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'Eastbound and Down' filming at Wrightsville Beach this weekend


WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- Locally filmed HBO series “Eastbound & Down” will be filming this week in Wrightsville Beach.

Filming is scheduled to begin Friday, July 29th and will be conducted between 6 AM and midnight in the vicinity of the municipal parking lot on South Lumina. Other affected areas will include #6 Smith Alley, the municipal parking lot across from the Oceanic Restaurant, parking along the 600-700 block of Waynick Blvd, and the field just south of the visitors center which will operate as the company’s base camp.

Authorized vehicles will be transporting equipment to the base camp and filming site as early as Thursday evening.

Pre arranged traffic control will be provided by the Wrightsville Beach Police Department on Friday July 29th from 1 PM through midnight.

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