIERE DATE ANNOUNCED

CBS ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATE FOR SUMMER SERIES “UNDER THE DOME”:

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“Under the Dome” Returns Monday, June 30, 10:00 PM With the Premiere Episode Written by Stephen King

          CBS today announced a premiere date for its summer event series—UNDER THE DOME, produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television.

UNDER THE DOME returns for its sophomore season on Monday, June 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).  The premiere episode will be written by Stephen King, whose bestselling novel the series is based on. UNDER THE DOME was last summer’s #1 program, averaging 15.06 million viewers and 3.9/11 in adults 18-49, ranking as the most-watched scripted summer series in 21 years.

UNDER THE DOME tells the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome.  The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from, and if and when it will go away.

UNDER THE DOME is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television.  Steven Spielberg, Stephen King, Neal Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Jack Bender and Brian K. Vaughan are executive producers.

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD – 08/27/2013 New Movie Rolls into Town, Sleepy Hollow Screening and more.

Well, as you can see,the What’s Up in Wilmywood blog got a facelift, so lemme know how you like the new look.

swirlAnother movie rolls into town this week thanks to Swirl Films! This is their 3rd movie this year! Kim Stewart begins principal casting this week for The Dempsey Sisters. I can tell you the main cast is African-American and there some great roles to fill with various age ranges. More details to come!

Nothing new for Christmas in Conway. They continue to film in the Forest Hills area.

sleepyWe finally get a peek at the pilot episode of Sleepy Hollow tonight. If you RSVPd, the advance screening will be at Regal Cinemas at 7:30pm…BUT get there early! Per usual, it is oversold!  The Sleepy folks are shooting on the lot again today.

Congrats to Deborah Johnson!  She got the chance to play a 1700 witch on the show! You scored the pass to tonight’s screening of Sleepy Hollow!

The television premiere on September 16th comes on the same day as the Under The Dome ends – Gonna be one hell of a night!

And of course all you Domies were on the edge of your seat waiting to find out who indeed was the 4th hand.  Did you watch it? Under the Dome took first place once again in viewers (10.64m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07).  Our show was up +3% in adults 25-54 (from 3.3/08), even in adults 18-49 and added +280,000 viewers (from 10.36m, +3%) compared to last week.

Apparently Under The Dome is panning out for Amblin Entertainment.  Although Madonna tops Forbes Magazine‘s new list of the top earning celebs.  Steven Spielberg came in second with a $100 million pay check from June 2012-June 2013.

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: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Or just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

BIG CBS LOVE takes viewers ‘under the dome’ in India on June 28, 2013

BIG CBS LOVE takes viewers ‘under the dome’ in India on June 28, 2013

This just in from Mumbai: BIG CBS LOVE, India’s number one English GEC amongst elite urban Indian audiences, is all set to participate in a global television event with the launch of a brand-new show, ‘Under The Dome’. The 13-episode series, based on author Stephen King’s best-selling novel of the same name, will launch simultaneously in several countries within the week. Featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment like Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Colin Ford and Brit Robertson among others the show has been produced by CBS Television Studios in association with popular Hollywood director Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television. ‘Under The Dome’ will premier in India, exclusively on BIG CBS LOVE starting 28th June, 2013, every Friday at 10pm.

A serialized drama packed with thrill and excitement, Under The Dome is the story of a small town that is suddenly and unexplainably sealed off from the rest of the world as an enormous transparent dome descends on it. In the tale that ensues, the town’s inhabitants face issues like surviving in the post-apocalyptic condition in the town while trying to understand what the dome is, how it got there and how long it would take to go away. The show brings together four of the biggest names in international entertainment including not only novel’s author Stephen King but also executive producers Neal Baer and Brian K Vaughan who have previously worked on shows like Lost, ER and Law and Order: SVU, and director of the pilot episode Niels Arden Oplev who has also directed the original Swedish adaptation of the critically acclaimed movie Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. In India, Under the Dome will be promoted extensively using on-ground activations, digital innovations, print media and OOH bringing into play the media muscle of Reliance Broadcast Network and external media.

Mr. Anand Chakravarthy, Business Head – BIG CBS Network, said “‘Under The Dome’ is undoubtedly the biggest global television event this year and we are excited to be airing the show on BIG CBS LOVE concurrent to its US telecast. Based on the un-put-downable book by Stephen King, ‘Under The Dome’ on television has the makings of a blockbuster television show. There is already great anticipation for the show around the world and across social media platforms everYwhere. Another world class television show from CBS that will give audiences in India an exclusive and amazing entertainment treat. “

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Under the Dome will hit over 200 International Markets!

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CBS Press Release for UTD!

 

CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES DEALS FOR “UNDER THE DOME” WITH PROMINENT INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTERS

Published on: 06/06/2013

 U.S. Series Based on Stephen King Novel and Produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television to be Licensed in 200 International Markets

CBS Studios International announced today agreements for the broadcast rights of “Under the Dome” with prominent broadcasters from around the world. The U.S. drama, which is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and is based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, will be licensed in 200 international markets, with some starting to run the series this summer.

International broadcast networks that have licensed the show include Channel 5/UK,ProSiebenSat1-Group/Germany, M6/France, RAIDUE/Italy, Network Ten/Australia and Global Television/Canada. Exact airdates will vary by country.

“UNDER THE DOME is a unique television event with tremendous creative auspices that is generating a lot of excitement in the U.S. and abroad,” said Armando Nuñez, President and CEO, CBS Global Distribution Group. “We’re thrilled to have some of the top broadcasters around the world as partners for the international launch of this series.”

UNDER THE DOME tells the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. UNDER THE DOME earned widespread critical acclaim and #1 bestseller status when it was first published by Simon & Schuster’s Scribner imprint in 2009.  It has also been a major bestseller as an ebook, and in paperback from Gallery Books.

UNDER THE DOME is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Steven Spielberg, Stephen King, Neal Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, Jack Bender and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, will serve as executive producers.   The show premieres in the U.S. on the CBS Television Network on Monday, June 24.

 

About CBS Studios International:

CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 30 languages across multiple media platforms. The Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of 22 channels in 20 languages across 87 territories reaching more than 100 million international households. CBS Studios International also exports a diverse line up of formats for local production around the world. The division distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD 04/16/2013 – Jennifer Aniston, Colin Ford, Melissa McCarthy

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Good Morning my Sunny Peeps! Let’s kick it off with We’re the Millers.   The Jennifer Aniston flick which filmed here last summer will open in theaters, August 9th.  The movie is about a veteran pot dealer who creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.  Looking forward to that one.

Moving Under the Dome, they will be filming in Kelly, NC today.  Under The Dome star Colin Ford (We Bought A Zoo/Push) was spotted movie goin’ with some friends last night at Mayfaire’s Regal Cinemas checkin’ out Scary Movie 5.  He was actually the first person cast in Under The Dome, (Steven Spielberg / Stephen King).  He plays the character Joe.  Under the Dome premieres June 24th on CBS.

As reported yesterday, there is an official casting call for stand-ins for the main cast of Tammy including Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Dan Aykroyd and Kathy Bates.  

***UPDATE***

BACKGROUND ACTORS NEEDED TODAY ONLY: For Under The Dome, actors age 18 and up to work today in Kelly, NC area 2:45pm today. Also need one African American Stand-in that is 6ft 1 to work in Kelly, NC today at 3:15pm. To submit to either please email utdextras@gmail.com subject line either “park extra” or “AA Male Stand-in” include a photo and the following info:
FULL NAME:
AGE:
PHONE NUMBER:
HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
LOCATION:
The park extra is guaranteed to make at least 64 dollars and time and a half after 10 and the stand in is guaranteed to make at least 125 dollars and time and a half after 10.
AGAIN BOTH OF THESE ARE TODAY! 4/16!

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.  Got some scoop, star sightings?  Dish it sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Until then, that’s a wrap!