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North Carolina filmed TV news from NCHollywood.com

Billy Dee Williams Joins ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake

The cast for ABC’s upcoming Dirty Dancing remake continues to grow, today adding some Star Wars star power in the form of Lando Calrissian himself, Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Batman), set to play band leader Tito (played by Charles Coles in the original film).

Billy Dee Williams stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in North Carolina.

Billy Dee Williams stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in North Carolina.

Yesterday we reported that Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is also set to put on her dancing shoes for the musical event, as well as former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger, who was also announced this week to have officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

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‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Joins ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake

The cast for ABC’s upcoming Dirty Dancing remake continues to heat up, with Modern Family star Sarah Hyland now set to put on her dancing shoes as the newest addition to the musical event.

Sarah Hyland stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in western North Carolina.

Sarah Hyland stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in western North Carolina.

Just yesterday, former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger was also announced to have officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

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Nicole Scherzinger Dances onto ‘Dirty Dancing’ TV Remake

Former Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger has officially joined Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) and Debra Messing (Will and Grace) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to shoot in western North Carolina, near where the classic original film was also made.

Nicole Scherzinger stars in 'Dirty Dancing', filmed in western North Carolina.

Nicole Scherzinger stars in ‘Dirty Dancing’, filmed in western North Carolina.

The new three-hour Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network.

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North Carolina Awards Three Film Grants

The North Carolina Department of Commerce announced on Friday that three upcoming film and TV productions are each recipients of funds from the state’s Film and Entertainment Grant program this year, including Dirty Dancing, Shots Fired, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Sanaa Lathan stars in ‘Shots Fired’, filmed in North Carolina.

Sanaa Lathan stars in ‘Shots Fired’, filmed in North Carolina.

You can read the full press release below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! 

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Joe Manganiello Enlists In History Channel SEAL Team ‘Six’

Wilmington, North Carolina has been selected as the filming location for the upcoming History Channel series Six, a new scripted drama that is inspired by real missions from the military special operations unit Navy SEAL Team Six, and we have some updated casting news for you.

Joe Manganiello stars on 'Six', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Joe Manganiello stars on ‘Six’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Former True Blood werewolf Joe Manganiello has joined the cast of action military drama, according to Variety, and he will play Rip Taggart, a onetime leader of the SEAL Team Six squad who now patrols an African village to protect its residents from Boko Haram.

Additional cast members recently announced include Barry Sloane (Revenge), Dominic Adams, Edwin Hodge, Kyle Schmidt, and Juan Pablo Raba.

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Debra Messing Joins ‘Dirty Dancing’ TV Remake

Debra Messing is the latest cast member to join Abigail Breslin (Scream QueensLittle Miss Sunshine) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, expected to shoot in Asheville, North Carolina where the original was filmed.

will star in a remake of 'Dirty Dancing', to be filmed in North Carolina.

The new Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network, though it will be pre-recorded and not a live performance, as some recent network TV musicals have been.

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Michelle Dockery Gets Bad In ‘Good Behavior’ First Look!

TNT has revealed a first look preview of the new drama Good Behavior, recently picked up for a full series order to be filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, after the pilot episode was previously shot in Wilmington last summer.

Michelle Dockery stars in 'Good Behavior', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Michelle Dockery stars in ‘Good Behavior’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

You can watch the first official preview of Good Behavior right now in the player below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! 

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Abigail Breslin To Star In ‘Dirty Dancing’ TV Remake

Fresh out her c0-starring role in the hit Fox horror comedy Scream Queens, Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) will star in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, expected to shoot in the same Lake Lure, North Carolina area where the original was filmed.

Abigail Breslin will star in a remake of 'Dirty Dancing', to be filmed in North Carolina.

Abigail Breslin will star in a remake of ‘Dirty Dancing’, to be filmed in North Carolina.

The new Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network, though it will be pre-recorded and not a live performance, as some recent network TV musicals have been.

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History Channel Series ‘Six’ To Film In Wilmington, NC!

Wilmington, North Carolina has been selected as the filming location for the upcoming History Channel series Six, a new scripted drama that is inspired by real missions from the military special operations unit.

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The History Channel has ordered eight episodes of the military action drama from A&E Studios and The Weinstein Company.

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TNT Series ‘Good Behavior’ To Film In Wilmington, NC!

We have some much welcome good news for North Carolina’s struggling film industry this morning, as TNT has picked up the new drama Good Behavior for a full series order next year, to be filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

TNT's 'Good Behavior' is filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

TNT’s ‘Good Behavior’ is filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

After the pilot episode was shot in Wilmington this past summer, the future of the show was uncertain until TNT made the official announcement yesterday.

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