Zach Galifianakis Film ‘Democracy For Sale’ Takes on NC’s “Regressive” Politics

Zach Galifianakis Film ‘Democracy For Sale’ Takes on NC’s “Regressive” Politics

Actor and Wilkesboro, North Carolina native Zach Galifianakis stars in a new documentary, Democracy For Sale, which discusses how his home state went from being “a beacon of light and generosity in a sea of red state reactionary politics” to what the film’s website refers to as “one of the most regressive and intentionally belligerent states in the union.” The documentary is currently being screened for free across North Carolina, continuing through February, with more screenings are still being scheduled. Galifianakis, who was born in Wilkesboro and attended N.C. State University,…

Read More

‘Are You Here’ Trailer Revealed

‘Are You Here’ Trailer Revealed

Filmed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 2012, the first official trailer for the comedy-drama Are You Here (formerly known as You Are Here), the directorial debut from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner starring Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), has finally arrived online today! Written and directed by Weiner, and also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers) and Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), you can watch the brand new trailer in the player below! Share:

Read More

NC Natives Zach Galifianakis and Julianne Moore are ‘Freeheld’

NC Natives Zach Galifianakis and Julianne Moore are ‘Freeheld’

Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore (Carrie) and Wilksboro, North Carolina’s own Zach Galifiankis (The Hangover, You Are Here) will team up for the first time in the indie drama Freeheld, co-starring Ellen Page (Juno, Inception). Moore will play Laurel Hester, a New Jersey police detective whose world was shattered when she became terminally ill and government officials prevented her from assigning her pension benefits to her domestic partner, mechanic Stacie Andree (Page). Share:

Read More