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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