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Filming In Carolina Beach Last Week

By WILLARD KILLOUGH III
Managing Editor

CAROLINA BEACH - Wilmington based Swirl Films was in Carolina Beach last week filming a new movie titled "The Perfect Summer" for the Gospel Music Channel. On Thursday they were filming at the Carolina Beach First Baptist Church at 409 N Lake Park Blvd. www.watchgmctv.com describes the movie as, "A somewhat nerdy high school senior who spends all his time on his computer decides to learn to surf to capture the attention of a gorgeous surfer girl who moves next door." The cast includes Eric Roberts (The Dark Night (2008), Kate Garfield (The Carrington Event (2013), Adam Horner (The Valley (2012), and Jason Castro. Castro was a finalist in the seventh season of American Idol. Wilmington resident Sydney Penny is also cast in the film. Penny is known for her role on All My Children, a daytime soap and with Clint Eastwood in the 1985 movie "Pale Rider".
The movie will be filming throughout the New Hanover County area this month.