Pictureperfect town stars in safe haven the boston globe. Nicholas sparkss safe haven set tour with josh duhamel and julianne hough. The movie is filming this week at a location called pleasant oaks off n. The film faithfully follows the text of the nicholas sparks bestseller, opening as katie julianne hough, a battered wife, finds shelter with a kindly neighbor. Some locations like ryans port market were just outside of town or built for the movie and later torn down. In safe haven, however, southport finally gets to be itself and its never looked better. Moore street market was a lunch spot for the stars of safe haven, which was filmed in southport and came out on dvd last week.
Hollywood movie safe haven filming in southport, nc near. A safe haven classical chinese medicine home facebook. It was released theatrically in north america on february 14, 20. Safe haven will begin filming in southport next monday, july 9, at the ryans port market set at the yacht basin. A fantastic adventure with bleach cosplay costume fms. Safe haven, based on the nicolas sparks novel of the same name, spent several weeks filming in and around southport, n. The production shot in southport and wilmington during the summer of 2012. One of the scenes involved burning a general store set that was built for the movie. And, of course, southport, north carolina is the other star of the film, which is based on the nicholas sparks novel for this same name. The house has also made appearances in the stephen king tv show, under the dome apparently as well, which filmed in southport. Southport, nc is safe haven for julianne hough obx.
Several southport storefronts and restaurants made their way into the film as well as hosted the. A safe haven classical chinese medicine 4921 southport supply rd. Many of the scenes in safe haven were filmed on this set of ryans port market near the southport marina. See the north carolina sites where safe haven filmed. Safe haven is a 20 american romance film starring julianne hough, josh duhamel and cobie smulders. Safe haven was filmed in southport and wilmington in north carolina. The film was originally set for a february 8 release, but was moved to february 14, 20. Sparks was inspired by the town when he was here shooting a walk to remember. Safe haven set visit in southport, nc 5 minutes for books. The film began principal photography on june 18, 2012 in wilmington and southport, north carolina. Southport is a short 40 minute drive to wilmington, nc.
James plantation, southport nc and its residents are watching preparations for the filming of yet another hollywood movie in their picturesque oceanfront town of southport crews on safe haven, a drama based on a nicholas sparks novel of the same name, are building sets and finalizing locations. Southport has appeared in alist flicks including safe haven, crimes of the heart, a walk to remember, i know what you did last summer, and tv shows including under the dome and sleepy hollow. Immerse yourself in nicholas sparks safe haven in the town of southport, the setting for his bookturnedmovie also known as americas happiest seaside town. Nicholas sparks movie films in southport oak island nc. Southport nc tour video,oak island tour, brunswick county tour duration. The town of southport is a minimum of 2 hours east of the nearest logical route. Some locations like ryans port market were just outside of town or built for the movie and later. Safe haven, was adapted from the nicholas sparks novel of the same name. The film, which stars josh duhamel and julianne hough, has had to work through some tricky filming situations in the southport area. Step into scenes filmed at old american fish company and the historic grey burriss house, or kick back where the stars relaxed around town. The city would have to assume responsibility for relocating the cottage from its current location pleasant oaks plantation off nc highway 3. Tour the southport locations where the hit movie safe haven was filmed. Julianne hough dancing with the stars, grease live and josh duhamel transformers, las vegas are the cutie couple blessed by actress cobie smulders how i met your mother. Fans of safe haven, or travelers just looking for a fun adventure.
Tour southport fun tours guided tours of southport nc. Built just for the movie, the market structure was dismantled after filming. The same is true for the scene in the mountains when the bus crosses the lin cove viaduct in western nc. Safe haven trinity united methodist hurch 209 east nash street runswick inn a walk to remem er the hurch jamies dad belongs to under the dome a selfguided walking tour for filming locations in southport 1 old yacht asin, yacht asin drive i know what you did last summer julies house on short street safe haven alexs house. It is brand new construction built to fit in with atmosphere of southport. Safe haven makes southport look great southport nc. Safe haven, a romantic thriller film adapted from the nicholas sparks novel, debuted on the silver screen valentines day 20, and two north carolina coastal cities played starring roles. Another, the tv series under the dome, debuts this summer. Julianne hough take you on a tour of beautiful southport, north carolina where the novel safe haven is based and the movie was filmed. Sparks was inspired by the town when he was here shooting. Filming for safe haven, the film adaptation of the nicholas sparks novel, was shot in southport, nc. Here is the set of the general store that josh duhamels character owns. Located on the mouth of the cape fear river and the atlantic ocean, southport has.
Safe haven is the latest nicholas sparks novel to be made into a film. Crews have reportedly already started building sets for safe haven, which will not only be filmed in southport, but is also set in the town southport has previously hosted numerous feature film productions, including firestarter 1984, weekend at bernies 1989, i know what you did last summer 1997, and the previous sparks adaptation a walk to remember 2002. After a day of strolling our treelined streets, shopping in our boutiques, and visiting the many sites that make southport so special, be sure to stop and spend some time at one of our. Ryans port market was built and burnt for the film at brunswick street at. A bus trip from boston to atlanta, as indicated in the film, would pass through north carolina on either i85 or possibly i95. Nov 15, 2018 filming for safe haven, the film adaptation of the nicholas sparks novel, was shot in southport, nc. Stay tuned for behindthescenes scoop from all the safe haven set and you can also follow safe haven movie on facebook to get the latest news on the movie throughout the production process. The front doors are on display at the fort johnston southport museum and visitors center.
Safe haven will be filming in the beautiful town of southport, north carolina, where the film adaptation of a walk to remember was also filmed. The town has never looked so good and many were heard leaving the theatre saying the real star of the movie was indeed southport. Numerous films and television shows have called on ncs brunswick islands for magnificent backdrops and key scenes. Yesterday i shared with you a bit about southport, nc and the set of the movie safe haven by nicholas sparks due out on valentines day. Seafood restaurants populate the southport yacht basin, where. It is about a woman named katie hough who escapes her husband in boston actually shot in wilmington, n. Nicholas sparkss safe haven set tour with josh duhamel and. One of the loveliest waterfront towns on the entire east coast is southport, north carolina. Safe haven based on nicholas spark s book of the same name has been filming in nearby southport, nc. In this post however, i cover all the nicholas sparks filming locations you can find for a few select east coast regions from the films. Heres a story i wrote about southport, which ran may 12 in the boston. Southport is a quiet, sleepy town on the southeast coast of north carolina.
A terrified woman flees her boston home, having been in the possession of a bloody knife. Safe haven filming locations in southport north carolina and wilmington north carolina. Its no doubt that folks in southport nc were chomping at the bit last week, waiting for the local and national premier of the movie safe haven on valentines day. Today i will share with you a few of the pictures that we sneakily took while filming was taking place. The city of southport tourism and the southport historical society are proud to provide this tour guide to our visitors and neighbors. Safe haven southport nc showing off our true colors its no doubt that folks in southport nc were chomping at the bit last week, waiting for the local and national premier of the movie safe haven on valentines day. She takes a job as a waitress and keeps a low profile, but she is soon won over by the warmth and caring of the closeknit community, especially that of widower alex josh duhamel. The movie was filmed in southport during the summer of 2012.
A walk to remember, safe haven, nights in rodanthe and the last song some of my all time favourite nicholas sparks films. Many popular movies and tv shows have been filmed in southport including crimes of the heart, nicholas sparks safe haven and steven kings under the dome. We moved to southport, nc a yearandahalf ago, and this quaint little town is as close to heaven as you can get. Safe haven relativity media alex s house from safe haven is actually the historic grey burriss house, located at 410 w. Safe haven movie set southport, north carolina arts. Southport north carolina south carolina carolina beach north carolina homes wilmington nc bloor homes kure beach oak island nicholas sparks many of the beach scenes were shot on oak island. This week, safe haven is looking a lot like firestarter. Though sparks set safe haven in southport, scouts considered wrightsville beach and varnamtown before deciding on the novels setting for filming, he. But safe haven is far from the first film to have been produced in southport. According to the southport tourism director, relativity media has offered to donate the safe haven movie set known as katies cottage to the city of southport. Safe haven filming locations, the 20 movie shot in southport and wilmington in north carolina safe haven where filmed. The film industry discovered southport, nc in 1984 when some scenes for firestarter were filmed in downtown southport. Safe haven, filmed in southport, set to make debut. Filmed in southport, nchome of the fourth of july paradein the summer of 2012.178 109 225 1547 1050 327 961 496 1323 744 1396 303 336 420 259 1593 145 884 1250 1212 358 175 970 858 1448 751 1034 497