Countdown to ‘Shots Fired’ Premiere with New Preview

Countdown to ‘Shots Fired’ Premiere with New Preview

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, we are just one week away from the premiere of Fox’s upcoming drama Shots Fired, and another new preview has been released online. The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small southern town, Shots Fired is a dramatic new event series that is a “why done it?” and a “who done it?” When…

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‘Six’ Season 1 Comes To Blu-ray

‘Six’ Season 1 Comes To Blu-ray

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel’s intense and entertaining SEAL Team drama series Six just concluded its first eight-episode season with an action-packed finale that left viewers in disbelief after a shocking, heartbreaking twist ending, all of which is coming home this week on Blu-ray and DVD. Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan, their plan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working as a jihadist fighter with the terrorists.  Six stars Walton Goggins and Barry Sloane, along with Dominic…

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‘Six’ Season Finale Preview: “End Game”

‘Six’ Season Finale Preview: “End Game”

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel’s drama series Six continues with Episode 8, the first Season Finale entitled “End Game”, premiering on Wednesday, March 8, and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In the episode: “The team comes face to face with Michael and the jihadist soldiers.” Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan, their plan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working as a jihadist fighter with the terrorists.  Six stars Walton Goggins…

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‘Shots Fired’ New Preview Released

‘Shots Fired’ New Preview Released

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, the new Fox has released a new preview of the upcoming drama Shots Fired, which premieres on the network this month. The 10-hour event series takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system, following the murder of a young man in a fictional North Carolina town. Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small southern town, Shots Fired is a dramatic new event series that is a “why done it?” and a “who done it?” When an African-American…

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Gov. Cooper’s Proposed Budget Includes Return of NC Film Incentives

Gov. Cooper’s Proposed Budget Includes Return of NC Film Incentives

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes a return to the state’s film incentive program, anticipated to begin in January 2018! Star News reports that the governor’s proposed budget would return the state’s funding for film projects to an incentive-based format, as was the previously successful program that brought huge productions (Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games, Sleepy Hollow) to the state, until 2015 when the General Assembly cut the program’s budget to $10 million and converted it to a grant-based program. While the grant program’s…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Teaser Poster Unveiled

‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Teaser Poster Unveiled

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing will premiere this May, and and the first official bit of key art was released today in the form of a teaser poster that quickly channels the original classic, which was also filmed in North Carolina, featuring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes striking a familiar pose. The original Dirty Dancing was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987, starring Jennifer Grey in the role of “Baby” and the late Patrick Swayze. In the new…

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‘Six’ Episode 7 Preview: “Blood Brothers”

‘Six’ Episode 7 Preview: “Blood Brothers”

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel’s drama series Six continues with Episode 7, entitled “Confession”, premiering tonight (Wednesday, March 1), and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In tonight’s episode: “The Command has eyes on Rip and our Team plans a rescue. The team decides to risk their own careers to save Rip” Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan, their plan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working as a jihadist fighter…

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‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Netflix Lawsuit Continues

‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Netflix Lawsuit Continues

The $1.5 billion lawsuit filed from Relativity Media against Netflix over two movies that were filmed in North Carolina was significantly slimmed down late last week when a judge removed part of the complaint. According to Deadline, in a February 24 hearing, Santa Clara County Judge Theodore Zayner cut Relativity’s claims that the consequences of Netflix’s actions in a dispute over the streaming of two NC-filmed movies (Masterminds and The Disappointments Room) amounted to “trade libel” and a breach of the covenant of good faith. “While statements disparaging Plaintiff’s ability to…

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North Carolina Announces Three 2017 Film Grants

North Carolina Announces Three 2017 Film Grants

As we previously reported, three 2017 productions have been awarded film and entertainment grants from the state, including Season 2 of the TNT series Good Behavior, the feature film American Animals, and a national car company commercial. North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland and the Economic Development Partnership of NC announced three new productions are receiving North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grants. “Our state’s film professionals have an opportunity for work once again,” said Secretary Copeland. “I look forward to catching a glimpse of their talent as well as…

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‘Six’ Episode 6 Preview: “Confession”

‘Six’ Episode 6 Preview: “Confession”

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel’s drama series Six continues with Episode 6, entitled “Confession”, premiering tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 22), and we have a new preview to get you ready for the action. In tonight’s episode: “SEAL Team Six makes a bold decision that could lead to Rip’s rescue but could also have grave consequences.” Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan, their plan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working as a jihadist fighter with the terrorists.  Six stars…

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