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Is “Dirty Dancing” coming back to Asheville?

Is “Dirty Dancing” coming back to Asheville?

Mini-series remake to shoot in N.C. An iconic scene from the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. Photo: Lionsgate. The magic of Dirty Dancing is set to return, this time on the small screen and possibly in the Asheville area ! A planned three-episode TV miniseries, to air on ABC Networks, has applied for and received $4 million as part of the state’s N.C. Film and

First look at "Serena," Jennifer Lawrence's next WNC blockbuster

First look at "Serena," Jennifer Lawrence's next WNC blockbuster

Local author's story comes alive with star cast Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper star in Serena. More than two years after filming wrapped, the film adaptation of Serena by Asheville author Ron Rash finally has a trailer. The story of a timber baron and his ruthless wife takes place in Depression-era Western North Carolina, although the film was shot in the Czech Republic. Jennifer Lawrence

Kristen Wiig celebrates Asheville's "hippie" vibe

Star recounts summer stay on Letterman Last night on The Late Show with David Letterman, the host asked guest Kristen Wiig what she did on her summer vacation Wiig, who spent the summer in Asheville filming a comedy about a 1997 Loomis Fargo heist  that also stars Zack Galifianakis and Owen Wilson, expressed her love for the "hippie" town, mentioning the "great restaurants--Wiig was spotted

Heist Comedy Brings Funny Stars to Town

Heist Comedy Brings Funny Stars to Town

Galifianakis, Wiig lead cast in Asheville film Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig & Zach Galifianakis Owen Wilson walks into a craft beer bar in Asheville. And no, that's not the start to a joke, it's what the comedic actor actually did earlier this week, as he acclimated himself to his new home for the next few weeks. Wilson is in town for the upcoming shoot of a new film, and he won't be the only

Win Tickets: Hunger Games Movie and Adventures

Win Tickets: Hunger Games Movie and Adventures

Watch Hunger Games Under the Stars at Chimney Rock State Park. Catch an outdoor screening of The Hunger Games at Chimney Rock State Park this Saturday, September 7. This is your opportunity to get reacquainted with your favorite film characters prior to the November 22 release of the sequel Catching Fire . Fans of the hit movie may recall the mountains surrounding Asheville were used for filming

Movie in the Meadows

Movie in the Meadows

Asheville Insider Tip: Chimney Rock State Park's Outdoor Movie Experience. It's not too often you can watch a movie in the same location where it was filmed. That's what's happening this weekend at Chimney Rock State Park . Watch The Last of the Mohicans on a huge outdoor screen where the last 17 min. of this epic romantic adventure movie starring Daniel Day-Lewis were originally filmed. In the

East Coast Hollywood

East Coast Hollywood

Academy Award Winners with an Asheville Past. The 2013 Academy Awards shined a spotlight on many of Hollywood's best and brightest, and many of the night's biggest winners have prior connections to Asheville and the surrounding mountains. Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence filming The Hunger Games The starlet has become a star. Jennifer Lawrence has received an Academy Award nomination in the

Movie in the Meadows

Movie in the Meadows

The Last of the Mohicans Returns to Chimney Rock for 20th Anniversary. It’s not often that movie fans get to watch their favorite flick where it was filmed. For the 20th anniversary of The Last of the Mohicans , Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park  will be presenting the movie outdoors on a 43-foot screen this Saturday, June 16, 2012 starting at 8:45 p.m. Enjoy this outdoor movie

The Hunger Games Red Carpet Gala

The Hunger Games Red Carpet Gala

As The Hunger Games craze sweeps across the nation, all eyes are on the mountains of Western North Carolina , which served as the backdrop for many of the scenes throughout the movie. It took the efforts of many people to make this movie possible, and we had a chance to meet with some of them at Asheville's advanced screening of the movie.  Enjoy this behing-the-scenes look at what it took to

The Hunger Games Craze Hits Asheville

The Hunger Games Craze Hits Asheville

Go Behind The Scenes in Asheville: Survival Skills, Celebrity Suites & Star Stalking Jennifer Lawrence on the set of The Hunger Games. With the Academy Awards just days away, all eyes will be on the red carpet this week, but Oscar buzz will quickly shift to movie predictions for 2012. Critics are touting The Hunger Games . Set in post-apocalyptic Appalachia with a gripping (read: addictive)

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