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Clooney, Zellweger to stop in NC to promote "Leatherheads"
March 19, 2008

Stars of the North Carolina-shot romantic comedy set in the 1920s will make promotional stops in-state and South Carolina to promote the romantic film.

SALISBURY - George Clooney and Rene Zellweger, stars of the film "Leatherheads" that was filmed in North Carolina and South Carolina, will make appearances in the two states next week.

The football comedy opens April 4. The Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday that Clooney, who directed and stars in the movie, and Zellweger will be in Salisbury on March 26 and in Greenville, S.C., the next day.

In Salisbury, Clooney and Zellweger will appear about 11 a.m. at the Historic Salisbury Station as part of what they're calling the "Whistle Stop Express." In Greenville, S.C., they'll appear about 11 a.m. at The Westin Poinsett Hotel.

Read the full story from the Associated Press in the Raleigh News & Observer

[Note: The North Carolina Film Office and it's parent agency, The NC Department of Commerce, brought the film to the state. The Office worked with the Piedmont Triad and Charlotte film commissions during the course of shooting last year.]

For More Information

Aaron Syrett, Director
North Carolina Film Office

919.733.9900 tel


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