Mornin’ Sunshine! Lots of tidbits to share today including what you see above with Jon Stewart. More on that at the end of the blog! Where is everyone at today?
Day 14 of our Nicholas Sparks flick, The Choice, takes them to the Cape Fear Fair and Expo later this afternoon. They are doing a big carnival scene today with a lot of cast members including Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer and yes Tom Welling, you crazy fans!
Secrets and Lies is back in their hood in Porter’s Neck again.
Sleepy Hollow is back at the Cape Fear Club on Chestnut again.
A Nightmare on Princess Street (Sleepy) Holloween Party! It’s this Saturday night over at Hell’s Kitchen! Ben Yemba gives the details:
– There will be a $5 cover charge, which will get you two tickets.
One for the raffle and one for a draft beer.
It will also cover the DJ and the appetizers that will be provided.
– There will also be other $2 drafts
We will also have plenty of T-shirts for sale, so please buy one and support Save the Ta-Tas Foundation.
Vanessa Neimeyer of Ncasting is currently the extras casting director for South of Hell, the WeTV series shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. For those in North Carolina that travel to SC for work, Vanessa has created a cost saving facebook page!
“To help with cost maybe some of you can car pool. So if you get a booked with me and would like to share the cost of gas you can go to my site and see if there is anyone who is also booked the same day. For safety reasons you can always email me to make sure the person you are thinking about traveling with is also on my show.”
Smart thinking Vanessa! Thanks for looking out for peeps! LIKE THE FB PAGE NOW!
EUE/Screen Gems wants to remind you that they are getting a little facelift this weekend, so their will be NO TOURS scheduled for this weekend! Sorry!
On Friday, November 14, the North Carolina Museum of History Associates, gala chairs Dena and Charlie Silver, and gala honorary chairs Martha De Laurentiis and Thom Mount, will host a star-studded preview of the blockbuster exhibition Starring North Carolina! at the NC Museum of History.
The Hollywood Premiere Gala will take place in the glamorously transformed museum, and will start with guests posing on a step-in-repeat entrance in front of paparazzi cameras. Inside, guests will be delighted over the dramatic decorations, extravagant dinner fare and libations, and ear-pleasing strands of Sidecar Social Club.
If you are unable to join us at the premiere gala, the exhibition will be on display at the museum from November 15, 2014 to September 6, 2015.
Starring North Carolina! highlights the role our great state has played in the film industry for over 100 years.
This exhibition celebrates the more than 3,000 movies, documentaries, commercials, school videos, and television shows that have ties to our state.
These films and television shows are just a sampling of the productions showcased in the exhibition: Firestarter, Dirty Dancing, The Last of the Mohicans, Weekend at Bernie’s, Dawson’s Creek, and Tammy. For more information on the gala, visit online at www.NCMuseumAssoc.com/events. For more information on the exhibition, visit online at www.NCMuseumofHistory.org.
OMG! THANK YOU JON STEWART!!! This is a MUST SEE segment from The Daily Show! The Koch Brothers aka our biggest enemy of our NC Film Industry tried to sway The Daily Show viewers by placing ads during his show. You gotta see how Jon Stewart handled it! Beautiful! Koch Brothers Buy Ad Time On ‘The Daily Show’; Jon Stewart Bites Back
Keep spreading the word about early voting! The Elon Poll came out this morning and here’s a few fun facts!
Hagan holds a steady lead over Tillis with Election Day just days away.
Hagan has solidified a 45-41 margin against Rep. Thom Tillis, the speaker of NC House, since the Elon University Poll found the same numbers in early September. Another 6 percent of likely voters plan to support another candidate, while 7 percent remain undecided.
Locally, support for North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is eroding among likely voters. 37% of likely voters approve of his job performance, down 6 percentage points since last month. 15% didn’t know how they felt about the governor.
Other voting facts:
129,841 in-person early votes in NC Wednesday exceeds 2010 highest one-day total 125,412 (Friday b4 election).
Here are the statewide number in early voting based on political party as of yesterday:
State Total: 689,672
REMEMBER TO VOTE! You only have between today and Saturday to get your early vote in! If you wait until election day, Tuesday, November 4th you MUST vote at your precise precinct or your vote will not count! Early voting gives you a variety of places to vote in your county! GO TO LIST OF POLLING LOCATIONS NOW
LIST OF WHO VOTED FOR AND AGAINST FILM: NCGA_FilmmakersVotingGuide_2014
This is an FYI list for you in regards to which candidates fully support our film industry. That being said, you should NEVER vote for a candidate based on one issue. I can’t tell you where they stand on every issue, but I can tell you where they stand on film.
I can’t speak for every single candidate, but these are the folks that I know are pro-film:
NHC Commissioner – Rob Zapple
NHC Sheriff – Ed McMahon
NHC Board of Education – Emma Saunders
NHC Board of Education – Chris Meek
NHC Board of Education – Tom Gale
NC House (14) George Cleveland
NC House (15) Philip Shepard
NC House (16) Steve Unger
NC House (17) Frank Iler
NC House (18) Susi Hamilton
NC House (19) Ted Davis
NC House (20) Betsy Jordan
NC Senate (6) Harry Brown
NC Senate (8) Ernie Ward
NC Senate (9) Michael Lee
NC Senate (9) Elizabeth Redenbaugh
Supreme Court Associate Justice Robin Hudson
U.S. Representative (District 7) Jonathan Barfield
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan
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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: email@example.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!!