‘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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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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‘Masterminds’ Comes Home on Blu-ray

‘Masterminds’ Comes Home on Blu-ray

The much-delayed, renamed, and rescheduled comedy filmed in and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, Masterminds arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Marino, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & Company armored car grabbed $17 million, stuck it in a company van, and drove…

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Early Review Calls ‘Shots Fired’ an “Excellent New Series”

Early Review Calls ‘Shots Fired’ an “Excellent New Series”

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, the new Fox drama Shots Fired, just had its world premiere screening of the first six episodes at the ongoing Sundance Film Festival, and an early review calls the series, featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil after a racially-charged shooting, “worthy and excellent”. Variety writes that show is “a worthy and excellent new series that works as both a television drama and an interlocking array of engagements with some of the most thorny issues of our time. Shots Fired resists easy…

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‘Shots Fired’ in New Official Trailer

‘Shots Fired’ in New Official Trailer

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox has released a new official trailer for the upcoming series Shots Fired, a drama featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil after a racially-charged shooting. Read on for an full synopsis of the show, and then scroll down to watch the brand new official trailer and tell us what you think in the comments! Will you be watching?  Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, SHOTS FIRED is a dramatic new event series that…

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‘Shots Fired’ Premiere Date Announced

‘Shots Fired’ Premiere Date Announced

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox has announced the premiere date for the new series Shots Fired, a drama featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil after a racially-charged shooting. Shots Fired will premiere on Fox on Wednesday, March 22 at 8pm. Read on for an full synopsis of the show, and then scroll down to watch the brand new official trailer and tell us what you think in the comments! Will you be watching?  Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small Southern…

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‘American Animals’ To Be Filmed In Charlotte, North Carolina!

‘American Animals’ To Be Filmed In Charlotte, North Carolina!

The first new movie production to be filmed in North Carolina in 2017 is now confirmed, as the independent drama American Animals will be shot in Charlotte and surrounding towns beginning in February! American Horror Story breakout star Evan Peters, who also played Quicksilver in this summer’s X-Men: Apocalypse and 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, was announced last month as the lead in the film. A heist thriller from writer-director Bart Layton (The Imposter), American Animals will tell the unbelievable but mostly true story of four young men who mistook their lives…

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‘Masterminds’ Get Stupid Rich In New Trailer

‘Masterminds’ Get Stupid Rich In New Trailer

The much-delayed, renamed, and rescheduled comedy filmed in and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, Relativity Studios, slowly recovering from bankruptcy, has released a new trailer for Masterminds, starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Marino, Kristen Wiig, and Wiig’s Ghostbusters co-stars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Formerly titled Loomis Fargo the film tells the story of a real life robbery that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina  in 1997, when David Scott Ghantt, the driver of a Loomis Fargo & Company armored car…

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‘Shots Fired’ New Official Trailer Revealed

‘Shots Fired’ New Official Trailer Revealed

Set to premiere in early 2017, FOX has released the second official trailer for the new series Shots Fired, a drama featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil after a racially-charged shooting, filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region. In the official announcement released today, FOX has set Shots Fired for a spring 2017 premiere in the 8-9pm time slot on Wednesday nights, following the fall debut of Lethal Weapon in the same time slot. Read on for an full synopsis of the show, and then scroll down…

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‘Careful What You Wish For’ Gets New Trailer and Release Date

‘Careful What You Wish For’ Gets New Trailer and Release Date

Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina, a new official trailer arrived online today along with a new release date for the erotic thriller Careful What You Wish For, starring Isabel Lucas (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) and former Disney star Nick Jonas (Scream Queens). Directed by Elizabeth Allen, Jonas plays a character who has an affair with a married woman played by Lucas. Dermot Mulroney (Young Guns) is cast as her husband. When the town erupts after a suspicious death, the young lovers become embroiled in scandal, forcing Doug (Jonas) to…

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