Monday, August 8, 2022

Filmed in southeast NC, ‘One Summer’ premiering on Hallmark Sunday

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. –– Shot in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, “One Summer” is premiering this Sunday, Oct. 3, at 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.

The film tells the story of a father named Jack, who returns to his wife’s seaside hometown with his two children –– 15-year-old daughter Mikki and 10-year-old son Tyler –– after her unexpected passing. Jack was ill at the time of her death but has made a surprise recovery and hopes this stay in his wife’s childhood home will help the family heal.

Old Baldy Lighthouse is heavily featured as a place Lizzie grew up playing.

The movie stars Sam Page as Jack and Amanda Schull as wife Lizzie. Sarah Drew plays Jenna, who helps Jack in his grieving.

In Wilmington, the production pulled film permits for Legion Stadium Pool and Elijah’s restaurant.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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