North Topsail Beach Goes Hollywood

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Everywhere you turn on the island there are trailers, tents and production crews. It's all thanks to a feature film being made. "Nights of Rodanthe" based on New Bern native Nicholas Spark's book. The film which stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane, is being filmed at a home, in the Hampton Bay neighborhood. Town manager Brad Smith says, not only is the film helping boost the local economy, its also giving the small beach town, a little bit of publicity. Shooting on the film is expected to wrap next week, and will be in theaters next summer.