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'Dolphin Tale 2' swims into theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 12, 2014: Another ‘Dolphin Tale’

It’s back to the water with Dolphin Tale 2 in theaters this week, while nature’s wrath takes you Into the Storm at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of September 12, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, Mother Nature flexes her muscle, taking viewers Into the Storm (rated PG13), starting tonight (Friday) for a […]

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The movie adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novle 'The Choice' will be filmed in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Nicholas Sparks To Make ‘The Choice’ In North Carolina [NC Film]

A second Nicholas Sparks novel adaptation will be filmed in North Carolina this year, following The Longest Ride earlier this summer, as a director has been named and production dates announced for The Choice. The film adaptation of Sparks’ novel The Choice will also be shot in Wilmington and Wrighsville Beach, North Carolina, with production to begin […]

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Chris Pratt goes to space with 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 5, 2014: ‘Guardians’ Arrive At Pioneer

For the first time in almost three years since launching our weekly Outer Banks movie updates, there are no new releases opening locally this week, while Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Sept. 5, 2014!  Premiering tonight (Friday) at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for […]

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'As Above So Below' poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 29, 2014: Horror ‘Below’

A former Bond goes bad in theaters this week, and while the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in action at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 29, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, is the return of everyone’s favorite pizza-loving action hero reptiles in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (rated PG13), […]

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Karen Gillan is Nebula in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'.

[Movie Review] ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Summer’s Funnest Ride

Guardians of the Galaxy is the most fun you will have at the movies this summer. with a visually unique adventure through space alongside a hilarious and oddly relatable team of intergalactic misfits, a must-see spectacle almost overflowing with heart. Guardians is the latest film from Marvel Studios, but this is no superhero movie, but […]

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Jessica Alba returns as Nancy in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 22: Return to ‘Sin City’

The guns, girls, and gore of Sin City return to theaters this week, while Chole Grace Moretz has a near death experience, and Apes take over The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 22, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week is the sci-fi action film Dawn […]

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'Let's Be Cops' hits the beach.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 15, 2014: ‘Expendable’ Action

Stallone leads an army of aging action stars into a third Expendables adventure in theaters this week, while Jeff Bridges meets The Giver, Nina Dobrev falls for fake Cops, Harry Potter finds love, and the Transformers fight Extinction at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 15, 2014!  Transformers: Age of […]

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' are back in action.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 8, 2014: ‘Ninja Turtles’ Attack

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in action in theaters this week, while nature’s wrath takes you Into the Storm, Helen Mirren cooks up a Hundred-Foot Journey, and a Dragon sequel lands at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 8, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, the DreamWorks sequel […]

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'The Remaining' (2014), filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina

‘The Remaining’ Official Trailer Unleashes The Rapture [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, Sony Pictures has unleashed the full official trailer for the upcoming end-of-the-world thriller The Remaining, starring Alexa Vega (Spy Kids, Machete Kills), previewing an intense survival epic of Biblical proportions. The Remaining is an action-packed supernatural thriller that addresses questions of life, love, and belief against an apocalyptic backdrop.  A group […]

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It's the 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' in theaters this week.

[Movie Review] ‘Dawn of the Apes’ is Serious Monkey Business

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a great sequel to a pretty good prequel to one of the all-time classic sci-fi mindbenders ever put on film. I am a huge fan of the 1968 original Planet of the Apes and its awesome twist ending courtesy of The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling, and […]

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 1, 2014: ‘Guardians’ Of Marvel Blast Off

Marvel’s next big franchise takes off into space in theaters this week, while James Brown hits the stage, and Tom Cruise lives and dies the same day over and over at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 1, 2014!  Premiering Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week, the new sci-fi […]

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First look at Gal Galdot as Wonder Woman in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'.

Wonder Woman Revealed In ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ [Trending]

Attendees at the annual San Diego Comic Con today were the first in the world to preview the teaser trailer for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and while we will have to wait for that footage to be released, director Zach Snyder (Watchmen, Man of Steel) has revealed […]

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'Tusk' (2014), filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kevin Smith Unveils ‘Tusk’ Official Trailer [NC Film]

Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2013, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Red State) has unveiled the official trailer for his new horror film Tusk. Written and directed by Kevin Smith and starring Justin Long (Jeepers Creepers), Michael Parks (Django Unchained), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), and Genesis Rodriguez (Identity Thief)., Tusk follows a podcaster who […]

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Scarlett Johansson takes aim in 'Lucy'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 25, 2014: ‘Lucy’ Takes On ‘Hercules’

Hercules rises, Scarlett Johansson kicks butt, and Michael Douglas finds romance with Diane Keaton in theaters this week, while Tom Cruise lives and dies the same day over and over at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 25, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week […]

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Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz make a 'Sex Tape'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 18: ‘Sex Tape’, ‘Anarchy’ To The ‘Rescue’

It’s Anarchy in theaters this week, with a celebrity Sex Tape to the Rescue, while young lovers find The Fault in Our Stars at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 18, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week is the drama The Fault in Our Stars […]

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Kate Beckinsale will star in 'The Disappointments Room', to be filmed in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Kate Beckinsale Horror Movie Will Film In Greensboro [NC Film]

A new horror movie starring Kate Beckinsale (Underworld, Total Recall, Pearl Harbor) will be filmed in Greensboro, North Carolina later this year. About a family who moves into a haunted house out in the country, The Disappointments Rooms will star Beckinsale as a mother who begins to question her sanity when she starts seeing ghosts and visions […]

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'Tammy', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina

[Movie Review] ‘Tammy’ is Touching and Funny Tribute to Women

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, Tammy is a fun and funny coming of age road trip movie that should put the hilarious Melissa McCarthy and her director/co-writer husband Ben Falcone on the A List for comedic talent in Hollywood.  McCarthy is not as foulmouthed as she was in her breakthrough role in Bridesmaids, but she’s […]

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It's the 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 11, 2014: Dawn of ‘The Apes’

It’s the dawn of the age of Apes in theaters this week, while Angelina Jolie gets wicked at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 11, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week is Disney’s next big re-imagining of one of its most classic animated favorites in […]

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Grimlock roars to life in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'.

[Movie Review] ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Is More Than Meets The Eye

The Transformers are back in their biggest spectacle yet in the action-packed Age of Extinction, introducing an all new human cast, a lot of new alien robots, and a new emotional core to the largest and loudest movie franchise returning to theaters this summer. Mark Wahlberg (Boogie Nights) plays a widowed inventor raising his rebellious […]

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'Tammy', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 2, 2014: Meet ‘Tammy’

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, Tammy wants to make you laugh in theaters this week, facing a demonic Evil and a family-friendly Echo, while mutants assemble the ultimate superhero team when the X-Men arrive at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the Independence Day weekend of July 2, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer […]

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'Dracula Untold'

‘Dracula Untold’ Trailer Unleashed [Trending]

Universal Studios will bring the most iconic movie monster of all time back to theaters this Halloween in Dracula Untold, an origin story combining the true history of Vlad (“The Impaler”) Tepes and author Bram Stoker’s immortal vampire legend into one epic cinematic experience. The first official trailer for Dracula Untold has just been released […]

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Optimus Prime is back in action in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 27, 2014: Transformers Fight ‘Extinction’

The Transformers return to theaters this week, while Godzilla roars his way to The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 27, 2014! The King of Monsters will cause all kinds of damage in Godzilla (rated PG13), an epic reboot of the classic franchise, starting Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, playing […]

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Alexa Vega stars in 'The Remaining', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

First Look At ‘The Remaining’ Teases Judgement Day [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the first official teaser trailer for Sony Pictures’ end-of-the-world thriller The Remaining, starring Alexa Vega (Spy Kids, Machete Kills), arrived online this week. You can watch the brand new teaser in the player below, and then be sure to tell us your thoughts in the comments!

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The sci-fi movie 'Sol' was filmed mostly on Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head, North Carolina.

Outer Banks Is Another Planet In Feature Film ‘Sol’ [Interview]

Of the many dozens of award-winning blockbuster movies made in North Carolina in the last 30 years, very few have been made locally here on the Outer Banks, making the sci-fi thriller Sol, filmed entirely in Dare County in 2009, a very special cinematic treat for anyone who loves this area. When we first caught […]

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