Filmed in Southport, North Carolina this summer, the first official trailer for the upcoming Nicholas Sparks adaptation Safe Haven was released this week during a live Facebook chat with Sparks and the film’s stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough.
Southport itself plays heavily and looks gorgeous in the new trailer, which you can watch in the player below, and then head over to NCHollywood.com to view more of the first official images from the highly anticipated thriller!
Lasse Hallstrom (My Life as a Dog, The Cider House Rules) directs for Relativity Media, based on the novel by North Carolina author Nicholas Sparks.
The plot is ”a young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her”.
North Carolina previously hosted the Sparks adaptations A Walk to Remember (2002), also filmed in Southport, and Nights in Rodanthe (2007), filmed in the village of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island.
You can find Safe Haven in theaters on February 8, 2013.