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Second trailer released for Wilmington-shot 'Tammy'

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A second trailer has been released for the movie "Tammy," which shot in Wilmington in May 2013. The movie stars Academy Award nominee Melissa McCarthy and Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon. Full story...
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Rally pushes for continuation of NC film incentives

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videoFilm equals jobs. That's what hundreds of people were chanting at today's NC Film rally downtown. Film industry employees and supporters worried about their future came out in full force. Organizers says more than 1,000 people turned out. Full story...
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Why 'Max Steel' chose Wilmywood

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videoMax Steel producer says they chose Wilmywood for the incentives and the local crew. Full story...
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Isaiah Washington watches Burke's return to 'Grey's Anatomy' with WWAY

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videoIsaiah Washington's return to "Grey's Anatomy" after a seven-year exile Thursday night was one of the biggest events of this television season, and it will forever have a connection to Wilmington and WWAY. Full story...
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With tax incentives still in doubt, Wilmywood busy as ever

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videoState lawmakers may not be sure about the future of North Carolina's film incentives, but filmmakers appear to be pretty happy with them right now, as several productions are busy shooting around town. Full story...
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Isaiah Washington to watch Burke's return to 'Grey's Anatomy' with WWAY, StarNews

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videoEarlier this week we told you about StarNews reporter Ashley Withers using Twitter to ask actor Isaiah Washington if he would join her to watch his return to "Grey's Anatomy" Thursday night. Washington told Withers if we at WWAY would join in, it might happen. Well, it looks like it's happening! Full story...
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Isaiah Washington mulls StarNews reporter's offer to watch 'Grey's Anatomy' return

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One of the cool things about social media is the ability to connect with just about anyone, including your favorite stars. StarNews reporter Ashley Withers found that out this morning, when she tweeted actor Isaiah Washington, who is in Wilmington to start filming the movie "The Sin Seer" this week. Full story...
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EUE/Screen Gems Studios reopens doors to public

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videoMovie lovers and TV enthusiast can now get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating on screen magic. This weekend EUE/ Screen Gems Studios reopened its doors to the public with tours of the 10 stage working lot. Full story...
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Rally for film industry slated for May 4

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videoAs the General Assembly heads back to session next month, supporters of North Carolina's film industry hope to make a statement with a rally supporting the state's tax incentives for TV and movie projects. Full story...
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Screen Gems to resume tours this weekend after three-year hiatus

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videoWhile the future of North Carolina's film industry is still up in the air as lawmakers decide what to do about tax incentives that fuel the business, fans can get a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood East again starting this weekend. Full story...
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Wilmywood Daily: Kristen Wiig to shoot movie in Wilmington

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Sheila Brothers at the Wilmywood Daily reports Indian Paintbrush Productions has picked Wilmington to film the movie "The Heart." Full story...
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New report says film study wrong, NC loses money on incentives

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videoA report by legislative staff says a recently-released study of the the film industry in North Carolina is wrong about the state benefiting from tax incentives for movie and TV productions. Full story...
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Study: Loss of film incentive would have negative impact on NC

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videoA new study on the impact of the film industry in North Carolina shows the tax incentives promoting the industry have a positive economic impact. A group of film commissions across the state, including the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, commissioned the study. Full story...
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'Max Steel' to start filming April 21 in Wilmington

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It’s official. “Max Steel,” a new film based on the popular Mattel action hero, is officially headed to Wilmington this spring. Full story...
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WILMYWOOD DAILY: Next Nicholas Sparks film coming to town

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videoSheila Brothers at Wilmywood Daily reports the next Nicholas Sparks book turned movie is coming to Hollwood East. Full story...
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