NC Actress Candace Blanchard Breaks Her ‘Curfew’ [Interview]

NC Actress Candace Blanchard Breaks Her ‘Curfew’ [Interview]

Curfew is the latest independent feature film from The INDEE, based in Gastonia, North Carolina. Filmed in Gastonia, it is the story of a woman who learns the hard way that no one should ever stay out past their curfew. We recently caught up with Curfew lead actress and North Carolina native Candace Blanchard to discuss making the film, the ongoing crowd funding campaign to help secure distribution, and the physical and emotional demands of her role. Read on for our full interview with Charlotte, North Carolina actress Candace Blanchard! Share:

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John Elvis on Living a Dream ‘Under the Dome’ [Interview]

John Elvis on Living a Dream ‘Under the Dome’ [Interview]

John Elvis gets all the best lines on Under the Dome, as the show’s lovable wisecracking skater Ben Drake, the loyal best friend of the hit CBS series’ protagonist, who can’t help but lighten the mood in an otherwise dark town that finds itself cut off from the rest of the world. “The writers actually told me I’m one of their favorite characters to write for, because I get the cool line, the funny line,” Elvis told us. “It’s such a serious show, I feel like I bring a goofy part…

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Samantha Worthen Talks ‘Banshee’ and Becoming Amish [Interview]

Samantha Worthen Talks ‘Banshee’ and Becoming Amish [Interview]

As Banshee nears the end of its second season, the cast and crew are getting ready to return to Charlotte, North Carolina to begin production of Season 3 in April, and Samantha Worthen, who plays Amish mom Miriam Bowman on the hit Cinemax series, is hoping she gets the call to come back to a city she has fallen in love with. We caught up with Samantha last week via telephone from her home in Atlanta to talk about Banshee, becoming Amish, and working in North Carolina. Read on for…

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NC Film Office Director Aaron Syrett Talks Incentives [Interview]

NC Film Office Director Aaron Syrett Talks Incentives [Interview]

 The North Carolina film industry is in serious danger if the state’s film tax incentive program is allowed to expire at the end of this year as currently scheduled. As the debate heats up prior the next session of the North Carolina General Assembly in May, we caught up with Aaron Syrett, director of the North Carolina Film Office, last week to get to the heart of the issue, how we got here, and what the future holds. Read on for our full interview in Aaron Syrett! Share:

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‘Banshee’ Star Alpha Trivette on Working in NC [Interview]

‘Banshee’ Star Alpha Trivette on Working in NC [Interview]

Alpha Trivette is the stern elder of the Amish community in Cinemax’s fictional town of Banshee, a prominent and pivotal character in the sprawling, media-spanning mythology of the show, but he is also a fan of the hit series, as we learned in Part 1 of our interview with the Atlanta-based actor. “Even if I weren’t in the show, I would still like it,” Alpha told us during our telephone conversation last week, as we discussed what brought the veteran actor to Banshee, what the future holds for his patriarchal character,…

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Alpha Trivette Talks ‘Banshee’ [Interview]

Alpha Trivette Talks ‘Banshee’ [Interview]

Alpha Trivette plays the stern elder of the Amish community in Cinemax’s hit series Banshee, a prominent and pivotal character in the sprawling, media-spanning mythology of the show, but he is also a fan. “Even if I weren’t in the show, I would still like it,” Alpha told us during our telephone conversation earlier this week, as we discussed what brought the veteran actor to Banshee, what the future holds for his patriarchal character, and even his thoughts on film tax incentives. Read on for Part 1 of our candid…

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