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‘Masterminds’ Rescheduled For September 2016 Release

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds was indefinitely delayed from its originally scheduled release this summer when Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy, but the film has now been rescheduled with a new 2016 theatrical release date.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in 'Masterminds', filmed in western North Carolina.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in ‘Masterminds’, filmed in western North Carolina.

Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), Masterminds will now open in theaters on September 30, 2016.

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‘Masterminds’ Full Trailer Revealed

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the official full trailer for the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds has arrived online this week.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in 'Masterminds', filmed in western North Carolina.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in ‘Masterminds’, filmed in western North Carolina.

Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), you can watch the new trailer for Masterminds here, and then scroll down to view the new official poster as well as four new character posters, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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‘Masterminds’ Debuts Hilarious First Teaser Trailer

Filmed in and around Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, the first official teaser for the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds has arrived and it looks pretty hilarious.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in 'Masterminds', filmed in western North Carolina.

Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig star in ‘Masterminds’, filmed in western North Carolina.

Also starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Kirsten Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers), you can watch the first teaser for Masterminds in the player below, and then scroll down to view the poster, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Zach Galifianakis Heist Comedy Renamed ‘Masterminds’

Filmed in Asheville, North Carolina this summer, the Zach Galifianakis “Armored Car Heist” movie has finally received its official name – Masterminds.

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson star in 'You Are Here', filmed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson reunite in ‘Masterminds’, filmed in Asheville, North Carolina.

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 off with the money, committing the third largest cash robbery in United States history at the time.

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Kristen Wiig Talks Spending Summer Filming In Asheville

Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) spent much of her summer in Asheville, North Carolina filming a highly anticipated heist comedy (formerly Loomis Fargo) with Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Jason Sudeikis, and she talked fondly about her time in the area earlier this week when the actress appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman

Kristen Wiig stars in an untitled heist comedy (formerly 'Loomis Fargo'), filmed in Asheville, North Carolina.

Kristen Wiig stars in an untitled heist comedy (formerly ‘Loomis Fargo’), filmed in Asheville, North Carolina.

You can watch Wiig talk about her summer in Asheville in the player below!

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NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

The North Carolina Film Office released a mid-year financial report today, which estimates another banner year for the state’s film industry, with in-state spending by productions at over $268 million. plus the creation of more than 19,000 job opportunities, with filming taking place in 35 different counties

NC Film Office

Six months into 2014, the North Carolina Film Office reports an estimated production tally of $268 million in direct in-state spending and nearly 19,000 job opportunities for North Carolinians.

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Jason Sudeikis Joins Zach Galifianakis Heist Comedy

Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers) is in negotiations to return to North Carolina this summer to join the all-star cast of a trues story heist comedy (formerly Loomis Fargo), set to begin filming in Asheville, North Carolina in July.

Jason Sudeikis is joining Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristen Wiig in a true story heist comedy to film in Asheville, North Carolina.

Jason Sudeikis is joining Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristen Wiig in a true story heist comedy to film in Asheville, North Carolina.

Deadline reports that Sudeikis will play a hitman in the film.

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Kristen Wiig to Pull NC Heist in Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson Comedy

Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) has signed on to star in the true story of a real-life armored car heist that happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, joining Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover) and Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, You Are Here) in the confirmed cast, with filming set to begin in July in North Carolina.

Kristen Wiig will star in a true North Carolina heist comedy, to be filmed in North Carolina.

Kristen Wiig will star in a true North Carolina heist comedy, to be filmed in North Carolina.

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 off with the money, committing the third largest cash robbery in United States history at the time.

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Zach Galifianakis Joins Owen Wilson for NC Heist Comedy

Relativity Media will bring a true heist story that happened in Charlotte, North Carolina to life in a new comedy now set to star Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, You Are Here), with filming to take place in the state next summer.

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson will reunite in North Carolina for a new heist comedy.

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson will reunite in North Carolina for a new heist comedy.

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 off with the money, committing the third largest cash robbery in United States history at the time.

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Jim Carrey Comedy ‘Loomis Fargo’ To Film True NC Story In North Carolina

Set to begin filming this month in North Carolina, Relativity Media will bring a true heist story that happened in Charlotte to life in a new comedy starring Jim Carrey.

Jim Carrey

Loomis Fargo is 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 off with the money, committing the third largest cash robbery in United States history at the time.

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