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Movie filmed in Wilmington in the running for an Oscar

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'Iron Man 3' is in the running for an Oscar. 'Iron Man 3' is in the running for an Oscar.
The stars of 'Iron Man 3' The stars of 'Iron Man 3'

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The biggest blockbuster ever to come out of Hollywood East is in the running for an Academy Award.

Iron Man 3 has been nominated for best visual effects.

The Wilmington-filmed movie has some tough competition, including Gravity, Star Trek Into Darkness and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Iron Man 3 filmed in the Port City in 2012 and was released in theaters in 2013.

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