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Under the Dome Begins Production on Season 2

Wilmington area Setting for popular TV Series

The dome is officially descending upon the Wilmington region again as CBS’ smash hit series from last summer, Under the Dome, began shooting season two this week. The show, based on the Stephen King book of the same name, follows the picturesque small town of Chester’s Mill and its residents who scramble to survive after a mysterious, impenetrable dome suddenly appears, separating them from the outside world. Premiering to more than 13 million viewers last June, Under the Dome‘s pilot was the most watched summer series debut since 2002 and paved the way for the show to become the runaway hit of the summer. During its 13 episodes, the show garnered an average of more than 10 million viewers.  Continue reading

Iron Man 3 Continues Filming on Oak Island

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Iron Man 3 Filming near Yaupon Beach Pier on Oak Island

The movie Iron Man 3 has been filming on the beach at Oak Island near Yaupon Fishing Pier. We happened to arrive yesterday just in time to watch a spectacular site of five parachute jumpers, dropped from a plane, land at a precise spot on the beach. Water patrols were available had they been needed in case of a water landing. Continue reading