Fox series to shoot in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — As one TV series leaves Wilmington, another is moving in.

The Wilmington Regional Film Commission and the North Carolina Film Office announced today that 20th Century Fox Television is bringing the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” to the Port City. Production is expected to being in late July and run through December on an initial order of 12 episodes.

“We are certainly excited that once again Wilmington has been chosen as the home for another TV series,” Wilmington Regional Film Commission Director Johnny Griffin said. “This series will continue Wilmington’s long running success with television production.”

“Sleepy Hollow,” a modern-day retelling of Washington Irving’s classic ghost story, stars Tom Mison and Orlando Jones. It shot its pilot in Salisbury earlier this year and has offices and soundstages at Screen Gems Studios. It is slated to air on Fox this fall.

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