Miley Cyrus may be making a movie in North Carolina. Or maybe not.
Gov. Beverly Perdue scheduled a news conference Wednesday at
EUE/Screen Gems studios in Wilmington to announce a project her
office said was "expected to create hundreds of jobs."
But the event was canceled, and the state Commerce Department
said it was because more time was needed to work out the project's
Perdue later told the Star-News of Wilmington the announcement
involved the Cyrus movie "The Last Song," based on a script by
New Bern author Nicholas Sparks.
Perdue said Georgia is trying to get the movie, throwing a wrench
into North Carolina's plans.
Perdue spokeswoman Chrissy Pearson later refused to confirm
Perdue's statements, and said the governor wasn't available to
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