Wilmington under the Dome

Posted: January 17, 2013, 08:38
Under the Dome will start shooting in Wilmington in February:

North Carolina has scored another major television production.

The Wilmington Regional Film Commission lists “Under the Dome,” a TV series based on a novel by Stephen King, as being in pre-production in Wilmington. “Under the Dome” is a science-fiction novel about people in a Maine town who suddenly find themselves sealed off from the rest of the world under a gigantic, transparent force field. The 1,072-page book follows the townspeople living in post-apocalyptic conditions, trying to deal with the consequences of being shut off from the rest of the world.

Executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, “Under the Dome” is scheduled to begin filming in Wilmington in February and will debut on CBS on June 24. According to CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler, promos of the show will air during the Super Bowl.

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Thanks to Lou Sytsma