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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

Eat Like a Star in Asheville This Summer

Eat Like a Star in Asheville This Summer

Dine with Celebrities, Skip the Paparazzi Owen Wilson grabs a locally made juice at the RAD Tailgate market. Photo courtesy of Roaming in the Raw. UPDATED:  Plus, get an extra helping of star-studded action with this week's celebrity update . Asheville is buzzing this summer, thanks to the presence of several movie stars in town for the filming of an untitled comedy . And after a hard day's

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

Asheville Celebrity Sighting: Jude Law

Asheville Celebrity Sighting: Jude Law

Actor in town to research upcoming film role UPDATE: The folks at Punk Wok pop-up restaurant (hosted on Mondays and Tuesdays at MG Road ), are reporting via twitter that Law dropped by for dinner on Tuesday night. More than 10 years after Jude Law played a Western North Carolina soldier in the movie  Cold Mountain (filmed primarily in Romania), he has turned up in Asheville preparing to

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

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