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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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‘Secrets and Lies’ Surface in First Official Trailer

As if we weren’t excited enough that the new drama Secrets & Lies has been picked up by ABC and will return to Wilmington, North Carolina to shoot the reminder of its first season, now ABC has premiered the first official trailer online!

Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis star in ABC's 'Secrets & Lies', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis star in ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

You can watch the full trailer in the player below, then be sure let us hear your thoughts in the comments!

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ABC Series ‘Secrets & Lies’ Picked Up And Returning To Wilmington

After filming its pilot episode in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier this year, it was announced late last week that the new drama Secrets & Lies has been picked up by ABC and will go to series, but the best news is that production of the show, starring Ryan Phillippe (I Know What You Did Last Summer) and Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) will return to Wilmington to shoot the reminder of its first season.

Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis star in ABC's 'Secrets & Lies', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis star in ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Ryan Phillippe stars in the drama as a patriarch who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young boy when he finds the body in ABC’s American adaptation of the Australian series Secrets & Lies.

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‘Secrets & Lies’ Adds Indiana Evans and More

ABC will film the pilot episode of its new series Secrets & Lies in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the cast keeps growing, with four more additions announced today, including Indiana Evans (pictured below) of Lifetime’s recent Blue Lagoon reboot.

Indiana Evans will tell 'Secrets & Lies' for ABC in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Indiana Evans will tell ‘Secrets & Lies’ for ABC in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Also joining the cast are Charles Dutton (Roc), Steven Brand (Magic City), and Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead), according to Deadline.

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Clifton Collins Jr. Joins ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’

ABC will film the pilot episode of its new series Secrets & Lies in Wilmington, North Carolina, and we have yet another cast member joining in the drama, as it was announced today that Clifton Collins Jr. (Star Trek, Pacific Rim) will join Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) and Ryan Phillippe (I Know What You Did Last Summer) in the series.

Clifton Collins Jr. is coming to Wilmington, North Carolina for the pilot episode of ABC's 'Secrets & Lies'.

Clifton Collins Jr. is coming to Wilmington, North Carolina for the pilot episode of ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’.

Collins will play a childhood friend of Phillippe’s character Ben and tenant in Ben’s pool house who is unwaveringly supportive of Ben after he discovers the neighbor boy’s body, according to Deadline.

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KaDee Strickland Will Tell ‘Secrets & Lies’ for ABC

ABC will film the pilot episode of its new series Secrets & Lies in Wilmington, North Carolina, and it was announced today that KaDee Strickland (Private Practice) will join Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) and Ryan Phillippe (I Know What You Did Last Summer) as part of the growing cast.

KaDee Strickland joins the cast of 'Secrets & Lies', to film in Wilmington, North Carolina.

KaDee Strickland joins the cast of ‘Secrets & Lies’, to film in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Strickland will play Phillippe’s wife Christy, whose feelings toward her husband are complicated following his discovery of the neighbor boy’s body in the American adaptation of the popular Australian mystery series of the same name, according to Deadline.

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Juliette Lewis Joins ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’

ABC will film the pilot episode of its new series Secrets & Lies in Wilmington, North Carolina, and it was announced today the Oscar nominated actress Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) will star in the series along with Ryan Phillippe (I Know What You Did Last Summer).

Juliette Lewis is coming to Wilmington, North Carolina for ABC's 'Secrets & Lies'.

Juliette Lewis is coming to Wilmington, North Carolina for ABC’s ‘Secrets & Lies’.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Lewis will play Andrea Cornell, the unflappable, somewhat formidable detective conducting the investigation into the slaying of 4-year-old Tom Mullen who has her sights set on Ben (Phillippe), the loving father who found the boy’s body.

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Natalie Martinez Moving From ‘Under the Dome’ to ‘Secrets & Lies’

Natalie Martinez, currently of the hit CBS series Under the Dome, is relocating from one Wilmington-filmed series to another, as it was announced this week that Martinez will join Ryan Phillippe in the new ABC series Secrets & Lies.

Natalie Martinez stars in 'Under the Dome'.

Natalie Martinez stars in ‘Under the Dome’.

The pilot episode of the new series is set to film later this month in Wilmington, North Carolina, where Dome is also shot.

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Ryan Phillippe to Star in ‘Secrets & Lies’ ABC Pilot

ABC will film the pilot episode of its new series Secrets & Lies in Wilmington, North Carolina, and today The Port City Daily reports that Ryan Phillippe will star in the series.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Freddie Prinze Jr. on the Southport, NC set of 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Freddie Prinze Jr. on the Southport, NC set of ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’.

Phillippe previously worked in Southport, North Carolina filming the horror slasher I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997).

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