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NC Film Office Mid-Year Report: $268 Million, 19,000 Jobs In 2014

The North Carolina Film Office released a mid-year financial report today, which estimates another banner year for the state’s film industry, with in-state spending by productions at over $268 million. plus the creation of more than 19,000 job opportunities, with filming taking place in 35 different counties

NC Film Office

Six months into 2014, the North Carolina Film Office reports an estimated production tally of $268 million in direct in-state spending and nearly 19,000 job opportunities for North Carolinians.

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‘Banshee’ Promotes Geno Segers and Afton Williamson to Series Regulars

Two of our favorite actors featured on Cinemax’s record-breaking smash hit Banshee have been promoted to series regulars for the upcoming Season 3, which has just begun production Charlotte, North Carolina.

Geno Segers is Chayton Littlestone on 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Geno Segers is Chayton Littlestone on ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Geno Segers, introduced in Season 2 as the terrifyingly awesome Native American gang leader Chayton Littlestone, and Afton Williamson, who has been icy cool as District Attorney Alison Medding. have both been elevated to series regulars for the upcoming third season, according to TV Line.

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‘Banshee’ Season 2 Finale Promises War

Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, the second season finale of the hit series Banshee premieres tonight on Cinemax, promising an explosive end to a stellar season.

Antony Starr and Ivana Milicevic star in 'Banshee'.

Antony Starr and Ivana Milicevic star in ‘Banshee’.

You can watch the official preview of tonight’s Season 2 Finale in the player below, and then scroll down to tell us what you thought of this season in the comments!

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Samantha Worthen Talks ‘Banshee’ and Becoming Amish [Interview]

As Banshee nears the end of its second season, the cast and crew are getting ready to return to Charlotte, North Carolina to begin production of Season 3 in April, and Samantha Worthen, who plays Amish mom Miriam Bowman on the hit Cinemax series, is hoping she gets the call to come back to a city she has fallen in love with.

Samantha Worthen stars in 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Samantha Worthen stars in ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

We caught up with Samantha last week via telephone from her home in Atlanta to talk about Banshee, becoming Amish, and working in North Carolina.

Read on for our full interview with Samantha Worthen!

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‘Banshee’ Star Alpha Trivette on Working in NC [Interview]

Alpha Trivette is the stern elder of the Amish community in Cinemax’s fictional town of Banshee, a prominent and pivotal character in the sprawling, media-spanning mythology of the show, but he is also a fan of the hit series, as we learned in Part 1 of our interview with the Atlanta-based actor.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax's 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax’s ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Even if I weren’t in the show, I would still like it,” Alpha told us during our telephone conversation last week, as we discussed what brought the veteran actor to Banshee, what the future holds for his patriarchal character, and even his thoughts on film tax incentives.

Click here for Part 1, and then scroll down to read Part 2 of our candid interview with Alpaha Trivette!

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Alpha Trivette Talks ‘Banshee’ [Interview]

Alpha Trivette plays the stern elder of the Amish community in Cinemax’s hit series Banshee, a prominent and pivotal character in the sprawling, media-spanning mythology of the show, but he is also a fan.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax's 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax’s ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Even if I weren’t in the show, I would still like it,” Alpha told us during our telephone conversation earlier this week, as we discussed what brought the veteran actor to Banshee, what the future holds for his patriarchal character, and even his thoughts on film tax incentives.

Read on for Part 1 of our candid interview with Alpaha Trivette, and then click here for Part 2!

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‘Banshee’ Renewed for Third Season

Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, Deadline reports that Cinemax has just renewed its Emmy-winng hit series Banshee for a third season to premiere in 2015.

Frankie Faison and Antony Starr have a drink in 'Banshee'.

Frankie Faison and Antony Starr have a drink in ‘Banshee’.

Banshee won the 2013 Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.

You can watch a preview of this Friday’s new episode of the current season of Banshee in the player below!

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Watch Episode 1 of ‘Banshee’ Season 2 and New Previews Online

Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, the first episode of Season 2 of the hit series Banshee premiered this past Friday night and Cinemax has since made the episode available for free online via YouTube, along with a new 90-minute trailer for the second season.

Antony Starr is a man with no name in 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, NC.

Antony Starr is a man with no name in ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, NC.

You can watch the full first episode of Season 2 in the player below, and then scroll down to check out new previews of the weeks to come and a sneak peek at this Friday’s new episode!

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‘Banshee’ Reveals Four New Season 2 Teasers

Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, Cinemax has revealed four new teasers for Season 2 of the hit series Banshee.

'Banshee' Season 2 Banner

You can watch the new promos for Season 2 in the player below, and then scroll down to view the full trailer!

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‘Banshee’ Season 2 Trailer Reveals Good Town, Bad Blood

Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, Cinemax has revealed an awesome new trailer and poster for Season 2 of the hit series Banshee.

Get ready to scream for Season 2 of 'Banshee'.

Get ready to scream for Season 2 of ‘Banshee’.

You can watch the brand new trailer for Season 2 in the player below, and then scroll down to view the new poster!

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