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'Secret & Lies' picked up by network, set to film in Wilmington

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Secret & Lies stars Phillippe (left) and Lewis (right) (Source: Facebook and wikimedia) Secret & Lies stars Phillippe (left) and Lewis (right) (Source: Facebook and wikimedia)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A TV show that filmed its pilot episode in Wilmington has been picked up by a major network.

Secret & Lies has been picked up by ABC for next season according to Hollywood media outlets. The show stars Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis in a crime drama series based off an Australian show.

The show is scheduled for 10 episodes and could see more filming in Wilmington or the Charlotte area. Sources close to the production say the show is expected to film in Wilmington.

Phillippe, who is known for his roles in Crash and Cruel Intentions, will reportedly play the role of Ben Garner, a family man who works as a house painter and ultimately becomes the prime suspect in the death of his 4-year-old neighbor. Lewis stars as Detective Andrea Cornell who is hot on the trail of Garner.

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