Tom Hardy and Christian Bale star in 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 20, 2012

The Dark Knight returns this week, as the most anticipated film of 2012 takes over movie theaters nationwide starting at midnight tonight (Thursday). Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 20,...

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Weekend Movie Update – July 13, 2012

It’s a relatively unscary Friday the 13th for movie fans this week, as the latest Ice Age family adventure drifts into theaters, while Rock rules at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

H.A. Creef Jr. at The Pioneer Theatre on March 29, 2012.

Final Reel: Pioneer Theatre Owner H.A. Creef Jr. Dies at 82

We were saddened on Friday (July 6) to learn of the passing of another Outer Banks icon this week, as H.A. Creef Jr. – owner of the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre in Manteo – died at age 82. While Creef’s name...

The Amazing Spider-Man

Weekend Movie Update – July 6, 2012

Reigning pop music star Katy Perry and maverick director Oliver Stone try to take down The Amazing Spider-Man this week, while the wild things of Madagascar swing into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

The Amazing Spider-Man opens July 3, 2012

[Special Feature] Spider-Man Returns to Theaters

One of the most beloved icons of American popular culture returns to movie screens everywhere this week when The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters as one of the most anticipated movies of the year with...

'Ted' stars Seth Macfarlane, March Wahlberg, and Mila Kunis.

Weekend Movie Update – June 29, 2012

Hot male strippers and a foulmouthed talking bear top this week of decidedly R-rated new releases, while the fairest one of all arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 29,...

Tom Hanks recently toured Naval Station Norfolk while filming 'Captain Phillips' in the area. (photo: Naval Station Norfolk)

[Now Filming] 'Captain Phillips' Star Tom Hanks Tours Naval Station Norfolk

New photos of Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks touring Naval Station Norfolk were released on the base’s official Facebook page this past weekend. You can scroll down to see two of the photos below, then click here to...

Benjamin Walker stars as 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 22, 2012

Abraham Lincoln grabs his axe and slays some vampires, while Disney gets Brave, Steve Carell prepares for the apocalypse, and aliens attack The Pioneer this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

Rocky Mount, NC native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

NC's Mary Elizabeth Winstead Slays in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

 Rocky Mount, North Carolina native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars as Mary Todd Lincoln in the new action horror epic Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – opening in theaters this weekend. The R-rated adaptation of author Seth...

Tom Hanks will play real life ship Captain Richard Phillips, was rescued from Somali pirates on April13, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

[Now Filming] Tom Hanks Begins Shooting 'Captain Phillips' in VA Beach

 Tom Hanks has been sighted at work and at brunch in Hampton Roads, Virginia this week, as excitement over the star’s new movie filming in the area continues to build. The two-time Oscar winning...

Tom Cruise stars in 'Rock of Ages'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 15, 2012

Rock cranks up the 1980s and Adam Sandler gives dads a Father’s Day gift, while Rihanna launches Battleship at the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 15, 2012!...

Prometheus

Weekend Movie Update – June 8, 2012

The original Alien invader attacks theaters this week, while the wild things of Madagascar return for a threequel and you can Expect all-star laughs at the Pioneer.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Julianne Hough will film ‘Safe Haven’ in Southport, NC.

Southport, NC is 'Safe Haven' for Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough (Burlesque, Footloose, Rock of Ages) will join Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Touristas) in the latest big screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, which will be filmed this summer in Southport, NC. The Safe Haven is “an...

'Iron Man 3' is the biggest production ever filmed in NC.

[Now Filming] 'Iron Man 3' Begins Shooting in NC

In addition to releasing the first official photo from the North Carolina set of Iron Man 3, Marvel officially announced the start of principal photography in Wilmington this week, and also added Raleigh/Durham, Florida, and China to the list...

OBX Entertainment Awards

Announcing The 2012 OBX Entertainment Awards!!!

OBX ENTERTAINMENT is proud to announce the first ever OBX Entertainment Awards! Read on for details – or just enter the voting booth now by clicking on a category below to VOTE for your favorite...

Charlize Theron stars in 'Snow_White_and_the_Huntsman'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 1, 2012

The fairest one of all picks up a sword, as the second Snow White of the year tries to bring the Men in Black back to Earth and vampires take over The Pioneer this week! Here’s...

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Tom Hanks to Film True Pirate Story in VA Beach!

Academy Award winning actor Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump; Saving Private Ryan) is coming to Virginia Beach to film his next high profile movie – a true story of real life pirates from the director of United 93...

Men in Black 3

Weekend Movie Update – May 25, 2012

The Men in Black are back to officially kick off the summer movie blockbuster season, while low budget horror goes nuclear and The Avengers arrive at The Pioneer this Memorial Day weekend. Here’s your Outer Banks...

Jennifer Aniston stars in 'We're the Millers'

[Now Filming] Jennifer Aniston's New Comedy Sets Up in NC

Jennifer Aniston’s next film has set up production offices at Wilmington’s EUE/Screen Gems Studios, according to StarNews. We’re the Millers is set to star Aniston (Friends, Horrible Bosses) and Saturday Night Live’s Jason Sudeikis as a pot...

Danielle Panabaker stars in 'Piranha 3DD'.

Feast on Three More NC-Filmed 'Piranha 3DD' Video Clips!

Following last week’s promo videos, three new clips from the upcoming Piranha 3DD – filmed in Wilmington, NC – have surfaced online this week and you can check them all out below! The sequel to...

Rihanna stars in 'Battleship'

Weekend Movie Update – May 18, 2012

Three new releases arrive in theaters this week, including a double dose of NC supermodel-turned-actress Brooklyn Decker, a very naughty dictator, and lively chimpanzee swinging into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Weekend Movie...

Brooklyn Decker in Sports Illustrated

A Double Dose of NC's Brooklyn Decker Hits Theaters

Supermodel turned actress Brooklyn Decker was born in Ohio, but like the Wright brothers, she found her destiny in North Carolina. The former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl was discovered by a talent scout in a...

Zach Galifianakis of Wilksboro, NC

[Now Filming] NC's Zach Galifianakis Shooting 'Here' in Winston-Salem

The new comedy You Are Here starring Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis started filming earlier this week in Winston-Salem. The film costars Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date), former Saturday Night Live cast member Amy Poehler (NBC’s Parks and Recreation), and Owen...

'Piranha 3DD' was filmed in Wilmington, NC.

NC-Filmed 'Piranha' Sequel Videos Surface

Unpredictable actor and former Celebrity Rehab television star Gary Busey is featured in a new video promoting the upcoming feature film Piranha 3DD, which was filmed in Wilmington, NC. The clip featuring Busey (The...

'Dark Shadows' stars Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer

OBX Weekend Movie Update – May 11, 2012

Director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp’s eighth cinematic collaboration threatens to cast some dark shadows on the box office record-breaking success of The Avengers, while the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre hosts the latest Nicholas Sparks romance.  Here’s your Outer Banks...

Danielle Harris rocked her new OBXE decal at the Blood on the Beach Horror Convention

Actress Danielle Harris Directs a Killer Among Friends [OBXE Interview]

Actress Danielle Harris grew up in front of the camera, but now after over two decades in the spotlight the horror icon has directed a killer feature debut fittingly called Among Friends. OBX Entertainment...

Emily Blunt and Colin Firth on the NC set of 'Arthur Newman, Golf Pro'.

[Now Filming] Trio of Scary Movies Haunting Wilmington

Hollywood producers are rushing east to cash in on North Carolina’s new tax incentives that were designed to bring more film productions to the state. The initiative is working, as the amount of productions...

Robert Downey Jr. is 'Iron Man'.

Iron Man 3 Will be NC's Biggest Blockbuster Ever

Today marks not only the eve of the North American opening of The Avengers – the first guaranteed hit of the 2012 summer movie blockbuster season – but we are also exactly one year away from...

'The Avengers' features Marvel's legendary Incredible Hulk.

OBX Weekend Movie Update – May 4, 2012

The summer blockbuster season officially begins this weekend with the arrival of the superhero epic The Avengers – featuring Marvel all-stars Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and The Incredible Hulk – opening Friday nationwide,...

The Raven stars John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe

OBX Weekend Movie Update – April 27, 2012

The Gods wage war at the historic Pioneer, while there’s something for every taste among this week’s new releases. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 27, 2012! The fantasy adventure sequel...