WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Production for the upcoming NBC series Revolution will begin filming in Wilmington Monday.
According to film permits, three members of the cast are expected to film dialogue scenes at the NCDOT railroad right of way area and the wooded area near Brunswick, Hanover, and Campbell Streets.
Later in the day, one of the actors is slated to film outside a business on Castle Street. The film permit said this scene is supposed to be set in "Chicago" and will show the character walking through riot aftermath. There will be some street closures and intermittent traffic control in connection with this scene.
According to IMDB.com, Revolution is a sci-fi series about "a group of people struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones in world where all forms of energy have mysteriously disappeared." The series will feature Billy Burke and Giancarlo Esposito.
NBC said the drama is slated to premiere on Monday, September 17 at 10:00 p.m. After that, it will continue to air on Monday nights in that time slot.
The show's pilot episode was shot in Atlanta, Georgia. However, the entire series, except for any on-location shoots, will be filmed in Wilmington.