Why Austin? Exploring 'Revolution' leaving NC for TX - WSFX - FOX Wilmington, NC

Why Austin? Exploring 'Revolution' leaving Wilmington for the Lone Star State

Posted: Updated:

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – We're finding out more about the possible reasons why Revolution picked Austin, Texas, as the location for filming its second season. We were first to report over the weekend that Revolution is leaving the Port City for the Lone Star State. The production filmed its first season on location in and around Wilmington.

Austin's Director of Film Marketing, Gary Bond, said they have been working with the production for a few weeks and they're "delighted with the opportunity to host this excellent series."

When it comes to why the series picked Austin, Bond said, "I'm sure the decision had to do with locations and infrastructure, and I am sure our deep pool of experienced crew members was a major factor as well."

Bond tells WECT.com that Austin was named this year's number one "city in the U.S. to live and make movies" by MovieMaker Magazine.

Crew, infrastructure and locations were among the reasons cited for the designation. 

Wilmington did not make that list.

Copyright 2013 WECT. All rights reserved.

  • Why Austin? Exploring 'Revolution' leaving Wilmington for the Lone Star StateMore>>

  • REVOLUTION: Final fall episode airs tonight!


    The NBC drama series Revolution is being filmed in the Port City.More >>
    Folks in Wilmington and several other cities across the country got a sneak peak at the new NBC series 'Revolution' Thursday night. Here's a sneak peak inside Wilmington's screening and an actor Q and A.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSFX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
FCC Public File
Email: publicfile@wsfx.com
Phone: (910) 791-8070
EEO Report
Closed Captioning