Beach town to see stars when movie starts production next week
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) – A movie starring Wilmington's Linda Lavin will start filming in Wrightsville Beach next week.
A Short History of Decay is an independent film about a man who takes on the role of caregiver for his parents.
According to a film permit filed with Wrightsville Beach town officials, the movie will be shooting driving scenes around the loop on October 4 and 5. The production will also film near the intersection of North Lumina and East Columbus.
Linda Lavin, who lives in Wilmington and is fresh off a Tony nomination, is one of the film's stars. Lavin is well known for starring as the title character in Alice and for her numerous Broadway performances.
In A Short History of Decay, she plays a woman in the early stages of Alzheimer's.
The filmmaker plans to give a portion of the profits from the movie to Alzheimer's research.
The movie also stars Emmanuelle Chriqui, Bryan Greenberg and Kathleen Rose Perkins, according to IMDB.
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