Some tidbits for Monday, January 11, 2016

Happy Monday Peeps!  Hope you had a fabulous weekend!  Offices should be opening up today at EUE/Screen Gems Studios for the History Channel series Six. I am hearing that they are already crew up for the most part, so I don’t know if they will be putting out a crew call or not.  However, if I hear anything, you know I will post it. So, welcome to Wilmywood, Weinstein & Company!

SIX is a series that recognizes this country’s great heroes and soldiers, and there’s no doubt that it will make for some of the most important, provocative television seen in ages.  While we had vast interest from other networks, our great relationship with Nancy Dubuc, Paul Buccieri and Barry Jossen made HISTORY the clear choice. ~Harvey Weinstein.

We will be getting 8 episodes to work on and they should be in production by end of February unless something changes. UPM David Brightbill is happy to be working at home again and I am sure the crew will be happy as well.

Here’s the official press release fro A+E networks in case you didn’t see it last week: READ NOW

SYNOPSIS: Members of the Navy’s most prestigious and lethal squadron know the dangers, responsibilities, and high risks involved with charging into battle. For John “Bear” Graves,  Alex Caulder and Ricky “Buddha” Ortiz, it’s a way of life. Being a member of SEAL Team 6 means committing yourself to a life away from family, and the constant knowledge that you may never return home. For some it’s what they live for. For others who feel they put in their time, they might be afraid of not knowing what to do once they’re out.

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More on Wilmywood’s ‘Good Behavior’ and ‘Six’
History Channel to bring ‘Six’ to Wilmywood.
Here’s a couple of other links of note that the Star News put out that are worth giving a read:

NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ to briefly shoot in Wilmington

‘The Detour’ producer – I’d rather have filmed in Wilmington than ‘Hotlanta’

 

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CASTING CALL: New major network competition TV series

From the producers of “The Biggest Loser” and “Extreme Weight Loss” comes a new series for broadcast television.

Casting is underway for a new  major network is competition TV series.  This series will feature the transformation of divorced couples reuniting for a chance to win a large trust fund for their children.

The series takes a positive approach to bringing divorced couples back together to compete in various physical and mental challenges. Set in a tropical location, the couples must learn to co-exist and put their issues aside, working together to take on challenges for the one thing they still agree upon – the love of their kids.

The prize for the winning couple/divorced parent team is a 6-figure trust fund for their child and/or children.

“Our goal is that through this experience, couples will learn to better communicate with each other, in turn becoming better co-parents and improving their family dynamic.”

FILMING DATES: NOV. 2- DEC 13TH (if you make it to the end)

 Anyone interested should email Vincent ASAP at: CastingDivorcedParents@gmail.com

 Please  include in the email EVERYTHING listed below:

  • Name & Contact info
  • Ages/ Children’s ages
  • How long you’ve been divorced
  • Photos of you two together, your kids, your new families (or links to photos/social media)
  • A paragraph or two about your relationship

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THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/08/2014 – Rick Catlin’s Counter against Impact Study, The Biggest Loser Front of Line Passes, Under the Dome and More.

ncfilmWell, the minute the Impact study from Dr. Robert Handfield came out, we knew the backlash would come. And so it begins. A report came out yesterday requested by Rick Catlin, a New Hanover County Republican. According to WWAY, The General Assembly’s Fiscal Research Division (FRD) concludes that Dr. Robert Handfield’s report that the Film Product Credit’s net contribution to the state is positive “is based on a series of misunderstandings of the state’s tax laws, invalid or overstated assumptions, and errors in accounting.” Dr. Handfield however is standing by his study. I have not fully examined the counter against the impact study. As soon as a I do, I will give you my consensus. READ STORY NOW

VIEW Dr. Handfield’s Impact Study – “A Supply Chain Study of the Economic Impact of the North Carolina Motion Picture & Television Industry.” 

VIEW Review of General Assembly’s Counter Against Handfield Film Study – Rep Catlin 

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Do you got what it takes to be The Biggest Loser?  Get ready North Carolina because we can get you to the very front of the line for your audition for season 16 in Charlotte!  How?  Just email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com and give me your story.  Short, sweet and to the point and we will pick the front of the line winners THIS Thursday.  Put “The Biggest Loser” in the subject line.  Casting Director Erica Landon joined me today. She gives you the inside scoop on the audition process, what you can expect and some tips for a great audition. LISTEN TO INTERVIEW WITH Casting Director Erica Landon  Click on The Biggest Loser pic for all the audition details!

StefScott_ItunesOur Red Zone girl, Stefanie Scott who was just here in Wilmywood playing the character “Caroline” has been tweeting like mad for weeks now as her song, “I Don’t Wanna Let You Go” was on the top of the Disney charts. Well now her song is officially out on iTunes.  Get it NOW!

ICYMI: My first interview for Entertainment Weekly‘s Community Section went live yesterday.  It was the latest interview with EP of Under the Dome, Jack Bender who reveals something quite cryptic about the second season. Check it out NOW!

Our Domies are shooting at Screen Gems Studios today, but they will be back running around Wilmywood the rest of the week.

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Did you see the promo for Under the Dome during the UConn/Kentucky game last night?  Let’s just go ahead a geek out about whats to come! Brian K. Vaughan and Neal Baer talk season 2.  

johnschneiderHappy birthday to John Schneider! The NY born actor celebrates his 54th birthday today. John has been working in the film industry since the age of 8! He was in NC last year to play the role of “Paul Sharpe” in the 2014 film, Adrenaline.

AdrenalineAdrenaline was filmed in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Wallace, Rockingham and Supply and was directed by Joseph Quinn Simpkins, and produced by Del Baron. Adrenaline is a story of a drag racer’s life and recovery after a crash that almost kills him! John is best known for his work in the hit TV show Dukes of Hazard as “Bo Duke” and Smallville as “Jonathan Kent.”  Happy Birthday from Wilmywood, John!

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LOOKING 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 8:30am-5:30pm M-F.

FIlmWilm2WE GOT MORE!  Last time, they flew out of here in 24 hours!  Thanks to Jed and the gang over at Image Monster, you can now pick up these fab stickers at the Sunrise Broadcasting Studios too!

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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.  And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10!  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!!

 

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 03/25/2014 Under The Dome, Dwight’s in Town, Red Zone, Biggest Loser Auditions

by Sheila Brothers and April Vickery

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Ladies and Gentleman, please welcome Dwight Yoakam to the stage!  Well, the sound stages anyway!  Yep, THE MAN is here!  Welcome to Wilmywood Dwight!  The UNDER THE DOME folks shoot in the airport area today as well as the sound stages.

RED ZONE starlet, Stefanie Scott is not only celebrating her role in the Nikki Toscano pilot these days, she is also celebrating the release of her single, “I Don’t Wanna Let You Go” on the Radio Disney Charts. Congratulations, Stefanie!  The single will be available on iTunes April 8th.

Meanwhile the cast takes their work VERY seriously!

RED ZONE returns to Ashley High School, but they will be heading to the Forest Hills area later this week.

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If you missed Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone on Ellen last month, here’s another chance, they are airing the repeat today.

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COMMENTS FROM YOU:

: Next time you meet up with the -cast you need to take a selfie with or something haha! *Angelface*

TWD: Okie Dokie, Sarah I’ll see what I can do 🙂

  A tragedy that did not have to happen. Keep our crews and casts safe.”

TWD: Indeed.  Here’s the article we referenced from Rolling Stone:
William Hurt Addresses ‘Midnight Rider’ On-Set Death

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REMINDER: Get ready to dash with your dog!  Or walk!  The 2014 Walk & Dog Dash is THIS Saturday!   Come join us as we raise money and awareness for the programs and services of Canines for Service.  It is a family and pet friendly event including a walk, dog dash, pet photographs, vendors and more.  The Walk is approximately 2 miles around beautiful Hugh MacRae Park beginning between Shelters #5 and #6.  The Dog Dash is an approximate 1.5 mile run with your best canine friend.   Kids 12 and under FREE.  Teens are $15 and adults are $35.   If you register in the next 24 hours, get $10 bucks off (Adult)

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!!

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD 04/29/2013 Biggest Loser, Tammy, Revolution and More

Good morning loves!  Let’s get the quickies out of the way.  Ha!  I said quickies.

Okay, in case you missed it, over the weekend I told you NBC’s Revolution was picked up for another season!  Yeah!

Hundreds of local cast and crew filled the movie theaters at Mayfaire’s Regal Cinemas for a special screening of Iron Man 3 last night, which made $195.3 million internationally over the weekend.

Under The Dome – shoots at the old cement plant today in Wilmington.  On the Wilmywood Facebook page, I asked what movie or TV show was a favorite to work on, and the most popular was indeed Under the Dome.

The  stars make their way into town this week.  Melissa and Susan are already here, but we can look forward to Kathy Bates, Dan Aykroyd, and Toni Collette arriving this week.  Tammy begins filming this Friday.

And finally, I would love to see a Wilmington, NC resident this time around take this thing home! So, if you’ve always wanted to be on the Biggest Loser and have nothing to lose but the weight, attend the open casting call, Saturday, May 4th in Charleston. Auditions for Season 15 will be held at the Music Farm in Charleston from 10am-6pm. You have a chance to win $250,000!

To see what to do and bring, all the details are found here: http://thebiggestlosercasting.com/open-calls

Wanna audition and skip the line?  I have VIP passes that will get you to the front of the audition line!  To win yourself a pass, email Sheila: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Lemme know why you wanna go and I will pick winners daily and announce them on the air on Sunny 104.5.

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 scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com. Until then, that’s a wrap!